You are going to need
has a triangle blade for removing sanded tile grout,
or a Grout Getter that has a diamond blade for
non-sanded tile grout (1/8” and smaller grout
You may also need a strong utility knife. Depending
on where you are scraping, some areas are hard
to get to – like
tight corners where the Grout Getter cannot access.
The utility knife or screwdriver will be useful
in removing grout from those areas.
Put one of the points of the carbide blade on
the grout and push forward. Don’t be afraid
to get aggressive and you’ll feel how the
blade works. Put both hands together on the handle
and let the Grout Getter slide forward. Sometimes
it will stick but that’s ok, just back up
a little and take less of a bite out of the tile
grout and continue.
When you approach a grout intersection, ease-up
and carefully pass the intersection without chipping
the tile corners. You want to remove the grout
about 1/8” or more below the top edge of
the tile to give room for the new grout.
blade will slide along the edge of the tile or
the glaze without scratching when used
properly. Too much force on the edges can remove
glaze so start slowly at first to get the feel
for how much pressure to apply.
After you learn
you’ll be confident to remove damaged
or discolored tile grout anywhere!