Tiling around the bath

Postby skeezer » Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:56 pm

Im about to tile around my kids bathroom. Do I need to fill the bath for tiling or only fill it when I come to sealing around the bath once the tiling is finished?
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Postby stoneyboy » Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:01 pm

Fit spacers between the bath and your first row of tiles, once set you can then fill the bath and silicone bead the lower edge of the tiles.
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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:54 pm

good advice, you don't want to sit the tiles directly onto the bath owing to movement, especially if plastic bath on wooden floor. leave a slight gap.

only half fill bath when siliconing. allow to fully cure (i'd give it 48 hours to be on the safe side) before emptying and using bath.
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