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How long does shower grout take to dry?

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Shower grout will be fully dry in about 24 hours. The shower should not be used until the grout has completely set.

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When tiling a shower, the work must be done quickly. The grout will begin to harden in as little as 30 minutes. Once it is hardened, it is very difficult to remove excess grout that is on the tiles. Make sure that the grout is being placed as neatly as possible and that all the lines are even. As the grout is being set, use a towel and a trowel to remove clumps and make the lines smooth. The grout will be ready for the shower to be used in about 24 hours after the work is completed.

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