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  1. Plumbing
    Hi All, I recently moved into a new place and have discovered that the bathtub isn't properly sealed. There are cracks in the caulk at two corners that I believe are allowing water to run down the wall and get underneath the bathtub. I had a feeling water was getting underneath the floor...
  2. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I want to re caulk around our bathtub. I’ve done it once before but don’t remember the last one being by drywall. I know there should be a gap, and maybe there wasn’t one before. If I remove the pice of cracked drywall it’s about a 1/4 inch gap. Do I just fill this gap with backer rod and load...
  3. Remodeling
    Hi all! I am currently in week 3 of a 2 week bathroom remodel. My skills with HardieBacker are pretty abysmal, leading to several screws heads protruding out a bit. To “solve it” I put silicone caulk on the screw heads (no judgement, please. For the whole post, actually). After that caused the...
  4. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Aloha, Our caulk in the shower tub started "rusting." I removed the caulk this morning and found that it's bare metal beneath the caulk, and on the seam on the showerhead/spout side, it's bare metal with a helpful coat of rust. I'm looking for a good way to move forward with this that does...
  5. General DIY Discussions
    I caulked this bathroom as my first DIY project after I bought this home. Where did I go wrong? Why is it all cracking? And most importantly, how do I fix it? TIA!
  6. General DIY Discussions
    I live in a rental apartment. When we first moved in, just a couple days after, the handyman re-caulked the part of the tub backer board tiles where they meet the tub. He said in a few hours it would be fine to use the shower. A few weeks later, the caulk is cracking and peeling off again...
  7. How To Guides
    Gidday Guys, Uncle Knackers here. I hope you don't mind but l have made a number of DIY Vids to share with my fellow renovators. Have a squizz and let me know what you think. Cheers. Ps Don't be to cruel on me! They are light entertainment with some good advice thrown in. This is the link to my...
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