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runtk1 02-12-2010 11:08 AM

Tiling -out of square walls
 
I am to re-tile my bath tub walls. They are out of square. Need some tips on bringing them back to square...thanks

Rory Read 02-12-2010 11:52 AM

back to the studs
 
You may have to gut the walls back to the studs, do a little hammering and shimming, re-attach a substrate, and re-tile over that.

If the framing is too far out of whack, you could end up with weird reveals at the tub lip or somewhere else.

I always want to get down to the bones to fix things like this, but it can turn a small project into a big one, and that doesn't always make the most sense.

Good luck,

Rory

RDG Read Development LLC

Portland, OR


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