Can I use sanded grout on porcelain tile?
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Also to know is, what kind of grout do you use for porcelain tile?
Also, can you use sanded grout on subway tile? Unsanded Grout Common uses for this grout: ceramic wall tiles like subway tiles and also natural stone, such as marble, that is usually set with a tight joint. The rule of thumb is if your grout joint is 1/8 inch or smaller then you want to use a non-sanded grout.
Moreover, can you use sanded grout on polished porcelain tile?
Sanded grout is normally recommended when the grout seams are 1/8 inch wide or more, as the sand provides extra bonding power that prevents cracking. Some care is required if using sanded grouts on highly polished tiles, as the sand can actually scratch the surfaces. Testing the grout on sample tile is a good idea.
Does porcelain tile need grout?
The short answer is no, you should not. Although grout does not add to the stability of the tile installation (unless it is epoxy grout), you still need to grout it.