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Old 02-21-2010, 08:55 PM   #1
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Failure at its finest....

Went to go look at another failed shower attempt this week.Tile on drywall,cultured crap for a shower bottom.Lord knows whats goin on with this seat.Obviously they want it ripped out,so we agreed on basic demolition in order to see how deep the rabbit hole goes.

Final pic is of the other side wall where water has apparently made its way to the trim.Can any body guess what may lie under these walls.....
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Old 02-21-2010, 09:01 PM   #2
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Old 02-21-2010, 09:02 PM   #3
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Here's the tub surround,which is also failing.Separation from walls points to improper mortar packing underneath and/or improper framing underneath.Nevermind the tile "butchery".Ahh c'mon guys,you don't love the bullnose meets bullnose look....

Can you guys guess what lies underneath this one.......
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Old 02-21-2010, 09:11 PM   #4
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Can any body guess what may lie under these walls.....
I dunno, but it ain't gonna be pretty.
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Old 02-21-2010, 09:31 PM   #5
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I'm going to go out on a limb here and say something that once was sheetrock but is now a soggy, moldy mess.
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Old 02-21-2010, 09:32 PM   #6
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the bullnose on that tub the guy laid it pretty tight!
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Old 02-22-2010, 06:14 AM   #7
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He prolly used spacers, Lego spacers
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Old 02-22-2010, 03:43 PM   #8
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OK here it is.Tub surround and shower both with extreme failures.Tub has got 2 pavers,atreated 2x6,and in between has been filled with expandable foam...you know,for that flexible support.

OSB behind shower + tubsurround needs to be completely removed and possibly some brick from the outside,according to the insurance guy.
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Old 02-22-2010, 03:46 PM   #9
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Treated wood from the shower curb....soaking wet
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Old 02-22-2010, 03:55 PM   #10
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Mmmmmmm...,yummy.Re-emulsified cultured marble caulking stuff.Now Im hungry for tofu.....
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Old 02-22-2010, 05:57 PM   #11
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the whole bathroom failed because of the drain...........not being fitted properly............no reason water should have gone up thoose walls even with rock in there.........they should have used densheild
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Old 02-22-2010, 06:27 PM   #12
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I guess if your framing lumber is going to get wet, it's best that it's treated.
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I just puked!
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:10 PM   #14
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I would've guessed FL or TX if that was an anonymous post with no other info.

Yep, it's nasty, but around here, nothing's shocking anymore...
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hope you're wearing the proper PPE with all that mold in there.

Is the insurance company paying for the mold abatement? We just finished a flood restoration and the insurance would not cover the mold cleanup. Said it was the homeowner's cost. What a crock of bull-pucky! Did they expect us to just leave it there and rebuild over the top?
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