Cracks in the grout around your tile and sink areas make a home look a little too lived in. For $4, seal those cracks with caulk.
I had small cracks in the grout around my kitchen sink and tile backsplash. In fewer than 15 minutes, I used caulk to seal the cracks and have a completely refreshed tiled area.
This picture shows what my grout looked like – via
WHAT YOU NEED
- Caulk – In the same color of the grout you’re repairing. I used GE White Silicone caulk from Home Depot. Make sure that you get caulk that does not require a caulk gun.
- Access to a sink or water
WHAT YOU DO
- Cut off the tip of the caulk dispenser. Some caulk might ooze out due to pressure. Just wipe it away with the towel.
- Squeeze the caulk onto the cracked grout.
- Spread the caulk with your finger, pressing it into the cracks.
- Wipe away the excess caulk with your towel. Repeat on all cracked areas.
- While the caulk is still wet on your hands, use water to wipe it off.