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Aqua Mix® Grout Colorant

An easy-to-use, professional grade waterborne epoxy that recolors, seals and rejuvenates dirty or discolored existing grout joints. Use with a variety of grout types, including cement, epoxy, urethane and Single Component® grouts. Also simplifies ongoing grout cleaning by helping to guard against stains by sealing and protecting recolored grout.  Includes Microban® antimicrobial protection that prevents the growth of stain-causing mold and mildew on cured colorant.

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Key Features

  • Easy application and clean-up
  • Durable epoxy formula
  • Simplifies ongoing grout cleaning


  • Sanded, unsanded, epoxy, urethane and single component grout joints.
  • Effective for interior and exterior applications.


General Surface Prep

Test a small area according to application instructions, with a minimum 1-hour cure time to determine desired results.

Health Precautions

MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. MAY IRRITATE EYES AND SKIN. Wear skin and eye protection. Contains styrene-acrylic copolymer. 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. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Limitations to the Product

Application of Product

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

Read entire label before using. SHAKE WELL before using. For new installations, Grout Colorant can be applied a minimum of 48 hours after grouting depending on jobsite conditions and ambient temperature. Grout joints must be clean, dry and free of existing sealers or coatings. Prepare existing grout joints:

MOST TILE & STONE: Use Aqua Mix® Grout Colorant Pre-Treat Cleaner or Aqua Mix® Cement Grout Haze Remover.


EPOXY OR URETHANE GROUT JOINTS: Use Aqua Mix® Sealer & Coating Remover.

If more than 1 bottle of a single color is to be used, mix the material together in a large container to ensure uniformity of color. Spread evenly using the Applicator Brush or toothbrush, working Grout Colorant into joint using a back-and-forth motion. Thin, even coats should be applied, limiting the amount of Grout Colorant that gets on the tile. If going from a dark to light grout color, more than 1 application may be necessary with a minimum 2-hours drying time between coats. After Grout Colorant has dried 1 or more hours (never more than 12 hours), lightly mist surface with water and let stand 5 minutes. Remove excess Grout Colorant from surface of tile using water and a white nylon scrub pad. Ready for surface traffic in 2 hours. Keep area dry for at least 24 hours. Avoid direct scrubbing on grout joints for 20 days to allow a full cure.

Drying Time

2 hours

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

Expected Wear

Expected Wear Up To 15 Years

Will vary depending on hardness and texture of surface, type of area, surface wear, frequency, and type of maintenance products used. Weather conditions, harsh cleaning methods and high-alkaline, acidic or solvent-based cleaners will affect wear.

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.

Coverage Chart

Size Min Coverage Max Coverage
8 oz (237 mL) Bottle 50 ft² (4.6 M²) 300 ft² (28 M²)

Depends on width and porosity of grout joint, size of tile, and method of application.

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