Gap between shower tray and wall

25 Sep 2012
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Hi all,

I've fitted a new shower tray into a recess, however the walls are out of square and I have a 10mm gap at the widest point between the shower tray and the left-hand-side wall. What would be the best way to bring the wall out by about 5mm? Would 'skimming' with some tile adhesive be an option?

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I'd personally just silicone it. If try is white and silicone is white you'll hardly notice.
Use a deeper notch trowel when combing the tile adhesive and don't squash these flat when placing the tiles.
Usually I balance the gap between each wall so you would end up with the gap the same each side and then the tiling would take that up without a problem. Just get the tiler to go a bit heavier with the adhesive at the bottom edges.
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Eh? From what I read in the OP... The holes too baggy, not too tight!

Think they mean cut the corner into the wall to allow it to sit flush where there is a gap. As Madrab says, balance the gaps and you should be able to fill the gaps with tiles.

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