• ONE ROOM CHALLENGE

    Shower Waterproofing: Week 3 Fall 2021 ORC

    You really shouldn’t tile onto drywall in a shower or a bathtub. It probably won’t last through one week of use. The walls need to be waterproofed. There’s several different methods for waterproofing that you can choose from, but not all of them are as diy friendly as the Kerdi shower proofing system made by Schluter. The first method Mike and I ever diy’d was in our last house. We used a combination of Durock and Red Guard. Durock is cement board. It comes in 3’x5′ sheets and is relatively heavy, messy to cut and has to be installed with special fasteners and the seams with very specific mesh tape.…