How to remove grout in mosaic detail workPosted on January 11th 2021 in All Blogs
When it comes to bathroom renovations, most of the time and effort is spent removing grout. While this can be a tedious task, it’s generally straight forward. However, grout removal in detailed mosaic can be challenging will often require a significant amount of time and effort. Fortunately, there is one useful tool that will help you achieve fast and accurate results. Introducing the SMART 32mm Carbide Tipped blade.
What is the 32mm Carbide Tipped blade?
The 32mm Carbide Tipped blade is designed to effortlessly remove tile grout along straight lines and in tight corners. This is particularly useful in mosaics as it provides you with incredibly easy access in those traditional tight spaces. So, if you’re trying to locate a problem and you don’t have time to waste this blade will quickly and accurately plunge into the grout with minimal effort and dust creation. Also, this blade is just as effective at cutting grooves in plaster, porous concrete and similar construction materials.
What other tools are available?
While you don’t necessarily need a multi-tool to remove grout, it’s certainly easier and quicker. However, if you don’t own a multi-tool, another alternative is to use grout rakes and tile adhesive scrapes.
Although these are suitable tools, they’re much more labour intensive compared to the Carbide Tipped blade as they will require a lot of pressure to achieve results. Plus, reaching into tight corners can be difficult, especially when using a tile adhesive scraper due its large surface.
However, the Carbide Tipped blade allows you to effectively plunge cut at rapid speed. Therefore, helping you save time and effort, especially when you’re trying to tackle a problem.
How to remove grout in detailed work
- Attach the blade
When you are ready to remove the grout, attach the 32mm Carbide Tipped blade to your multi-tool.
- Remove the grout
Simply slot the blade in between the tile to plunge through the grout and remove and required areas. Ensure you are applying light pressure throughout to prolong the life of the blade.
Want to try this blade for yourself? Find your local SMART stockist today.
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