I bought a set of shower guards and installed them with white GE kitchen and bath silicone about 3 months ago. One side sits flush against a smooth tile wall, the bottom curves in towards the tub and does not sit flush. The gap is about 1/8" and I fill it with silicone to seal it. They work well as I used to get puddles of water when someone takes a shower.
My issue is that in the 3 months that I have had them, I have had them come off after someone bumped one or when my wife was cleaning it while cleaning the bathroom. The silicone seems to adhere fine to the tile and the tub, but not so much to the splash guard which is a very smooth plastic. I use enough silicone to coat the underside and a little bit past that, which is about 1/4" wide at the base. I tried taking a knife to scratch the edge of the guard to give it a little more rough surface area but that didn't last long either.
Any good ideas that will make it stay on better? I know I could use a more permanent adhesive but I'm not sure I want to, I'd prefer to stick with something I could easily remove with a razor blade in case I need to replace it. Would sanding the plastic work or maybe using a lot more silicone so that it goes up and around the base?