Shower tile falling off. I have no matching tiles. Should be minimal damage unless the board is weak. There are many reasons that tiles wont stay up. By fpmc123 Mon Apr 07 2014 828 pm. As you can see from the epics below the tiles are covered with adhesive stuck firmly but virtually no adhesive has adhered to the backer board.
Tags drywall shower tile. I have no matching tiles. Chances are you wont have any issues but you shouldnt have a tile popping off leaving a clearly defined trowel area. Hi a few tiles keep falling off in the shower enclosure. Help- its more than just a tile fallen off the shower wall. This guide will tell you the common faults and problems that can lead to tiles falling off a shower wall. This one tile falling off could simply be a matter of the setter applied a large area of thinset and it started to skim over before he got all of the tile set.
If thats a sizable portion of your shower surround its time to consider a new shower surround. The tiles are falling off because the bond between the tile and the adhesive agent applied to the walls is failing. Help- its more than just a tile fallen off the shower wall.
The first possibility is that there was an improper amount of water mixed with the grout when it was mixed. So yea you have to take down the whole bathtub area. But if you remove more tiles you will be able to apply fiberglass mesh tape and thinset to create a monolithic base. Today I find that none of the tiles on the backer board walls have stuck properly theyre dropping off so I just pulled them all off again. Water gets under it weeps up and rui. The tiles are falling off because the bond between the tile and the adhesive agent applied to the walls is failing.