Step 1: Remove the Grout

remove the grout with a carbide-tipped scoring tool
Photo: William A. Boyd
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• Put on safety glasses to protect your eyes from chips and dust, then rake out the grout around the broken tile using a carbide-tipped scoring tool.

• Apply just enough pressure to remove the grout but not so much that a slip will gouge the neighboring tiles.
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    Shopping List

    1. REPLACEMENT TILE

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    3. GROUT