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08-25-11, 09:05 AM
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Posted By NoMSG

Chadler: Thanks, I'll try that. Any particular...

Chadler: Thanks, I'll try that. Any particular type of blade for the recip saw? Also, instead of a recip saw, would a 5 lb hammer, aimed between the studs be a bad idea?
08-24-11, 01:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,287
Posted By NoMSG

Here's the layout: One sheet of cbu has the tub...

Here's the layout: One sheet of cbu has the tub on the north side and another sheet of cbu on the south side; but about an inch of the east and west edges are under the drywall...I can't get the cbu...
08-24-11, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,475
Posted By NoMSG

How to remove hardibacker when thinset is covering screw heads?

I'm doing a bath remodel after the job was half-finished by the contractor. At this point I need to remove the hardibacker above a bathtub, but there is now dried thinset covering half the screws on...
08-24-11, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,836
Posted By NoMSG

Transition from 5/8" greenboard to 1/2" Hardibacker

Long story short is that the contractor did some sketchy work in the middle of my bathroom remodel, so I'm going to finish it up myself...even though I only halfway know what I'm doing.

The...
08-20-11, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,287
Posted By NoMSG

Chandler: Sorry for the confusion. Wayne's...

Chandler:

Sorry for the confusion. Wayne's understanding is 100 percent accurate. The only reason I may have to take out the wall is because it (the wall) was layed over the edges of the cbu. I...
08-14-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,287
Posted By NoMSG

That's reassuring. Normally, I'd be fine with...

That's reassuring. Normally, I'd be fine with pulling the Hardie and putting thinset under it. But I'm not sure if it's worth taking out part of a wall or two to do it. I'm also concerned because I...
08-14-11, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,287
Posted By NoMSG

Thanks for the reply. Any suggestions on...

Thanks for the reply.

Any suggestions on whether I should chip off the lip of the Hardie with a blade and chisel to get it out from under the drywall that was laid over two opposing edges (the...
08-13-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,287
Posted By NoMSG

Other issues too.

The house is 95 to 100 years old, give or take 5 years. I'm in a Pasadena, California. Most of the house still has the original hardwood floor. There is a crawlspace underneath. I probably used the...
08-12-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,797
Posted By NoMSG

Thanks for educating me on Kerdi. I think my...

Thanks for educating me on Kerdi. I think my head's about to explode from all the new stuff I'm learning.
08-12-11, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,797
Posted By NoMSG

Red Guard question: Install bathtub surround wall tile over Red Guard?

Hi:

I just found this forum and it seems very helpful. I'm in a bind and hope you can help out. I've installed sinks and vanities, and replaced faucets, but that's about the extent of my skill and...
08-12-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,287
Posted By NoMSG

Prepping wood floor for bathroom floor tile.

Long story short is that made a poor decision on hiring someone whose credentials I didn't check, and now my bathroom remod is partially done. I need to correct several mistakes in the plumbing and...
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