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Considering granite in a steam shower -- how crazy is this idea?

Posted by kaysd (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 27, 12 at 16:00

I know it is recommended to use porcelain rather than natural stone in a steam shower. I have heard of marble developing rust stains because of the steam. What about a granite like Piracema White? I was planning on using large 40" x 120" sheets of Kerlite porcelain tile to avoid grout lines, and the tile installer recommended granite slabs instead if I want that look. It is a less expensive granite, so it would not cost that much more than having Kerlite installed.


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RE: Considering granite in a steam shower -- how crazy is this id

Granite works.....seal it.


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