Cracked tile-no spares

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  1. ajsdoc

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    Hi,

    I have two cracked tiles just where the shower pipes exit from the wall. Bathroom reasonably new but done before we moved in and no spares.

    It looks as though if we removed a few tiles we could perhaps put some contrasting tiles in which might look OK without having to redo the whole bathroom. Think they need replacing as, although only hairline cracks, I worry about water getting behind.

    I'd this something possible for a tiler to do? I don't fancy doing really.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. PrenticeBoyofDerry

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    It is something a tiler could do, could you possibly contact the previous owner and ask if they are aware of the tile type/supplier?
    If the tiles are around the entry/exist of the supply pipes, it is likely that the shower will need to be disconnected also, so it is best if the tiler has some plumbing skills or a plumber may also be needed.
     
  4. mattylad

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    Check under the bath.

    It's not unheard of for spare tiles to be left under the bath.
    In my current house I found a complete box of them.
     
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