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Old 05-08-2015, 07:26 PM   #1
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Entegra Floor Grout

Looked thru some old threads and it looks like previous grout was "epoxy" and did not need to be sealed. Anyone have any current information on the status of sealing or not sealing the grout flooring in Entegra coaches? And, if it needs to be sealed, any recommendations.

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The most reliable information would be found from the manufacturer's customer service. If it is epoxy, no sealer would be needed. If it's a porous portland cement type grout, a sealer would keep it from staining and help shed water.
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We sealed all the grout using regular grout sealer from Home Depot. It appeared to be absorbed at the grout lines, but I never thought it could be epoxy grout.
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I was told on the factory tour that it was epoxy grout as standard grout would crack from the flex of traveling. I know the Travel Supreme had epoxy grout as I added some tile buying it from the factory to match and it was epoxy grout.
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The most reliable information would be found from the manufacturer's customer service. If it is epoxy, no sealer would be needed. If it's a porous portland cement type grout, a sealer would keep it from staining and help shed water.
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We sealed all the grout using regular grout sealer from Home Depot. It appeared to be absorbed at the grout lines, but I never thought it could be epoxy grout.
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I was told on the factory tour that it was epoxy grout as standard grout would crack from the flex of traveling.
Thanks to all for the feedback. As Don suggested, I will contact CS and find out what type of grout is being used to clear this up and will report back

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Entegra uses Laticrete Epoxy grout so sealing is not needed. He is an excerpt from Laticrete. Steve

Can I use a sealer on epoxy grouts?
Due to the low absorption rate (<0.5%) LATICRETE® and LATAPOXY® epoxy grouts never require sealing. However, if the tile or stone grouted with a LATICRETE or LATAPOXY epoxy grout requires sealing, allow the grout to fully cure for 10 days at 70°F (21°C) prior to applying sealer.
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Entegra uses Laticrete Epoxy grout so sealing is not needed. He is an excerpt from Laticrete. Steve

Can I use a sealer on epoxy grouts?
Due to the low absorption rate (<0.5%) LATICRETE® and LATAPOXY® epoxy grouts never require sealing. However, if the tile or stone grouted with a LATICRETE or LATAPOXY epoxy grout requires sealing, allow the grout to fully cure for 10 days at 70°F (21°C) prior to applying sealer.
So it sounds like it doesn't REQUIRE sealant, but if it makes you feel better and you need something to do, it won't hurt it.
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Entegra uses Laticrete Epoxy grout so sealing is not needed. He is an excerpt from Laticrete. Steve
Steve is 100% correct. I just saw his post. I received the below information form Jacob at CS this afternoon and was following up.

You do not have to seal it. We use a 3 part epoxy grout that is stain resistant. It will still get dirty and can stain but not near as easy as your standard sanded grout.

He included the link below for Laticrete.

Tile Grout - Bathroom Tile Grout - Glass Tile Grout - Shower Tile Grout - Pool Tile Grout

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I sure wasted a lot of time sealing the grout! I even did two coats in a few places (shower). Thanks for the info - I can take that annual job off my list!
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