tile above acrylic/fiberglass shower?

ncpirategirlApril 14, 2010

We're building a new garage with an apartment over it that we will use as a bonus room. It will have a full bath and we've decided that since it will see minimal use (although DD thinks this will one day be her apt), we will use a fiberglass/acrylic shower. The problem is that there are 2-3 feet of wall space above the shower wall that will get wet with spray from the shower. Has anyone tiled above a shower like this? The only other tile I definitely plan to have is on the floor. How can I tie the shower tile in to the room if that is the only wall tile? Anyone done this? Pictures? Thanks!

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dazzlemewithcolor

I have a fiberglass shower that has wall space above. We have not had any issues with water damage on the walls and this bathroom gets daily use.

    Bookmark   April 14, 2010 at 11:06PM
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bill_vincent

I've done several showers exactly as you describe, ending the tile right at the end of the surround. I don't have any pictures, though, because it was a pretty much elementary installation.

    Bookmark   April 14, 2010 at 11:18PM
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ncpirategirl

Bill, did you also do wall tile somewhere else ie, counter backsplash, a wall, etc to tie it together? Trying to decide if it will look right on its own. Thanks

    Bookmark   April 15, 2010 at 10:03PM
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bill_vincent

No, just above the shower surround.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2010 at 11:19PM
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