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Old 10-17-2010, 09:54 PM   #1
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Drywall behind tub?

I ripped out an old tub and the drywall too. Do i need to go to the floor with the drywall or do i need to have it meet flush with the tub lip? I'm not doing tile around the tub, i was planning of putting some sort of wall surrounding. thanks


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Old 10-17-2010, 11:19 PM   #2
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Drywall behind tub?

id guess you dont have room for drywall in those spots . tubs are installed alot of times before drywall goes up cause they are framed tight to the tub flanges so it covers the gap.

if its a jacussi tub with a deck than yeah you can drywall the walls under it.

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Old 10-23-2010, 04:07 PM   #3
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Drywall behind tub?

Your tub lip should be flush with the framing so bring the drywall down about 1/4" above the tub.
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Old 10-23-2010, 05:15 PM   #4
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Drywall does not belong in a wet area---use Durrock or a water proof backer--Mike--
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