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Old 03-28-2009, 08:24 AM   #1
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Anybody have a recommendation for an adhesive for a plastic shower surround? I just noticed that Liquid nails states "not for plastic/vinyl".
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Old 03-28-2009, 08:28 AM   #2
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Anybody have a recommendation for an adhesive for a plastic shower surround? I just noticed that Liquid nails states "not for plastic/vinyl".
Look for a foam panel adhesive, I know some of the budget minded shower surrounds recommend this. liquid nails may dissolve the product.

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Old 03-28-2009, 11:12 AM   #3
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Liquid Nails does make a formula for surrounds too. About 50 cents more a tube, iirc.
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Buy the tube that says tub and shower surround adhesive.
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Old 03-28-2009, 11:24 AM   #5
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http://www.hammerzone.com/archives/b...s/surround.htm

Not sure about that website, it was the first one that popped up on Google.
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Old 03-28-2009, 07:21 PM   #6
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Its been probably 15 years since I have done a tub surround, but, we used to use tile mastic - spread on the walls with a 1/8" v-notch trowel.

Never had any issues, and you got a real good initial "stick"
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Yep 1/8 v trowel and just rip the tubes of adhesive open and use trowel, comes out tits.
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Old 03-29-2009, 01:12 AM   #8
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Re: Recommended Shower Surround Adhesive?


Thanks for all the replies guys. I ended up using Loctite Power Grab Tub Surround Construction Adhesive. Seems to be holding like a charm so far but time will tell.

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