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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I am remodeling a basement bathroom. The inside of the exterior wall (which is both inside and outside the shower) was covered with paneling. I’ve removed the panels and scraped the walls but I am unsure about how to prep them for tiling. Can I thin set over the uneven areas and tile directly on...
  2. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I have my shower room down to the studs. It has an old terrazzo shower pan which I hope to reuse. It had an inch high metal (lead?) edging around it. It was fairly decayed so most of it has broken off or been removed. I have Wonderboard lite and Redguard ready to go up, but I'm not sure if I...
  3. Remodeling
    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. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hey There, I have a 1950's cinder block house that I'm updating. In the bathroom I'm wanting to tile, but all the walls have a skim coat of cement over them, then about 7 layers of oil base paint. I was told by a tile PRO that I need to ruff up the paint so the adhesive would stick. Well...
  5. Flooring
    From reading several posts on the forum I was under the impression I needed to use some sort of waterproof membrane over the 1/2 in think cement backer boards in the shower after I taped and mudded the joints. I have seen where people used and recommended either RedGard or Kerdi. But, I just...
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