Grouting Tile

Continuing series about DIY tiling

So…after you put down your tile, what’s next?

You wait. Depending on your area, the humidity, and so on, you wait for at least twenty-four hours. Do not skimp on this time! It’s far, far better to wait until the thinset is completely dry than to come back early.

Once it’s fully dry, say, forty-eight to seventy-two hours after you finish tiling, you need…



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Leah Cutter sold her first short story back in 1997, and continues to write and sell both her fiction and non-fiction. She supports herself with her writing.