Tile wall to tile floor joint


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Old 03-05-04, 07:53 AM
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Tile wall to tile floor joint

It's my first time doing a tiled shower floor. The joint where the wall tile meets the floor tile, should I grout that or do I have to leave a gap and caulk it?
 
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Old 03-05-04, 10:36 AM
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Some might grout, but I would caulk.
 
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Old 03-05-04, 03:43 PM
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sanded caulk is the way to go. its in the tile section at the hardware.
 
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Old 03-06-04, 12:22 AM
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if you know how to grout good, you wont need caulk
 
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Old 03-06-04, 10:53 AM
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Wall to floor joints are always going to have a slight bit of movement, hence caulk is required for the joint. A good tile store will have caulk which matches perfectly to nearly any grout color.
 
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Old 03-06-04, 11:43 AM
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yea, wherever there is a 90 degree angle at two walls or floor and wall in a wet are weather you grout good or not you always want to cualk that corner cause when water is involved if there is a way in it will find it and reak all kinds of havoc,so better safe than sorry, and use 100% silicone also
 
 

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