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  1. cement board or denshield over greenboard?

    Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Remodeling a bathroom with new shower with one exterior shower wall. That wall is existing typical w/faced insulation and 1/2" greenboard drywall. Want to avoid tear out of existing drywall. Considering two approaches; 4mil poly behind hardieboard (concern is could be a double vapor barrier)...
  2. Shower

    Hi all, I just tore out my old shower/bath, and behind the tub was insulation all rolled up all around the tub. As well in the pockets around the shower. I pulled them and trashed them. My question is: Should I put up new insulation around the shower/bath? I am using greenboard for the walls...
  3. Tiling tub/shower surround w/plaster & lath walls

    It has been almost a year since we bought our house :eek: We have guests coming to stay with us soon and the main bathroom (a.k.a. "nightmare bath") is getting a facelift. We ran fresh Pex plumbing lines yesterday to bypass all the galv the idiot plumber left in the last time the walls/ceiling...
  4. Help!!! I can see the seams in my drywall

    Drywall & Plaster
    I have just hung new green board in my bathroom, and I used paper seaming tape for the joints. I mudded, and have sanded, and now I am putting on another layer of mud, which theoretically should be my finishing coat, but that is not seeming to be the case! The paper tape has holes in it, i would...