Corner bead on tile to drywall transition?

Discussion in 'Shower & bathtub Forum & Blog' started by sting88, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. sting88

    sting88 New Member

    I have an alcove tub surround. On the 90 degree outside edge where the tiled surface will meet the painted surface, how do I treat the joining of the drywall boards... someone told me corner bead will flare out the tile so don't use it... what would I use?

  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    New England
    "J" channel on the drywall. It looks like a square bottomed J, and slips over the end of the drywall. Tape and mud around it to the cbu. If you are using a bullnose or quarter-round tile, you'll have a nice flat, square edge.
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