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Old 01-13-2018, 07:23 AM   #16
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Thanks for all the input. It sounds like it can't hurt to take out the grout around the perimeter of the floor tiles and replace with caulk. I ordered a couple 1/16 inch Dremel grout removal blades for the job. I could not find the Urban Putty colored Polyblend caulk anymore online or in-store so I had to order matching sanded caulk on Amazon.

Any advice on grout removal? I was considering protecting the tiles by putting down some duct tape in case I accidentally got out of the groove.
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Old 01-13-2018, 11:51 AM   #17
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It's not going to hurt anything but I have my doubts that it will fix the problem but I've been wrong before. Letting the bit climb out and skid across a tile is what you want to avoid. I don't know if you have a mud bed over your membrane or if the tiles are bonded directly to it so be careful not to go too deep. I'd say 2/3's of the tile thickness is all. Take it slow.
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Thanks for the advice Davy. I think I will put down some duct tape for protection against a slip.
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Not a bad idea.
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