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Grout or silicone in leaky marble-tiled shower?

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by potato80, 23 Aug 2020.

  1. potato80

    potato80

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    Hi all

    My old marble-tiled shower (pictured) is leaking from the gaps between the tiles.

    I think it's mainly coming from the hairline gap that runs along the bottom edge of the tiles, where they meet the shower tray, but I'm gonna re-do the whole lot anyway.

    My plan is to use an oscillating tool and diamond-tipped blade to carefully remove the old grout.

    Should I then use grout or silicone (or grout then silicone, perhaps at the bottom edge) to repair?

    Thanks in advance
     

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  3. sircerebus666

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    Remove the old silicone , grout , then on top of that do a silicone bead all-around the edge of the tray and tiles to the side of the tray

    Dow Corning silicone is very good
     
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  4. potato80

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    Many thanks ✌
     
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