Best barrier to use between tile & mirror for behind sink without

GeorgeGabJune 21, 2014

Behind our bathroom sink we only have a fingerwidth space between the sink and wall mirror (ceiling to tile surface directly behind sink)- no backsplash! Water frequently accumulates in this small tile space which is hard to keep dry if there is no back splash for faucet and easily happens just washing hands etc; the lowest part of the mirror has some changes too due to frequent moisture. Yes we will adjust water pressure etc but in the meantime I'm looking for the best barrier to use on the tile surface and mirror (clear sealant adhesive or caulking and type or any other suggestions?). I think best would be to change mirror and put in tile backsplash eventually but until time and money allow, what barrier would work best for tiny area against a mirror wall on top of tile that gets frequent moisture?

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Trebruchet

100% silicone caulk.

    Bookmark   June 21, 2014 at 8:47PM
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HoustonRemodeler

100 % silicone caulk

No latex caulk
No 'siliconized' latex caulk

    Bookmark   June 24, 2014 at 11:35PM
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homebound

Yup, silicone. Use masking tape to keep it neat. With the tape still in place, use a damp finger to smooth the caulk (wipe excess on paper towels). Next, immediately remove the masking tape and make one final pass with a moist finger and let it dry. Best of luck.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2014 at 10:54PM
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