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Old 03-23-2011, 10:05 PM   #1
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alternatives to bullnose tile

We have a small master bath I'm re-tiling with faux wood ceramic tile. I also want to use the tiles as the baseboard, but it's a pretty unique look and doesn't have any matching bullnose tiles. The problem I have is with the base of the shower. The old tiles I pulled were bullnose, but the new tiles will have the flat edge completely exposed when entering/existing the shower. Any suggestions for the proper finish? A bead of caulk on the top doesn't seem thick enough or look the best. Is metal edging an option? Any problems with the metal coming into contact with moisture?


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Old 03-24-2011, 06:50 AM   #2
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There are dozens of metal edging options-----Google --Schluter tile edging----They are one of many manufacturers.


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You might also try a rubbing stone/grinder to profile your edges and then stain them with permanent marker. Try a test piece
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There are trim pieces, rail moldings, pencil rails, rope liners and others you could also consider for your bathroom ceramic tile floors. Also stop in a local showroom to try to get some ideas as well.
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