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05:03PM | 02/27/14
Bvflooring
I just installed vinyl tile I my kitchen. At the perimeter the tiles come flush with the baseboards (with an occasional gap up to 1/8’’). Should I caulk the connection and the gap between the boards and the tiles? If yes, what caulk should I use, can I use acrylic door/window sealant? Do I absolutely have to install shoe molding or quarter round?
I appreciate your suggestions.

David, Moderator

10:24PM | 03/05/14
Member Since: 11/15/13
230 lifetime posts
Shoe or quarter round would look the best. But that involves a lot more work than caulk.
Silicone is good but is hard to work with.
Use a premium caulk like a door and window. Tub and tile caulk works well also.
Thanks
David
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