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Old 04-23-2016, 06:46 AM   #1
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Tile around tub - grout, caulk, or other?


I'm getting ready to tile the area around a bath tub and I'm planning to use Kerdi on the walls. What product (caulk, grout) do I use where the tub and tile intersect? I'm thinking that if I caulk, I'm sealing in any water that makes it to the Kerdi and drains down. I suspect grout will crack. Am I missing something?
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Use silicone color matched caulking.
It comes in sanded and unsanded, sold in the tile dept.
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1/8" grout lines with urethane grout.

Caulk the tile to run transition with silicone or siliconized caulk made by the grout manufacturer. They will sell it next to the grout.
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Thanks guys.
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