If the main objective is to complete the installation as quickly as
possible, grouting everything is faster. Caulking is a better
installation 99% of the time is done correctly.
Things such as framing shrinkage, movement between wall surfaces, type
of substrate, tub profile, whether there's a shower head above, etc.,
must be taken into consideration before committing to grouting to the
tub. Caulking is a more sure thing. Search this newsgroup and
alt.building.construction for tips on caulking if you're the one going
to be doing it.
Well there is a *both* solution... there is a product that is sanded
grout mixed with latex caulk colored/textured to match your grout, but
with the adhesive/flexible qualities of caulk. I have used it myself
and it works great - available at the big box hardware stores like Home
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