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Old 04-06-2010, 10:54 PM   #1
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Bathroom tile wall help

My wife and I are remodeling our bathroom and I got in a rush and did not ensure that the wall was even and level. Our wall now looks uneven when compared to the floor. The uneven wall looked fine when we had base boards to cover up the joint.
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My wife suggested building a baseboard out of cement backerboard and tile. I put together a little portion to see what it would look like but we can't decide if we should just leave it alone or go ahead with the homemade tile baseboard.
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Any suggestions or advice would be very welcome.


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Old 04-07-2010, 07:16 AM   #2
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I'm not sure about that---It looks like a 'Hider' to me. Does that tile come with a matching bullnose?

You learned the hard way why an hour spent doing a good layout is worth the time.

Had the last course been a larger slice of tile no one would have noticed.

This advice is for the other folks who are reading this---I think every one learning the art of tile work has made layout errors.

Walls are seldom straight or parallel to each other.----Mike---


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Old 04-07-2010, 10:32 AM   #3
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Don't look at it. But the hider is a good option if it bothers you a lot.
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If you go with the "hider" don't make the same mistake by setting it straight as it appears you are doing in the photo. Follow the wall contour and let the larger floor tiles hide the curve, otherwise it will show on top of your "hider".

Next time, make sure you have more than a half tile on each side when you do your layout.
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