Glue a stainless steel soap holder onto ceramic tiles

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Posted by: from Maple
6/15/2020 at 9:27:50 PM

Here is a picture of the soap holder. ATTACHMENT

I do not wish to screw the stainless steel soap holder onto the ceramic bathroom wall tiles. Instead I would prefer to glue the soap dish onto the bathroom ceramic tiles.

Which the strongest QUICKSET FASTSET glue that I could use? It must be a fastset glue? With a very quick drying time.

Here are the specification of the soap holder.

-Material : SUS304 Stainless Steel

-Screws : SUS304 Stainless Steel

-Anchor : high quality

-Finish : Brushed Stainless Steel

-Installation Method : Wall-mounted

No.1:Soap Dish

No.2:Screws and anchors

Solid metal construction, heavy duty design

SUS304 will not rust

High quality mounting hardware

Stainless Steel screws and premium quality anchors Concealed screws


Glue a stainless steel soap holder onto ceramic tiles
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Date/Time6/16/2020 at 4:57:21 AM

Maybe you should try a exterior grade double sided mount tape + silicon all gaps instead.

There isn't much glue that are instant (maybe 5min epoxy.. If there is a small mount piece that suppose to go behind those bar, you could try Pl them on first, but you have to ensure it is mounted correctly before it cure or else you may have fun taking it off

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Date/Time6/16/2020 at 8:15:39 AM

Hi Thye.

Other than the obvious holes you need to make, is there a reason you don't want to use screws to attach the soap holder? You can try a 2 part epoxy like J-B Weld ClearWeld. I say try, because I doubt you will find a glue strong enough to hold your soap dish. If the soap dish had more area for glue to hold it that would be better, but you have 2 small areas for the glue to hold. If you do get the glue to hold, it won't be long before the soap dish falls off and maybe damage the tub or shower floor. You did not mention the weight of the soap dish. I know those stainless steel accessories have quite a bit of weight. That is something to consider. Also, these accessories usually come with a mounting bracket that has to be installed first and then accessory is attached to it with an allen screw. I would drill the holes and use wall anchors and LePage PL Premium MAX to attach the brackets. I would fill the holes with silicone after I installed the anchors to prevent any leaks. And silicone/caulk around the two legs on the soap dish after installation. That is really the only way to make sure the soap dish stays in place and you don't have any water leaking into the wall.

Hope this helps. Steve Edan.

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Date/Time6/16/2020 at 8:33:37 PM

Hi Thye, I agree with Steve if you're going to stay with the unit you have.

I had success with a no-drill shower caddy product in my last home- it lasted 10 years then we sold, with no problems. Here's the link:

They may have a soup dish equivalent or perhaps you can buy the specific bonding kit from them. Good luck,

Ken Hildebrand

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