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Can the grout on this tile floor be re colored. Is this

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Can the grout on this tile floor be re colored. Is this something that is hard to do or could I do it myself.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  Rick replied 9 months ago.

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You can fairly easily change a grout color if you go from light to darker. You basically just paint it on. It's more like a stain than paint. Here's one option.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
my wife doesn't like the black color , wants to go with a lighter color?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
or maybe brown to match lamenent floor
Expert:  Rick replied 9 months ago.

Since the brown is also a dark color it might work but you'll need to test a small inconspicuous spot to see if she's OK with the result. No way a lighter color will work over a dark color. This is stain it's not paint.