Original 1957 Tiled Shower

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Old 02-23-16, 07:40 AM
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Original 1957 Tiled Shower

We moved into our house a year ago. The tiled shower/tub has three separate areas where there is a hairline crack about 12-15 inches. The crack is in the tiles not the grout. It does not appear to be new cracks. We like the original character of the tile, but I just wondered if there is a way to seal the cracks. Thank you.
 
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Old 02-23-16, 08:12 AM
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How wide is the crack? pics would allow us to see what you see and help us give better advice.
 
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Old 02-23-16, 09:45 AM
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I will try and remember tonight to get some, but the grout does not even look cracked, just the tiles.
 
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Old 02-24-16, 07:21 AM
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Here are the cracks:Name:  IMG_1026.jpg
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Old 02-24-16, 11:18 AM
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Those cracks aren't really wide enough to use any type of filler. I assume it's not possible to find matching tile and replace the ones in question ?? Hopefully one of the others will have better suggestions.
 
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Old 02-25-16, 07:27 AM
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Have not been able to match even with several samples being sent.
 
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Old 02-25-16, 08:25 AM
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I'd be inclined to leave it as is. Unless it gets a direct hit with the spray it's not likely enough moisture will get thru to cause any problems.
 
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Thank you, I will mark that off the list.
 
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Old 03-02-16, 08:01 AM
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Mix up some grout, add color to match the tiles and moo it into the crack with your fingers.
 
 

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