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I bought some suction cup handles for my tub/shower walls. One wall is made of smooth tiles, the other less smooth tiles. The stick-on mirrored circle is supposed to be attached and stay on the wall; the hold-on bar has 2 suction-cups that are flattened by using a lever on each cup, supposedly securing the whole handle to the suction cups on each side. I want the handle to be more securely glued to the tiles AND to the cups. What kind of glue is most likely to work with tile and plastic?

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    There's no adhesive I'd trust on plastic to support vulnerable human weight. Get a proper grab bar and mount it to framing lumber with suitable screws. – isherwood Mar 8 '16 at 19:40
  • looks like lots agree @isherwood me to + – Ed Beal Mar 8 '16 at 21:55
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Assuming these bars are not used to support the load of a human pulling on them, the typical choice of adhesive in a shower is silicone. As an added benefit, while strong, it is removable by cutting and scraping.

Make sure that both surfaces are clean before gluing and that you have a way to apply pressure (clamping) to the two surfaces. Painters tape might be an option depending on where they are going.

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