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Advice on how to proceed with bathroom renovation

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Old 07-02-20, 03:20 AM
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Advice on how to proceed with bathroom renovation

Hello all, I live in a condo. Many years ago I decided that I was fed up with my 1958 original bathroom, as an incentive to do something about it I decided to remove the tile to push me to renovate. Regulations on permit changed and years and I'm stuck with the defaced bathroom. I had made several consultations and none go cheaper than $5k.
Thtey all say that the walls need to be removed and replaced.
Are there any options like retitle on top of the wall?
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Old 07-02-20, 03:28 AM
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Areas that are not considered wet areas (above tub or in shower) "could be" skim coated and retiled, but it would be a lot of work and would not likely turn out as good as replacing the wall board. But it could be done. Wet areas need to be tile backer board.
 
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Old 07-02-20, 03:43 AM
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A tub/shower surround built in the 50s would likely have a cement bed under it which is as good or better than cement board. I don't know how feasible it is to repair it [level it off] after demo. I agree gutting the bath rm would turn out nicer along with allowing you to update the electrical and insulation if needed.
 
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