Shower floor re-grout and re-caulk question...


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Old 03-28-24, 04:25 PM
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Shower floor re-grout and re-caulk question...

So guys, as we were removing caulk along the shower floor wall, we noticed grout underneath. Is this normal? I thought it's either/or? The bottom tiles are meeting up with vertical tiles on the wall. Please advise me on the best way to restore this. Should I patch it up the same way?



 
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Old 03-28-24, 05:28 PM
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Also, around the silver drain is also grout, right? I started sawing away the gunk/grout around the drain. I hope I didn't do anything wrong. LOL!



 
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Old 03-28-24, 08:29 PM
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Both places should have had caulk
 
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Old 03-28-24, 08:59 PM
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What about grout?
 
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Old 03-29-24, 04:37 AM
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What Sam said; caulk only in both. Interesting drain; don't think I've ever seen one like that.
 
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Old 03-29-24, 05:26 PM
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The grout along the perimeter base is difficult to remove. I feel if I use an oscillating saw, I can damage the tiles. Will caulk stick properly if I don't remove the grout underneath?
 
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Can't say for sure, but I think it would be okay provided it's clean and dry and free of mold/mildew.
 
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You caulk changes in plane, like corners. Grout is for joints in one plane.
 
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