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My Big bathroom Remodel
I have used this site for EVERY step of this remodel! This site has been fabulous. I am so proud of the work my husband and I are doing with YOUR help. Here are some pics of where we started and where we are now. I will update as we go along so please check back. And PLEASE comment as you see fit.
Applied Reguard on tub deck and a little on walls just to be safe. I had some left in the bucket that I didn't want to go to waste. Had to trowel in...
finally started tiling. you can see the Kerdi system on the shower bench.  used stacked tiles to level second row of tiles because I didn't want to...
CBU cut for plumbing and receesed shelf.  Recessed shelf installed and mudded. Applied Redguard to allsurfaces where we expect water will or might...
CBU installed around tub. Tub sits above CBU the thickness of 1/2" hardibacker to allow for tiling. all seems taped and mudded.
shower floor covered to protect drain from debris. 1/4" CBU set in thinset and screwed to floors. all drywall has been removed for access to plumbing...
Built rough in frame around bathtub. Notice substantial movement of tub so had to go under and secure with screws and thinset to minimize movement...
put 1/2 inch CBU on walls. Built bench with 2x4's and ply wood. sloped plywood a bit and CBU a bui. Set CBU on bench in thinset. CBU butted up to but...
built rough framed walls for new shower, moved waste pipes to route under and beside where new bench would sit, installed pre-fab shower basin...
demo- decided prefab 3x3 standup shower had to go. decided to make new custom shower with bench.  pipes and angled wall needed to be removed as well.
opened up wall leading to half bath because bathroom had no toilet. removed old half-bath vanity. romoved this door to close in an make a wall and...
demo- decided thid old vainty, all the brass, and hollywood lighting had to go too!
demolition picture
we started by removing the old closet walls to open up the bathroom's floor plan



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