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07-01-20, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Lurker99

Ok. That's the only way I know to call that...

Ok. That's the only way I know to call that board, Greenboard. That's how it was introduced to me. When I re-did my last bathroom, I only did demolition on it, I was told to get "Greenboard." I said,...
07-01-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By Lurker99

So the "mold tough" board is what I should be...

So the "mold tough" board is what I should be using, which is what I was planning on using, in the bathroom other than the shower area?
07-01-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By Lurker99

Already decided to go down to the studs. Not...

Already decided to go down to the studs.

Not sure if I'm going to take out the tub or not yet. It could be done last and separately if I choose to do so. On those walls it will probably be Kerdi...
06-29-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Lurker99

Not the exact floor, but this is in another...

Not the exact floor, but this is in another bathroom in house which is exactly the same tile. Same discoloring in grout.
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06-29-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Lurker99

100 year old floor tile and want to keep it

I'm re-doing a small bathroom that has tile in on the floor that's about 100 years old. It's in surprisingly good shape. I want to keep it, other than the fact it looks cool and is in good shape,...
06-29-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By Lurker99

I'm gonna take it all down. There's no electrical...

I'm gonna take it all down. There's no electrical in the walls. The switch is on the outside of the bathroom. One switch for all lights. I guess I could rewire and create three separate switches for...
06-24-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By Lurker99

I forgot I have masks at work. I have a choice...

I forgot I have masks at work. I have a choice between these three. The 3M one says for fumes. Nothing about dust.
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06-24-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By Lurker99

Looking up that board, it may just be that. I did...

Looking up that board, it may just be that. I did order an asbestos test kit. Would it be necessary in this case? As far as masks go, I have the fabric, two layer, masks people are wearing. When I...
06-24-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By Lurker99

There shouldn't be any water damage anywhere.

There shouldn't be any water damage anywhere.
06-24-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By Lurker99

The problem is really the plastic tile on the...

The problem is really the plastic tile on the bottom half. It's awful. I would just paint over it all! When I take a tile off, there's impossible to remove glue. It's a small bathroom, but there's no...
06-24-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By Lurker99

Redoing bathroom. Take down walls or greenboard over

I'm redoing a bathroom in my house that's quite old. With everyone making the respirator industry void of any respirators, taking down the walls will be very difficult with all the dust. Can/should,...
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By Lurker99

Thank you for the response. I would do it all...

Thank you for the response. I would do it all myself, and would love to, if it wasnít for the stairs.

I looked at the glass railings, and itís intersting. Cost wise, I think itíll be more than...
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Views: 911
Posted By Lurker99

Redoing my deck and have some questions

I wonít be doing the work. Itís too high and too much going on. I just wanted some knowledge for when I talk to prospective contractors.

Photo is attached.

My deck is pretty much shot and at...
02-25-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lurker99

Yeah, shower is cement board. I did my shower. ...

Yeah, shower is cement board. I did my shower.

Greenboard would be ideal, but I donít know how to attach it? I would do as you suggested months ago, but I know how to attach it to the...
02-25-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lurker99

They didn’t break, but I don’t think we saved...

They didn’t break, but I don’t think we saved them all. It’s all over the bathroom where they’re coming off.. The tile is nearly 100 years old. It’s original from when the house was built. You can...
02-25-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lurker99

Hereís a picture of the whole bathroom....

Hereís a picture of the whole bathroom. Everything below the pink is tile/thinset/whatever behind it.
02-25-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lurker99

Itís not a stone wall. Putting up another was is...

Itís not a stone wall. Putting up another was is not possible. That would require moving the toilet, which would require breaking the tile and 9Ē cement floor.
02-17-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lurker99

Back again. Still needing to refinish this...

Back again. Still needing to refinish this bathroom. I primed the upper part of the wall and am now ready to tackle the bottom area thatís pictured in this thread. The easiest way to do it, I think...
05-26-17, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lurker99

Is there drywall adhesive? I was searching for...

Is there drywall adhesive? I was searching for something, but nothing turned up.
05-26-17, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lurker99

I'm not sure if it's thinset. It's about an 3/4...

I'm not sure if it's thinset. It's about an 3/4 of an inch thick. I was planning on using 1/4 green board and long drywall screws to hit the metal lath behind whatever that stuff is. There's no room...
05-26-17, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lurker99

81207 This is what is behind the tiles. The...

81207

This is what is behind the tiles. The photo is turned sideways for some reason.
05-26-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lurker99

I'd want to paint the wall. The stuff I'm talking...

I'd want to paint the wall. The stuff I'm talking about is white and it looks like it was put on the width of the tile. It looks like it's individual bricks of the "concrete." Could that be the...
05-26-17, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Lurker99

Tile falling off, want to put up green board.

I have a bathroom where the tile is falling off. The tile is probably 70 years old and the adhesion is failing. Behind it it looks like it is some sort of thin concrete that the tile was attached to...
10-27-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Lurker99

It's the drain pipe. No drips or anything since...

It's the drain pipe. No drips or anything since water was shut off. Poured a cup of water into shower drain today and it leaked where the plumber and I believed it was coming from, in the middle if...
10-27-14, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Lurker99

Definitely not coming from attic. It's not...

Definitely not coming from attic. It's not possible as the leak is coming from the top floor into the ground floor. Pretty close in guessing the tile color. The tile is an old white subway tile but...
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