tile cracked around the shower door hinge

lilymilaAugust 4, 2013

My contractor installed the glass for my shower in Friday. I had to work and when I came home, everything looked beautiful, but then I notice there were cracks along the area where the door hinges are attached. I only heard of this being an issue with glass tiles. I have 12 by 8 ceramic tiles from Porcelanosa. Is cracking common for ceramic tiles?

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millworkman

Sounds to me like he screwed up drilling the holes in the tile. Replacement should be on the his dime.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2013 at 10:18AM
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schoolhouse_gw

He definitely caused the cracks when drilling like millworkman says. I am contemplating installing a wall hung porcelain soap dish on my ceramic tiled wall myself because GC wants $75 to do it. I wanted to save some money, after seeing this post perhaps I should reconsider.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2013 at 11:45AM
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Sophie Wheeler

Yeah, he needs to remove the door and replace the tile. And be more careful tightening the screw next time.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2013 at 2:43PM
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