Best way to fix small chip in ceramic tile


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Best way to fix small chip in ceramic tile

what would the best way to fix this small chip in a ceramic tile
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Old 08-30-16, 07:21 PM
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Replace the tile with one without a chip in it.
 
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If you're artistic you can use a laminate repair kit to match the tile. Seamfil is the most popular.
They have color mixing charts that will get you close to what you need and then you can adjust it.

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Old 08-31-16, 04:04 AM
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I have mixed paint to match before and just touched up the chip with it. As SS stated replacement would be ideal but only if you have leftover tiles from when the floor was originally laid. The same tile bought years later may have enough differences to stand out.
 
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would there be a cheaper method ? Maybe some sort of filler and paint over ?
 
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How deep is the chip? ,,,,,,,,,,
 
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@marksr it's roughly about 1/8" in depth. The unit is a rental and I have no idea whether there are any left over titles that the landlord may still have. Would tile grout work equally well ?
 
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Since it is a rental the landlord should be kept in the loop!
Grout might do ok although it's doubtful any patch will be totally invisible.
 
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I said replace the tile because, IMO, this kind of thing really isn't fixable.

I agree, talk to the landlord.
 
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Would an epoxy filler work ?

Lepage epoxy filler at Canadian Tire

http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/le...-0671407p.html

Reference to using epoxy filler

https://www.reference.com/home-garde...6484bc5e619a63

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Old 09-09-16, 02:32 PM
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It might work but unless you are an artist and can match both the texture and colors - any patch will show.
 
 

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