Do you caulk or grout between tiles?

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Do you caulk or grout between tiles?

Postby beckys19 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:43 pm

I was wondering if others use aquarium silicone to caulk, or use regular grout in between tiles, or just leave the gap unsealed?
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Re: Do you caulk or grout between tiles?

Postby Claudiusx » Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:48 pm

It's up to you.

If you grout or seal the cracks, you prevent things from getting in the cracks and under the tile, but you can't remove the tiles.

If you don't, things will get in the cracks but you can remove the tiles if you want to clean them and under them.

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Re: Do you caulk or grout between tiles?

Postby KarrieRee » Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:48 pm

I would leave the gap unsealed so you can pull tiles to clean --- many have grouted etc and regretted doing it because they then can not pull them to clean -- I use a thick shop paper towel under my tiles to catch the urate that runs down in between - I pull the tile clean it w/ vinegar/ water 50 50 in a spray bottle and replace the paper towel that is wet --- here is a pic of one of dragons tank
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