Lowes American Olean strong enough for shower floor?

elle3April 12, 2012

The tile I chose for the walls in the walk in shower has a matching mosaic, but I saw American Olean at Lowes for considerably less money per square foot. (18$ vs. 4$) It is a beautiful match to the wall tile, but it's thinner.

Anyone put AO mosaic on their shower floor?

I see many bathrooms done with their subway tile and hex on the floor, and I was wondering if anyone would give their opinion on this...

BTW, we prefer the look of the less expensive tile. Budget is always a concern, but we can afford the more expensive tile. Just don't want to make an expensive mistake!


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If the shower pan is properly prepared, and the tile is properly set, and you don't drop glass shampoo bottles on it, then it should be fine for a shower.

    Bookmark   April 14, 2012 at 8:10PM
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Thanks for weighing in :)

    Bookmark   April 16, 2012 at 5:45AM
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