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  1. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    My house is 5 years old and I feel the builder really messed up this shower. It has large sanded grout lines and because of this, there is water seepage and has mold / water issues which have appeared over the last year or two which now seems to be traveling into the wall. Because of this I’m...
  2. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hi y'all. While installing Schluter Kerdi-board in our tub surround, we've run into a quandary about how to handle the corners of the tub. We're imagining that if we don't come up with a good way to waterproof these corner areas, they will become a serious failure point, but I can't determine...
  3. Building & Construction
    Does the Kerdi board sit above or in front of shower pan flange? The first photo is above, second is in front.
  4. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    Anyone use Kerdi a few times willing to be my online resource to the curb less shower install?
  5. Plumbing
    Here we go..... This is my first bathroom from start to finish that will be 100% new. I have replaced tubs, shower, toilets etc. but have never done anything like this kerdi system I am wanting. I've seen many pictures of master bathrooms that have the free standing soaker tub in the bathroom...
  6. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I am planning my bathroom remodel and I will be building a neo shaped walk-in shower. If it has a glass door is it a "walk in"? Anyway, because of the shape the Kerdi 48 x 48 base would have to be cut to suit. Is that a good idea or should I make my own with dry pack mortar? Also, what's the...
  7. Flooring
    I appreciate your advice, I'm a novice, and I'm renovating my bathroom. I'm prepping the subfloor before I lay down tile. Joists are 2" x 8" and 16" or less on center, except on a 3' section of one joist where it is 17" on center. A couple of sections of the joists were sistered from under the...
  8. Drywall & Plaster
    I'm halfway through renovating a corner shower in my basement. The bathroom was stripped down to the studs, new green-board was put up, and the corner shower base was installed into a bed of wet mortar (so I can't take it up now). I know now that green board should not be used in showers but...
  9. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I am trying kerdi membrane in a small shower for the first time. I installed all new drywall - however - the existing (bordering) drywall is textured and the new stuff did not sit flush. So I transitioned (feathered) with joint compound. Was about 1/16 off - but now I have Joint Compound over...
  10. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I am remodeling my shower with the Schluter Shower Kit. I put up the Kerdi membrane on the walls last night using unmodified thinset over concrete backer board. My mix was probably a little thicker than it should have been. And the first two sections I put up we're large, covering a lot of wall...
  11. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    Hello, I'm in the process of completing a new below grade basement bathroom with tiled shower and have been researching Schluter Kerdi as a waterproofing membrane. As per the Schluter Kerdi install guide I have used drywall for my shower walls and have a slopped concrete mortar bed for my...
  12. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    Hi, I am putting white marble tile in a shower that has a kerdi membrane. I used grey unmodified thinset when I put up the kerdi instead of white. My question is, if I use white thinset over the kerdi when I install the marble, do you think the grey at the joints or under the kerdi will bleed...
  13. Building & Construction
    I am a DIY and I am redoing my bathroom and putting in tile. I know Kerdi is the best but I dont have the money for it. I was doing some research and I found this tru-gard vapor shield which is much more affordable to Kerdi's waterproofing stuff. The website says its made from the same bonded...
  14. Building & Construction
    Hi all, I'm working on a shower remodel project. I have chosen to use the Kerdi System under my tile. Right now, I have 3 locations where my fiber cement backerboard (I know its not necessary with Kerdi but I did it anyway) and drywall meet. 1) left side of shower at an outside corner 2)...
  15. Flooring
    Hello everyone and thanks in advance for any help. I'm planning a tile shower install for my master bath remodel. The foundation is concrete slab and I'm just wanting to make sure I'm not missing anything major. I plan on using the Kerdi System with preformed tray (seeing as I'm very much a...
  16. Plumbing
    Hi all! My name is Christopher and this is my first post so let me know if I'm missing anything important. The attached pictures are of the slab under my stand-up shower. I'm doing a remodel and when I removed the old preformed tub I found this hole. I'm working to put in a tile shower with...
  17. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    We're remodeling our bathroom and decided to use the Schluter kerdi membrane under our tub surround. The mortar mix I bought from the Schluter distributor looked "cakey" to the installer, so he decided to substitute UltraFlex for the unmodified thin set. I did not know about this exchange until...
  18. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I'm renovating a 3-wall shower using the Schluter Shower ST kit. I'm finished re-doing the plumbing, sub-floor and so on, and I'm ready to start with the thin-set and kerdi. The question I have is about moisture-proofing the shower wall where the sliding door hardware is attached. The Schluter...
  19. Plumbing
    I'm in the middle of a master bathroom renovation. I bought the house knowing the master bath was a mess, multiple leaks have existed for at least six years, all the subfloor was ruined, big mess. I ripped everything out, "I" beam floor joist on 16 inch centers look great (thank goodness) I...
  20. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    Does anyone have any advice for or against using Kerdi over old --but in good shape!-- plaster/metal-lath walls in a tub-shower area? The old unit was a fiberglass 3 piece that did an excellent job of keeping the plaster dry over the past 40+ years. I removed it and have patched some rough...
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