Shower screen and tiles with a raised border

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Hi,

We have moved in to a house where the bathroom is newly done but there is no shower screen on the bath, meaning the water goes everywhere. We'd like to put one up but about halfway up the tiles there is a border which has some raised parts, meaning the wall isn't flat. Is it possible to install a shower screen under these circumstances? Is there anything we could do to file the tiles down and make them flat or something so the screen could be mounted properly?

Thanks in advance

Gemma
 
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how much thicker is the border tile? if not much..2mm?? when you fit screen the silicone down either side usually will cover it.

if not mark tile were screen will go,then pilot drill pilot holes 3-5mm down the area in question,then use a screw driver/chisel to prize cut bits out.
 
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Hello,

Thanks for your replies. The raised part is definitely more than a couple of mms so I think the only option is to chisel it out/grind it down flat. Is there a risk the surrounding tiles could crack? We don't own a grinder but might be able to borrow one from someone.

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their will be a chance of breakage,so try pilot holes first,try removing the grout around the tile in question first to.

if you are not used to using a grinder be careful.. ;)
 
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Don’t use a chisel or you will definately break the tiles. Ive done exactly this before & an angle grinder is best; although a diamond disc will be quicker, you don’t really need one, a conventional steel or masonry disc will do it. As stated, be careful.
 
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