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Old 08-09-2018, 04:32 PM   #196
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I've used thinset on factory made end caps but on some chair rails I've cut my own mitered corners that turn back toward the wall. On some of those, they fit so well that I super glue the cap to the chair rail without a joint at all. I'm not sure which you have but if you can get thinset to hold it in place until it sets and you get it grouted, it's usually fine. A small piece of tape may be needed to hold it in place while it dries.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:31 AM   #197
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Davy,

Thanks for your reply.

This is not a factory made end cap. I had to cut this as you can see below. I probably could glue this. I was thinking about using super glue designed for ceramic. Would that be the prefered approach?
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:14 AM   #198
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I used Latapoxy for gluing trim pieces for my tile soap shelves/dishes. It is rock solid, waterproof, and I donít think I could separate the pieces without breaking the tiles first. Been up for close to a year with daily use. No sign of any degradation.
The downside is itís not cheap and the smallest size is 1 quart. Upside is Iíve found lots of uses for it around the house on other projects.
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:25 AM   #199
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Good suggestion to use epoxy but I suspect I could use any good quality epoxy.
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:24 PM   #200
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Yep, I've also used epoxy and it holds well. Super glue also holds real well but only gives you a few seconds to adjust it. Sometimes the quick drying is nice, sometimes not.
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Old 09-13-2018, 07:39 AM   #201
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Question I think I know the answer but ...

I think I know the answer to this question but I'm checking just in case.

I know that best practice is to use silicon caulk at all plane changes, i.e., corners. I'm wondering if there are any exceptions where this isn't so critical.

This is a picture of a corner above the vanity. The joint is about 12" top to bottom. I'm planning to use silicon caulk here but I'd really prefer to use the Bostik urethane grout that I'm using between the tiles. It will look so much better and it is highly visible. I will still use the caulk between the tile and the counter top.

What do you guys think.
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Old 09-13-2018, 08:44 AM   #202
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Being that this is your own house, go ahead and use the grout. Worst thing that happens is you have to remove it and use silicone at some point in the future, or it may be fine and you never have to fix it.
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Being that this is your own house, go ahead and use the grout. Worst thing that happens is you have to remove it and use silicone at some point in the future, or it may be fine and you never have to fix it.
Thanks for your quick reply.

So it sounds like there is a good chance I'll never have to worry about it. I know I can replace it later but I won't want to mess with it if it is just a matter of time before it cracks.
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