I have an oak reducer molding that goes against my kitchen tile floor
and on my oak floor in the dining room. When I tested the fit, there
were some small gaps between the tile and molding, anotherwords the
tiles are not lined up perfectly straight. Only like an 1/8" max in
some spots. what is the bets way to fill this gap? I thought caulk,
grout, or thinset. I'm not sure about caulk since it would get dirty.
I've seen the sanded grout.
This is a new tile job and I have leftover grout. Could I just mix
some up and apply some against the tile so when I put the molding
against it it would fill the seams nice and tight?
Yep. Use some painter's tape to mask off the tile and the reducer
strip so you don't make a huge cleanup PIA for yourself.
Depending on the wood/grout interaction, it may stain the reducer's
front edge (won't bleed through the 'meat' of the reducer). Hit the
unfinished underside of the strip with shellac before bedding it in
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