A lot of people sometimes ask why they need a grout sealer. There are people that have had tile and grout for a long time and have never sealed their grout. It is not because they don’t know how to seal grout, but they don’t know why using a grout sealer is still important. The reason why a grout sealeris so important is because it will protect your grout and make it so that you don’t have to do as much cleaning. One of its major benefits is that you won’t have to do much cleaning. If your grout is sealed, you may only have to clean it three times a month in order to keep it looking clean. Once you seal your grout with a good quality grout sealer, you can go for a long time without having to come back and clean your grout. Not only that, but using two or three applications of a grout sealer at a time can help make the surface of the grout a lot waterproof. Once the grout is waterproof, it will not be as likely to absorb stains, and to be destroyed by moisture.
If you have never learned how to seal grout, then you will find this information really important: First of all, clean the surface of your grout. Try and get rid of any grout stains that you already have. Then, allow your grout to dry. Once it dries, then you’re going to want to apply the grout sealer. The easiest way to do this is with a roller applicator, that works the same way as a paint brush roller, only it is much thinner, and so it is specifically designed for covering the grout lines. What you want to do is you want to make sure to get a lot of sealer on the grout. The sealer will be absorbed to the porous surface of the grout, so you may need to do two applications in order to get the full coverage. After going over the grout with the grout sealer, you are probably good for the next 6 to 8 months.
If your grout starts to get dirty before that, then you may want to clean it and apply another application of grout sealer to it. Most grout sealers last anywhere from four months to a year, depending on the quality of the grout sealer that you are buying, and how many coats of it you apply to the surface of your grout. Usually, we recommend that you get a larger container of grout sealer, because eventually you will use all anyway for sealing your grout.