Return to the Bathrooms Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
glass shower wall with bevelled tile

Posted by MrsDH (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 19, 13 at 17:18

We are planning to have a glass shower wall (l-shape, no door) installed in our bathroom, which we hope to tile with bevelled subway tiles. These will run to the ceiling in the shower.

I would also like to have a dado/chair rail tile run around the whole room, including the shower area, with a colored pencil under it.

My husband is concerned about the area where the glass shower wall meets the wall. It would be possible to "interrupt" the chair rail and the pencil to leave room for the glass shower wall, but will the bevelled tile itself make it impossible to get a decent seal with the caulk (because you aren't dealing with a flat surface)?

We won't be doing the tiling work or shower installation ourselves, but I would like to understand what is possible while I still have time to rethink our approach.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: glass shower wall with bevelled tile

Here's hoping these pictures clarify my question.
1. a visualisation (different tile, different vanities, etc.) of the shower corner of the bathroom

2. what we see as the differece between the subway tile we want and a "flat" tile.

The surface at which the shower wall and the tile meet is more or less flush with the flat tile, but not with the subway tile. Can you still get a decent seal with caulking there or are we going to have water leaking into the rest of the bathroom?

It looks like there is a rail in that corner, but wouldn't you have essentially the same problem between the rail and the wall?

thanks!


 o
RE: glass shower wall with bevelled tile

the second image


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Bathrooms Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here