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  1. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    Still looking but I can't find a store locally (Gainesville, GA) that sells 5/8" cement board in anything but a 40 sheet bundle that comes with a $600+ price tag. I only need 6 sheet of 3x5 to finish the shower. Question is: Can I build out behind the backer board with drywall/wood/something...
  2. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Completely gutted my bathroom and have some questions about rebuilding the bathtub surround. I am going to use Durock NextGen backerboard and Versabond white thin set. 1. I plan on tiling the ceiling over the tub. It previously had a dropped ceiling over the old tub that I ripped out, so I...
  3. Plumbing
    Completed gutted my bathroom and have some questions about rebuilding the bathtub surround. I am going to use Durock NextGen backerboard and Versabond white thin set. 1. I plan on tiling the ceiling over the tub. It previously had a dropped ceiling over the old tub that I ripped out, so I...
  4. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Long story short, I'm ripping out some blueboard in basement for a future tile tub sorround and replacing with 6mil plastic and CBU. Or that was the plan. I just ripped out some of the back wall and realized (remembered) that the builder had installed insulation around all outside walls. I...
  5. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    Hi, My basement (~250 sq. ft, raised ranch) recently flooded and I had to remove the carpeting. I discovered 9" x 9" VAT under the padding -- it's in pretty good shape, except for some cracked areas where the tacking strips were nailed down. Underneath the VAT is a thin black mastic directly...
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