AM> I have to install escutcheons around the 1/2" copper pipes
AM> for my toilet and sink, and also around the shower arm. I
AM> expected these escutcheons to hold tight to the pipe but I
AM> discovered that they are actually loose and slide around
AM> easily. What is the usual way of installing the escutcheon?
AM> Do I put caulk behind it to hold it to the wall? Put caulk
AM> around its edge to hold it to the wall? Or is there some
AM> different procedure that is appropriate?
AFAIK they're mostly decorative, used to hide the hole the pipe is
coming through. Use a spot of caulk inside to keep the plate in
place, like a glue. Applying caulk to the perimeter usually looks
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