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deal 05-13-2011 03:03 PM

shower wall help
I am at the stage in my bathroom remodel when I need to start hanging drywall and cement board. I am so confused as to what to use to waterproof the cement board around the shower walls. I have read probably 20 different ways of accomplishing this. Which way is the best I have no idea. I do want to do this right the first time so could someone give me a no bs solution to this?

josall 05-13-2011 04:15 PM

Kerdi seems to be one of the better ones.

Ron6519 05-14-2011 08:36 AM

Or you could use the paint on product, Redgard or one of it's counterparts.

Bud Cline 05-14-2011 02:53 PM

There really is no "best way", all of the techniques have their advantages and maybe some disadvantages.

Personally I use Denshield wallboard and address the seams and nail holes with liquid waterproofing. That's it...nothing to it.:)

vsheetz 05-20-2011 12:32 AM

I find Red Guard easier for my DIY skill levels.

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