Master Bathroom Renovation Thread

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  1. oxrageous

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      Here's the greatest concern I have with your pan (or lack thereof). If you go back to post #70, the shower photo shows the raised curb at the bottom of the door torn out. You can see the black line (it may be red or blue, hard to read color here) at the bottom of the floor tile. That is the shower pan membrane if one was ever installed. It may just be a shadowline. It's required by code. The membrane is one monolithic piece of pvc liner that turns up the wall at least 6 inches. Think of a pool liner. At the time of the plumbing rough-in inspection (required before drywall or coverup, its flooded with water the day before the inspection to make sure it holds water. When the curb was torn away, if a pan was ever installed, it is now missing. In order for the pan to be effective, a new piece would have to be seamed back with pvc solvent. In order to accomplish this, the existing floor tile would needed to be removed to bond the new piece to the existing. It should wrap over the top of the curb however it's difficult to determine if it's there as it is now covered in durock (post #90). When the old durock in the shower was torn out, it would have exposed a pan liner. If for some reason one was not installed during the original construction, that could be the major contributor to the old moisture problem at the right side of the door. You cannot rely on grout and caulking to maintain a water-tight impervious area that has to essentially act as a pool.
       
      • oxrageous

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              Looks good. Them hi-spanics are doin a hell of a job
               
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                Are Brazilians hispanic?
                 
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                I guess not :(
                But they are Latino. Apparently not all Latinos are hispanic.
                 
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                Nice! Don't let them leave before they apply sealant to the grout.
                 
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                Does the sealant last more than 6 months?
                 
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                Depends. Both on the type of grout & the type of sealant. Any sanded grout needs sealant before use. Then reapplication on a regular basis to prevent staining. I prefer using epoxy based grout. That solves the problem forever. If you've never used that before, be sure to get some help from someone who has though. It can go south on you fast.
                 
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                I have never sealed grout ever in my life..... and I have never had a grout stain or any kind of grout issue whatsoever.
                 
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                  I've been painting like a mad fool while we're waiting on the granite. There is so much cutting in to do it's ridculous. There are FOUR doors in that bathroom.
                   
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                  It doesn't appear to me that you can see the TV from the throne. That's a serious design flaw.
                   
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                  My brother in law put it behind their mirror. Like this....
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