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Small Shower Install questions

Posted by springvillegardens (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 21, 14 at 6:03

I have taken out my fiberglass tile enclosure and am planning on putting in a tile shower, I plan to get the pan that can be tiled over. the tile I'd like to use is Daltile Continental Slate - Tuscan Blue. I'd like to use the 12 x 18 field tile on the walls in a brick pattern horizontally and the 3 x 3 mosaic tiles on the floor. The shower is 3 ft x 4 ft.

My question is Daltile carries a 3 x 12 bullnose tile - can I use that for the step up into the shower or should I use the mosaic tile over the step? I've seen both used. what do you think? For the edge would I need to use one of those Schluter edges? And what about the edge of the shower front? should I use the bullnose there?

Thanks for your advice.

Here is a link that might be useful: Daltile Continental Slate


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RE: Small Shower Install questions

Have you considered a solid piece of material for your curb top? I used the same granite as my vanity top. no edge material would be needed. will you be installing a shower door?

and regarding the other tile edges, I used bullnose in one bath and schluter edging in the other and I like the schluter much better. i think it depends on your style.

This post was edited by jules8 on Fri, Mar 21, 14 at 8:51


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RE: Small Shower Install questions

Hi jules8, thanks, I want a cohesive look so plan to use the 12 x 18 pieces of tile on step in. I do like a modern look so will go with the schluter.

just got back from tile store and saw another tile that no 200 pieces are the same by American Olean tile

Here is a link that might be useful: Kendal Slate eastdale natural


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