tiles tight to tile trim or leave gap and grout?

17 Oct 2004
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having fun and games trying to tile our bathroom! I'm using square metal tile trim at the edges. I've read that people like to tile tight up to trim. If you do this surely water can leach through as there is no grout? especially as some of the tiles are cut and therefore are not dead straight.

any advice appreciated:)
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Generally the trims would be in an area, that is not that likely to cause issues regarding water ingress, tile tight to the trim!
thats great point, thanks....

but what happens if you want to put trim in an area that gets water? I've got a fitted cabinet that ends on to the bath so water will splash onto that outside corner with the trim on it...
Pictures would help visualise what you have.
In situations where trims or are located in an area exposed to potential ingress, I tend to get some adhesive between tile and trim and as yet not had any come backs.
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sorry theres no pics, I think I will just butt them up and possibly glue as you say, as even though this particular corner is near the bath its not as if it gets water constantly etc...

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