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Old 02-17-06, 08:15 PM
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Does the durock sit on the edge of the tub lip? Above the tub lip? or hang over the tub lip?

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Old 02-18-06, 08:32 AM
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It should not sit on the tub. Its best if it sits approx 1/8" or so above the tub. If the tub is the type that has a nailing flange, you may have to fir out the studs so that the durock does not bow out at the bottom from the tub nailing flange.

If you have a tub that has a nailing flange and you are using large format tile can also end the durock just above the tub flange and set the tile so it sits 1/8" over the top of the tub. I don't particularly like this method but I know some do it and say its ok.
 
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Old 02-18-06, 01:34 PM
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The moisture barrier then needs to lap the tub flange no matter how you do the board and this is where it gets a little tricky but it can be done.
 
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