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Old 06-20-2005, 01:54 PM   #1
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Got upset with my bathroom the other day- next thing I knew I was wielding a sledgehammer and now have it down to the studs and floor joists. This is my first total remodel and have a few questions.

The floor is down to the joists. I have a little surface water damage in a couple of spots. How much is enough to replace the joist?

Do I lay a plywood subfloor before the cement backerboard on the floor? What do I put under the new vanity?

I have on elect outlet and one plumbing outlet but new vanity has two sinks and I want two elect outlets. Can I split one into two, plumbingly and electrically speaking?

Last question- I'm doing everything but building new shower and can't get anyone out to do that yet..can I do the rest of the room to within a reasonable distance of the new shower and what kind of problems does this cause re: the subfloor ending too soon? Will the new area be weak since it wasn't all put down the same time?

Thanks everyone- hoping to start construction tonight so your capable answers are greatly appreciated.

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Well i am in the middle of bathroom remodeling too. And I am desperatly looking for more informationr regarding this topic, so If you could post some website that help a lot....please don't post this website as I already know about it. thanks in advance



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Old 01-22-2007, 01:06 PM   #3
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Hey Kathy, this is a very old post, so if you need some info, maybe elaborate on what you're doing.

What are you doing and how far along are you?

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