Good Questions: How Can I Fill in These Unfinished Spaces?

Good Questions: How Can I Fill in These Unfinished Spaces?

Maxwell Ryan
Jul 30, 2007

Hello AT,

I live in a rental apartment and for the most part the apartment is well-constructed, but there are some areas where corners were clearly cut and/or unskilled laborers were used. One such area is my bathroom floor...

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It's fairly dirty/discolored between the tiles and no amount of bleach has helped. I think I might just try to grout over it, but there are two spaces on either side of the heater where it wasn't quite big enough for a tile so instead of cutting tiles to fit they just smeared some more of the stuff around.

These two spots attract dirt, hair, and lint like you wouldn't believe. The photos were taken right after I scrubbed the area as best I could -- these two spots just won't come completely clean, and they're really fugly.

Any suggestions for something I can do to fill in these spaces and smooth them out a bit so they don't trap so much nastiness? Cheap would be appreciated, as I can't afford to spend a huge amount on a rental.

Thanks! Chris


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