Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Remodeling

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-14-2013, 04:04 PM   #16
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: WV
Posts: 2,869
Share |
Default

Bathroom Renovation


If the house is more than maybe 60 years old, chances are what you are calling "drywall" isn't drywall at all (at least not like today's stuff). If it isn't, it will be VERY crumbly and dusty (enough to require a respirator) and the corners will be reinforced with embedded wire mesh. It's also a bit thicker than what you find today. You'll be lucky to get it removed and the room cleaned up in less than an 8-hour day. Working with that stuff is a mistake I'll not make again.

md2lgyk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2013, 05:31 PM   #17
MEASURE ONCE, CUT TWICE
 
123pugsy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: MARKHAM, ON
Posts: 474
Default

Bathroom Renovation


Keep us updated, even if it takes longer than planned.
It's good for others to see exactly what's involved.

Good luck.

(with the gf that is)
__________________
Pugsy

My project: http://www.diychatroom.com/f49/bunga...-build-169318/
123pugsy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2013, 12:39 PM   #18
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: ohio
Posts: 1,088
Default

Bathroom Renovation


hey mike you forgot 2 days waiting on inspections.
i always wondered how a one day bath and surround company does it with no permits on the re-plumbing and temp test with all that advertisement.
if i was an inspector needing to increase my city's revenue i would just follow there vehicles around.

on a side note i have had inspectors work with me with prior arrangements so if it is a one bathroom house. but the pics better be good and the job done right or it is on you to redo work over
__________________
"be careful at listening to just one persons advise" said me
"be careful at listening to just one persons advise" said myself
p.s. not all i say is a fact but not all i say is my opinion.
jaydevries is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to jaydevries For This Useful Post:
oh'mike (11-17-2013)
Old 11-28-2013, 08:15 PM   #19
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Posts: 45
Default

Bathroom Renovation


I gutted and rebuilt a bathroom a few years ago.
Full day to tear apart then half day to fix all the water damage from leaking toilet and another leaking drain.
Did this over Thanksgiving while the wife and kids went to a sister's house.
Had the vinyl floor, new tub and toilet installed and working after 4 days. Took 3 weeks to finish the whole thing. Wife wanted to keep the window over the tub so, instead of a 3 piece fiberglass surround for the tub I did tile. That is the thing. If you are doing it for yourself, you will end up spending time on small details because you can.
Oh, and this was with no inspections.

chiraldude is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Full bathroom renovation - bath to shower Dedalus9 Plumbing 6 09-21-2011 08:29 AM
Wondering if it makes economic sence to replace a bathroom exhaust fan ChrisJJ HVAC 0 06-14-2011 10:36 AM
Bathroom Renovation, separate outlet for whirlpool tub? ControlTech Electrical 9 06-23-2010 12:29 PM
Bathroom Renovation tips HHac8014 Building & Construction 2 04-19-2010 08:42 PM
bathroom renovation sassycreek Remodeling 22 07-23-2008 10:12 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.