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Old 09-03-2013, 02:04 AM   #1
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Durock to tub messed up

I messed up...any suggestions on fixing? Problem: I installed the Durock board over the tub flange without furring out the studs. It didn't occur to me until I was installing the tub surround but went ahead and installed the styrene tub surround. All fit ok except at the base (flange) area as a space now exist and movement on the base area causes the caulking to open up. Would it be possible to draw a carefully measured line just above the tub flange and use a 1/16 or 1/32 mason cutter to cut and remove the portion of the Durock to just above the the flange and screw the Durock to the studs? Please advise!
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Old 09-03-2013, 03:55 AM   #2
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Have you removed the surround?

Sure the rock could be cut with an angle grinder--protect the tub from the grit and sand---

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