Printer Friendly

Cure for curling vinyl.

When water gets under the sheet vinyl along the edge of a shower or tub and the vinyl starts to curl, no amount of caulk can hide the problem. But here's an easy fix that also looks great. Buy a solid-surface threshold strip (Corian is one brand available) at a home center or tile shop. They're available in various lengths and thicknesses; the one shown is 1/2 in. thick. The solid-surface material cuts like wood so you can use a handsaw or miter saw to cut the piece to the right length. Photos 1 - 3 show how to complete the repair.




by Jeff Gorton

COPYRIGHT 2010 Home Service Publications, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2010 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:HOME CARE & REPAIR
Author:Gorton, Jeff
Publication:The Family Handyman
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jul 1, 2010
Previous Article:Fix a flat on a bike.
Next Article:Hot room?

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters