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Patching the grout joints to stop the leak is a band aide approach. It does not fix the problem, rather it is only fixing the symptom of the problem.

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I’m guessing that the terrazzo floor is the cementitious type and not the epoxy type, but either way, f the terrazzo floor was originally installed correctly, it should not have been harmed by the flood.

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Normally we don’t have problems finding natural stone to match existing installations for repairs.

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The cementitious backer board should have been glued and screwed every 8″ to the subfloor. The 3×5 foot sheets should have been staggered from each other to make the floor more stable.

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If you have excessive tile lippage, then normally you have to remove those affected tiles to correct the problem.

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It is possible to grout over existing grout if there is enough depth to do so.

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