About to tile around tub


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Old 09-20-15, 07:44 AM
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About to tile around tub

I am just hanging my drywall now and I have heard two different opinions on the muddling part that comes next so II thought I would get some more opinions. I heard that I can tape the joints then use the thinset as mud and also start tiling while I do this. The other thing is tapeing and then giving it a few coats of mud. Just wondering what is the preferred method? Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 09-20-15, 10:42 AM
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Is this just a soaking tub or does it also include a shower? If the latter, you need to use cement board instead of drywall! If just a tub - how far up do you intend to bring the tile?
 
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Old 09-21-15, 08:39 AM
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Tub or shower, as long as the tile is going to be more than a row or two, I would use 1/2" cement board.
 
 

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