New tile and grout cleaning l.

Dafloorman

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you really dont want too be cleaning new grout how old is it? definitely dont want too be aggressive

why is it needing cleaned?

They said they just want a good cleaning from construction dust. It a showroom floor.

I just bid on a job like that, those are pretty easy, just pay close attention to construction debris, grout haze, paint, etc etc... Soak it good with Grout Master, and hit with spinner, I would keep it between 600-800 psi.
 
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you really dont want too be cleaning new grout how old is it? definitely dont want too be aggressive

why is it needing cleaned?

They said they just want a good cleaning from construction dust. It a showroom floor.

I just bid on a job like that, those are pretty easy, just pay close attention to construction debris, grout haze, paint, etc etc... Soak it good with Grout Master, and hit with spinner, I would keep it between 600-800 psi.

Exactly what I was thinking. Thanks.
 
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As long as you're past the cure time you will be fine.
Pay close attention to the grout installation before you clean.
Get a spray bottle of water and mist the floor in several areas.
Then see what the grout looks like.
Is the color even?
I've seen / done several new construction T&G jobs where the grout was poorly installed.
Not visible under the dust and debris but voila, once it's cleaned the grout looks terrible.
And of course, it's your fault!

Set expectations up front.
Then light solution of GM at 1 scoop per gallon and 800-1200psi with a spinner is fine.
Sell them on sealing...