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Silicone caulk or silicone RTV (Room Temperature Vulcanizing) glue (pretty much the same thing with different labels.) Sticks pretty well, moisture helps it cure, and it can be peeled off when you want it gone.
I had a similar problem in my house, and after considerable whining from my SO, I started digging out and replacing the cracked tiles. That turned out to be rather tedious, as the tiles were well attached to the wall and there was much collateral damage. Ultimately my diagnosis was as Aloysius Defenestrate hints at in the comments. The cracks were along a ...
We use mastic on walls. First is the hardie backer board, second is the membrane, and here comes the mastic since it is the best. Plus when using a wet saw; every tile that has to be cut needs to be dry. Sometimes mastic takes 3 days to dry. Depending on how much you use. If everything is installed correctly then there shouldn't be any problems.
You don't. I have installed around 50 showers and designed maybe 5 times that. You don't buy tile that is just a little shorter than your width. If you did buy this tile I would run it vertically. Also I would think if you could possibly extend the edge walls as far as the tile. You have to think of your shower as a big puzzle. You want to match the ...
Make the joints appear as if they had a purpose, or totally random. Purposeful joints would be the type for structure, like the joints you see on a brick wall, whether the joints are centered over the brick above or below or stepped to the side so the joints are stepped by a third of the tile or perhaps a 1/4 of the tile. A pattern more or less that gives ...
I think this is going to come down to personal opinion. In general, having just one grout line that is way off center would look a little odd to most people: ---------------------------------- | | | | | | | | | ---------------------------------- | ...
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