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Old 10-30-2011, 10:15 PM   #16
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Its usually acrylic not plastic, and the poster said he didn't want to redo his bathroom...its an alternative
Acrylic is a plastic.
The point was it doesn't look as good as a nice tile bath. Why use a low end product when you can use tile? With a little more effort and some guidance a water tight bath can be achieved using a ceramic or porcelain product.
The material cost can be less and the resale value more, but only if you don't do a cheap stupid renovation.
How many times do I rip out a sheetrock tub area less then 5-7 years old?
Too many.
No sheetrock in the shower area! How many times does that need repeating?

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Old 10-31-2011, 04:57 AM   #17
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You're making Canadians look bad...please stop
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Old 10-31-2011, 08:16 AM   #18
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Calm down people! No one said anything that out of line

And just for everyone referring to the OP as a 'he'; he is a she!

Update:

I actually found a solution to the mould in-between the tiles. Can't believe I didn't think of it before - a toothbrush! It worked wonders and right now the gaps between the tiles are looking really rather clean!

Still can't seem to do anything about the mould that grows on the sealant though...
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Old 10-31-2011, 08:56 AM   #19
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you have a real bad attitude and have been reported...
OH MY GOD! You reported me for being smarter than you. I'm so scared, in fact you have me peeing down my leg right now.

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Your comments are way over the top -
Yow, well, yours weren't.

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KMA, this is a public forum I'll do what I want. When someone comes along spewing falsehoods and ignorance about something I know about you can fully expect me to step up to the plate my friend. Don't post any more really stupid stuff and I won't get involved.

By the way: You've also been reported, for making false statements and saying really dumb stuff.
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OH MY GOD! You reported me for being smarter than you. I'm so scared, in fact you have me peeing down my leg right now.

Yow, well, yours weren't.

KMA, this is a public forum I'll do what I want. When someone comes along spewing falsehoods and ignorance about something I know about you can fully expect me to step up to the plate my friend. Don't post any more really stupid stuff and I won't get involved.

By the way: You've also been reported, for making false statements and saying really dumb stuff.
Soooo, showers and tile do mix? Hahaha wtf? I guess all those million dollar homes we've built with the tile showers should've just had fiberglass surrounds. Damn, and we spent all that money
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Old 10-31-2011, 03:18 PM   #21
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Calm down people! No one said anything that out of line

And just for everyone referring to the OP as a 'he'; he is a she!

Update:

I actually found a solution to the mould in-between the tiles. Can't believe I didn't think of it before - a toothbrush! It worked wonders and right now the gaps between the tiles are looking really rather clean!

Still can't seem to do anything about the mould that grows on the sealant though...
That might clean up the grout but it sounds like you need better venting. Quick test: take 1-2 sheets of toilet paper and put it up against the vent fan. If the fan holds the paper up there by itself, the you have at least SOME airflow and maybe the solution is to leave the fan on for longer If paper does not stay up then you need to fix the fan.
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Calm down people! No one said anything that out of line

And just for everyone referring to the OP as a 'he'; he is a she!
Hard to tell from the photo.
Just saying.
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Hard to tell from the photo.
True but at least there is plenty of detail to look at.

OH WAIT! That's a different thread I was thinking about.
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Old 10-31-2011, 09:16 PM   #26
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I'm really not used to being the voice of reason, but.
We have 25 posts and the female poster has yet to provide photos of the issue.
She said she would, but the only thing we've established, is that the OP is a chic.
I'm getting the feeling this could be the DIY version of, "The Crying Game".
....There's also a side issue concerning Canadians, but let's not dwell on that at this time.
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Soooo, showers and tile do mix? Hahaha wtf? I guess all those million dollar homes we've built with the tile showers should've just had fiberglass surrounds. Damn, and we spent all that money
The actual tiles in my bathroom are fine, there's certainly no separation from the wall, despite all the other problems I'm having.
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That might clean up the grout but it sounds like you need better venting. Quick test: take 1-2 sheets of toilet paper and put it up against the vent fan. If the fan holds the paper up there by itself, the you have at least SOME airflow and maybe the solution is to leave the fan on for longer If paper does not stay up then you need to fix the fan.
Thank you; I'll try this
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Hard to tell from the photo.
Just saying.
Easier to tell from my name?
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you have a real bad attitude and have been reported...

I have an old shower, water eventually got behind the tiles and molded the drywall...The cracks inbetween the tiles and I can see the mold...if he was referring to just general mold ontop of tile - it wasn't what I was referring to.

Your comments are way over the top - in the future never respond to anything I post.

There should not have been drywall behind it to begin with

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