Can I leave the tile adhesive and do not use grout on top?

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Can I do without tile grout if I'm happy with the color of the dried tile adhesive? Just gently trowel the adhesive as a grout and leave it that way.

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On the surface of the mortar is formed polymer film, which is impermeable to water and mechanically stable. Tile adhesive absorbs water very well and is not mechanically resistant. I would not recommend using tile adhesive instead of grout.

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Tile adhesive absorbs moisture, while grout is much less soaking wet. Tile glue is almost not resistant to abrasion and scratching – grout is stronger.

The most expensive tile adhesives in the manufacturers' ranges (like for mosaics, granite) come close to grout in these properties, but do not compare to them.

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