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Unread 05-12-2021, 06:02 PM   #76
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Nice mud job. I like to rub the mud down with a rub brick and then vacuum the walls real well. When rubbing, feel for any humps that might need to be flattened out.
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Unread 05-14-2021, 11:11 AM   #77
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Looking good Lou, when it’s down to the framing and have a 2” riser. I can have preslope done, pan in, wired and pan tested, scratched and mudded in 4 days. On a push if I use fast setting products I can get that down to 3 days.

On a larger job, 3 normal size showers take 5 days to prep because most the time is waiting for products to dry. If I’m doing just one shower I basically have 2-3 early days because I’m waiting for preslope or water test, or scratch. On 3 I can bounce to each one and do each step to make a full day for those beginning steps.

Now imagine being able to just tile to that mud, a lot of time saved not having to topically waterproof it correctly AND... you’ve spent roughly $350-400 on each shower prep. That’s a good amount saved on “newer better” material prep that goes into your pocket.
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