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  1. Bath exhaust fan/light combo and vanity light help

    Electrical
    I currently have two toggle switches in a small 1/2 bathroom. switch 1-operates the sink vanity light switch 2-operates the bathroom exhaust fan. I would like to change out the bathroom exhaust fan for an exhaust fan/light combo. Is it possible for me to have: switch 1-operate both the vanity...
  2. Shower remodel question

    Remodeling
    We are redoing a shower in the guestbath. I've gotten several estimates. Some companies will demo the shower down to the subfloor then build the bottom from there on while others have proposed to just remove the tiles and put in new tiles. The shower in question is probably 20 years old. Which...
  3. tar paper/wire mesh/cement over subfloor

    Flooring
    I ran into this when we pulled up the old tile and cabinets in our 1967 era home. The bathroom is on pier and beam, but back in the day, there wasn't cement board around so they poured about two inches of concrete between the floor joists on top of the subfloor then laid the tile. After...
  4. Greetings from Dallas, Texas

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone. I am here because of the mess I have created after hiring out a master bath remodel to three different contractors. I really need help deciding how to go about repairing the floor so we can lay the tile (again.) What we have is a pier and beam house (circa 1968) with about 2...
  5. Cement Board Won't line up in shower

    Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I installed cement board onto the studs in constructing my new shower stall, but some of the boards don't line up with the others. In my effort to fix it, I taped the joints and used thin set to slope the gap. But I'm not sure if this was the right thing to do. Please help.
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