Applying a "Wet Look" to Black Tile & Grout?

Applying a "Wet Look" to Black Tile & Grout?

Aaron Able
Sep 16, 2009

Q: Hi — My boyfriend and I recently bought a "cottage" in Connecticut and
remodeled the bathroom. We put in black hex tile with black grout, for the shower floor, but it isn't looking so hot...

Sent by Kerstin

The black is showing everything, and when the tile is dry it looks SO DIRTY! When its wet it looks great! I have spent hours on my knees scrubbing the tile to try to remove the "white construction dust" but nothing is working. I put sealant on it to see if that gave it a "wet" look, but it didn't work. I was hoping someone would have a suggestion on a finish that I could apply to give it a "Wet" look? Thanks.

Editor: Hmmm — this is not my area of expertise. Who has suggestions for Kerstin?

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