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honickel

03:59AM | 11/10/02
Member Since: 11/09/02
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I have a tile lifting around my bathtub. I know that water has been getting under the tile for way too long, but I'm hoping that if I regrout this tile it may help a little. Being a home repair moron, I don't know. Any advice?
Thanks,
Harry

WhiskeyJim

05:48AM | 01/06/03
Member Since: 01/01/03
16 lifetime posts
If water is getting behind the tile, regrouting will not help. Grout is not waterproof. You will have to find the cause of the moisture behind the tile and stop it.

I find it a little odd that just one tile is being affected be this water infiltration. I would remove the tile and inspect underneath. It could be that the tile was just installed incorrectly.

No matter what, if water is getting behind the tile you have to stop it.

Good luck.

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