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TryinHard
01-30-2003, 06:23 AM
I just realized that my sheetrocker, who installed the CBU in the shower, used standard sheetrock nails - not corrosion resistant. I am planning on adding hot-dipped galv nails, but should I remove the plain nails to prevent rust bleed through? If so, do I need to fill the holes or just put a new nail in them (these will be loose - not sure if that matters).

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tileguytodd
01-30-2003, 06:46 AM
I wouldnt worry about it at this point. You will destroy the CBU more than any benefit you will gain. Just add the roofing nails.