When installing Terra Cotta tile, several questions come up regarding grouting and the color choices available in grout mixes. The recommended grout for this type of tile is sanded grout or mortar mix. Both can be found at any of your local home improvement stores such as Home Depot or Lowe’s. However, there are quite a few differences between these two types of grout that you can use.
Back in the day, saltillo Mexican tile floors required a lot of maintenance and upkeep. This is not true anymore as Mexican tile floor sealers are reducing the labor of love for saltillo floors.
We receive calls on a regular basis with questions about efflorescence. Is it normal? Do I have defective tiles? How can I remove efflorescence from my terra cotta tile or stone?