Grout Haze Removal Tips

For Cementitious-Based Grout (Laticrete 2500 or 1600 series)

Putty knife and wire brush for the chunks

Use Windex & towels (or Clorox wipes)

For Epoxy or Urethane Grout (CBP FusionPro, Laticrete Plasma, Adura, Duraceramic, Alterna/PurStone, or Bostik QuartzLock 2) or a tough to remove grout haze:

Putty knife and wire brush for the chunks

Use a chemical grout haze remover & follow instructions carefully (such as AquaMix Grout Haze Remover) 

AquaMix Grout Haze Remover Directions

Read entire label before using.   Uses Unpolished natural stone (such as granite, limestone, marble, slate, and travertine), polished granite, ceramic, porcelain, quarry, Saltillo, terra-cotta, cement pavers, masonry surfaces, and other stone and tile surfaces

USE CHEMICAL-RESISTANT GLOVES, such as nitrile, when handling product.

1.    Perform grout cleanup per grout manufacturer’s instructions.

2.    Mix 3 to 5 oz (90 to 147 mL) of Grout Haze Clean-Up per gallon (3.8 L) of water.

3.    Wet a grout sponge or terry cloth towel with the cleaning solution, wring out excess liquid.

4.    Wipe diagonally across the tile.

5.    Repeat steps 3 and 4 every 10 to 15 ft (.9 M to 1.3 M) or as necessary.

6.    Remove residual cleaning solution using a clean grout sponge or terry cloth towel dampened with clean water only.

AFTER GROUT CLEANUP WITHIN 10 DAYS OF GROUTING: Use full strength if grout haze was not completely removed during grout cleanup. Apply directly to surface and agitate with white nylon scrub pad or brush. Allow product to dwell for 5 to 10 minutes for stubborn areas or heavier grout residue. Rinse with clean water to remove residual cleaning solution.

Clean tools with water before material dries.