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Gap between shower tray and wall

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by mattrgee, 29 Jun 2020.

  1. mattrgee

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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.
     
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    Use a deeper notch trowel when combing the tile adhesive and don't squash these flat when placing the tiles.
     
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    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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    You need to cut the tray into the wall a little bit.
     
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    Eh? From what I read in the OP... The holes too baggy, not too tight!
     
  8. matlob

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    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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