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Old 02-28-2008, 09:48 PM   #1
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Which is best to lay first the base cove or the floor? also..does the grout on the floor have to be staingard? or just sealed?

Also...does anyone have photos of a shower ceiling tiled? how difficult is it to do, i dont know how i would keep it up until it dries..? is it even a good idea. ?

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Old 02-28-2008, 11:26 PM   #2
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Hi Chick,

Install the floor tile then set the base over it leaving a gap for grout or caulk.

Are you just adding tile to the ceiling or building an entire shower? Actually tile sticks to ceiling just fine. It kinda sucks on and stays, unlike installing on some wall aplications where it wants to slide if not supported and stacked. http://picasaweb.google.com/tile4you...bByTile4YouInc

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thanks so much, yes we are tiling the entire shower.
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If this is your first tile project, good luck. Building a shower correctly is the most difficult tile project you could have chosen. Ask questions if you'd like.

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Use a non-sag lightweight thinset and you can pretty much put the tile in place, press it in, and forget about it. The non-sag has alot more "grab" to it than most thinsets. examples would be Laticrete's 255, Mapei's Ultralite, and Custom's Megalite. All three good products.

As for pics, go thru the following album, and you'll find many examples of tiled ceilings:

http://creativeceramicandmarble.com/...&g2_itemId=118
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