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zootjeff 07-04-2010 03:39 AM

Tile a shower: Floor or wall first?
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I'm putting up 1x1 foot tiles on the walls and 2"x2" tiles on the floor.

Can anyone post the pros and cons of doing one first over the other?

I'm thinking I want to do the floor first, but then I see videos of the walls first.

Do people grout the transition or caulk it?

Thanks for any insight!


oh'mike 07-04-2010 06:01 AM

The floor should be done first. However--You will want a ledger board attached to the wall for your first course of tiles. 12x12 are heavy and will slide---so it is possible to tile the upper section of the walls--

Then the floor pan--after that --the bottom course and curb.

Caulk all corners.---Mike---

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