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Old 12-28-2006, 07:21 PM   #1
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Question Re-doing tiled shower stall, damaged drywall??

A friend wants me to work on their home. Besides a lot of interior painting, she wants me to look at their shower stall. And besides wanting me to re-grout the whole thing (floor to cieling), they would like me to fix this area that seems to be rotting from water damage.

To my untrained eye, it looks like they should have alteast done one course of tile at the bottom of this wall to prevent this from happening. Now the drywall is pretty much destroyed so I'm asking what you would do in this case or what the proper procedure is.

What I would think is to remove 3 of the tiles going up the wall and one going along the bottom near the rot and remove that section of bad drywall. Then, replace it with the appropriate backerboard and tile atleast one row up, maybe even half way up the wall if she has enough spare tiles.

Just looking for your input. I'm goinig to start working in other areas on Saturday.

I have a picture but I guess I can't post it..


*edit* - I posted in a different section, please close/delete this thread.

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Old 01-02-2007, 05:40 PM   #2
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Hi there and welcome Our picture posting limit is 50kb.

Without a picture it would be difficult to direct you. If you are seeing clear signs of water damage, then you will need to remove the surface material and make sure none of the framing is damaged.

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