Kitchen tile

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    tom676

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    This will be my 2nd tile and grout job. Kitchen in high end home custy says grout is epoxy. Installer left some dime size globs on tile been there 5 years. So what should I use chemical wise to clean grout and suggestion on epoxy stripper. Tile is 12x12 ceramic soiling is spotty as some areas are light , some are medium with no heavy soil.
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    There are full epoxy grouts and some cementatious grout that has some added epoxy. The cementatious grouts can be cleaned off with an acid side product. Viper Renew would be our product of that type.

    Epoxy will be difficult to completely removed if not done right at the time of installation. Wet it down with some detergent for lubrication. Scrape off as much as possible being careful not to scratch the tile. A mild abrasive pad may help to remove the rest. You can also try a solvent such as Solvent Clean.
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    Carefully use a razor blade to scrape off the globs of epoxy. No need for chemicals all the time.

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