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Old 06-27-2010, 06:49 PM   #1
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to redgard, or not to redgard?


i have a 4 mil poly vapor barrier behind my durock, lapping the oatey floor membrane.
insulation is icynene open cell.

should i redgard the durock on the tile side, or just thinset and go with the tiles?

also, would you guys tape/thinset the joints, and/or silicone the joints/corners prior to tiling?

i am also planning on building a shampoo niche once i start tiling the walls to make it work with layout nicely.
the wall is a 2X3, so i'm pretty sure no standard pre-made niche will fit. i'm planning on PLing in some durock, maybe redgarding it, and tiling as usual. any specific recs for a custom niche like this?

thanks a lot.

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to redgard, or not to redgard?


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should i redgard the durock on the tile side,
Absolutely not!



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would you guys tape/thinset the joints,
Absolutely yes!

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or silicone the joints/corners prior to tiling
Never!

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i'm planning on PLing in some durock, maybe redgarding it
Go for it!

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