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Aqua Mix® Grout Colorant Pre-Treat Cleaner

An effective ready-to-use cleaner designed to remove dirt, soil, soap scum and hard water deposits from grout joints. Prepares non-epoxy grout joints by lightly etching the surface for a superior Aqua Mix® Grout Colorant bond.

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Key Features

  • Ensures a superior grout colorant bond
  • Easy spray-on application
  • Ideal for countertops, backsplashes and showers


Suitable Tile Types

Sanded and non-sanded grout joints.

Health Precautions

MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. MAY IRRITATE EYES AND SKIN. Wear skin and eye protection. Contains urea monohydrochloride. If in eyes, flush with water for at least 15 minutes. If on skin, wash with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting, seek medical attention.

Limitations to the Product

  • Do not allow product to come in contact with any non-recommended surface
  • Do not mix with ammoniated cleaners, such as bleach, as harmful fumes will result
  • Not recommended on acid sensitive stone and metallic glazes. Will etch, lighten, or change the color of metallic glazes and some natural stones such as marble and limestone.

Application of Product

USE CHEMICAL-RESISTANT GLOVES, such as nitrile, when handling product.

Read entire label before using. Allow newly grouted installation to cure a minimum of 10 days. Sweep, vacuum or wipe surface to remove loose debris. Pre-wet surface with water. Spray Grout Colorant Pre-Treat Cleaner directly onto grout joints in manageable area of approximately 5 to 6 ft (0.5 M to 1 M). Allow to dwell 1 to 2 minutes. Scrub grout joints with nylon or natural-bristle scrub brush or white nylon scrub pad. Do not allow solution to dry on surface. Mop up dirty solution. Rinse thoroughly with clean water, agitating with white nylon scrub pad or brush to ensure removal of cleaning agents and acid. Completely dry surface with clean, dry absorbent towels. Allow a minimum of 2 hours drying time prior to applying Aqua Mix® Grout Colorant. For preparing epoxy grout joints, use Aqua Mix® Sealer & Coating Remover.

Cleaning of equipment

Clean tools with water and soap before material dries.

Handling & Storage

  • Close container tightly after each use
  • Store in original container only
  • Store in and use in temperatures between 45° F to 85° F (7° C to 29° C)
  • Store in areas inaccessible to small children
  • Do not reuse empty container, wrap and discard in trash or recycle
  • Product is freeze-thaw stable

Product Maintenance

Properly installed product requires no special maintenance.

Warranty Information

Product Warranty

Obtain the applicable LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY at or send a written request to Custom Building Products, Inc., Five Concourse Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA. Manufactured under the authority of Custom Building Products, Inc. © 2017 Quikrete International, Inc.

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Coverage Chart

SIZE Min Coverage Max Coverage
8 oz (237 mL) Bottle 50 sq. ft. (4.6 M²) 300 sq. ft. (28 M²)

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