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Avaire Archive 06-24-2009 11:29 AM

silicone between tiles
Author: Glen
Date: 4/15/2009 10:26 pm EDT
Is it recomended to put silicone between the tiles next to a shower before grout is put in the joints

Avaire Archive 06-24-2009 11:30 AM

Author: chris
Date: 4/16/2009 2:16 pm EDT
Yes. The silicone sealant will provide a water tight seal between the tile and the showerbase and will allow the floor to float properly. You should never grout any tile, including Avaire,next to a wall or any obstruction.

Avaire Archive 06-24-2009 11:30 AM

Author: Glen
Date: 4/16/2009 8:44 pm EDT
How about the joints away from the shower stall,can you put silicone at the bottom of the joint and then grout over the top of that

Avaire Archive 06-24-2009 11:31 AM

Author: chris
Date: 4/17/2009 8:23 am EDT
There wouldn't be any need to do that.Are you thinking about making the grout more waterproof? Because the urethane grout provides a water resistant joint except at perimeter areas that are subject to movement.Hope this helps. If it's something else.Let me know.Thanks

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