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I rent, and my landlord won't fix anything. I have white tiles in my shower/bath combo, which are off plane (some stick out further than others) and are cracking. I am assuming the uneven plane is caused from the adhesive or thin set being to thick, and whoever did it was lazy or sucked. It seems that in some areas in the middle of the wall they caulked instead of grouted. Is this okay?

Also around the shower head there is a big hole where they I guess cut out the hole for the fitting after tiling instead of tiling around an opening, and they didn't put up a plate. I am very concerned there is probably a lot of mold behind wall because of these holes an cracks. What can I do, if anything?

Also could I caulk some of these cracks if they are not at joints where tub meets wall. These are in middle of wall? I am stretched financially right now, and single mom so I can't afford to have it redone, nor should I have to anyway when I rent.

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If the landlord is refusing to repair things, you might talk to the local rentelsman or office of residential tenancies. –  Compro01 Oct 8 '13 at 14:57
    
if you tap the tiles which are off plane, does it sound hollow, ie, I am trying to ask, if the tiles are in fact lifting (or buckling)...? –  Hightower Oct 8 '13 at 15:58

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