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I put a cheap bathtub surround up, looks nice but I made the 3 inch shower faucet hole in the wrong place. Glued it up and the 3 inch cut out on but what’s the best way to fill it and make it unnoticeable. It’s about 1/16 thick. I’m thinking of using bondo and then a little white paint. Or would just caulk work? Thank you
 

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You have something that basically is irrepairable. I know of nothing that would "plug" the hole. Fiberglas and resin would work, but it won't be pretty and can't be made permanently nice to look at. Is there sheetrock behind the surround?
 

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Get some similar material, cut to an interesting shape larger than the hole, and glue it on to overlay the hole.
 
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We put an oversized plate in our kids shower because my husbands drill hole was a bit off center. I actually liked the look of it more than the cover plate that came with the faucet.
 

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Can you buy the ruined panel as a replacement part? Many surrounds are constructed of three pieces and this mistake must happen hundreds of times.
 
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