How To Hang A Shower Curtain Rod On Tile

Written by bprescottFebruary 6, 2012
A shower rod on tile

Hanging a shower curtain rod on tile

The biggest challenge to installing anything (shower door track, towel bar, or curtain rod) in a bathroom with ceramic tile is making a hole in the tile without cracking it. The job is easy, however, if you have a masonry bit and a roll of masking tape.

Place the bracket for whatever you're installing in position and mark its general area on the tile. Then place a couple of strips of masking tape over the area. Place the bracket in the exact position and mark the location of the mounting screws on the tape with a felt pen. Then drill through the tape. The masking tape will keep the drill from moving off the mark until the bit starts penetrating the tile.

 

From ‘Bathroom Remodeling For Dummies’
Copyright © 2003 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

 

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