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Old 11-17-2011, 12:12 AM   #1
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Layed 12x12 porcelain tile in bathroom. Is there any reason why I can't put 4x12 porcelain baseboard up and grout the floor and the baseboard at the same time?

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Old 11-17-2011, 05:38 AM   #2
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Definitely do the base first--no need to make a grout mess twice--

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Old 11-17-2011, 08:08 AM   #3
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Thats what I wanted to hear, onward!
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:27 AM   #4
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Plan on caulking the base at the floor---clean the grout out with a knife before it sets---walls and floors move at different rates and a grouted juncture will eventually crack.
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I ran a bead of matching grout caulk on the bottom edge of the tile base before I put them in place. After all grout is dry I'll come back with the caulk along the base/floor seam and along the top of the base tile to clean up the gaps between the wall and tile.
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