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    should i tank this area in my wetroom or not?

    Hi, all I have just finished my wetroom and tanked all areas, to my understanding because this is a wetroom, therefore, all areas should be tanked. However, I have created a large concrete step that is spirit levelled and my worry is if I tank this area then should any water ingress via...
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    Best Epoxy Grout to use please? for wetroom.

    Hi all, Just finished, tanked and tiled the wet room. Would like to use epoxy grout. Does anyone have any recommendations, please? I have all the cleaning at hand because of the haze epoxy causes on surfaces, so ready for. I just need something waterproof and resistant with a reasonable...
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    Mortar or Concrete bed? For sloped shower pan.

    A preformed element to match walls? What you mean? . I'm Tanking the walls and part floors and then ditra matting the floor after the slope is done. . What I have done does aid a tiler.. I used tile backerboard etc.. And full Tanking. It's a wetroom mate. Your not answering the actual thread...
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    Mortar or Concrete bed? For sloped shower pan.

    @Swwils I will be Tanking the whole room with aqua seal. Double coat. After I have done the slope. Your thoughts concerning the slope bed? Thanks.
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    Mortar or Concrete bed? For sloped shower pan.

    Hi All, Just finishing my wet room. I have a linear drain in the end embedded and secured levelled into the concrete floor. I am now ready to do the wet room slope pan. I have placed two pieces of strip wood on each side and raised them accordingly to my slope measurements. I will use these...
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    Wet-Room Tanking/full water proof

    @curry-kid Thanks ever so much mate. I have just ordered myself a kit for that. Will also go ahead and do the board block work also. Mate would it be possible if you could possibly check my other 2 forum thread relative to this wet room. There are just different types of questions though would...
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    Slope Mortar bed (Shower pan) wetroom stage. What to do?

    Hi All, I have installed my linear drain, levelled and position it in place with concrete and followed this with levelling compound a couple of weeks after to smooth and level the floor. I am now ready to create my mortar bed slope (Shower pan) from the curb step to the drain however I want...
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    Backerboard Concrete block bench (Wetroom)

    Hi All, Hope you can help. I am just wondering whether I should backer-board the concrete block bench in my wet room, applying it with a tile adhesive. Or can I tile directly on top of the concrete block work? I worry about moisture or cracks within the concrete block/to tile directly on...
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    Wet-Room Tanking/full water proof

    Hi guys, I am in the final process of completing my wetroom prep before tiling. All that is needed is the waterproofing and my mortar bed slope to the linear drain. I have applied waterproof backer boards, now I am ready for tanking/waterproofing. My question is should I fully Tank my backer...
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    Vapour Barrier In wet room ??, Extractor fan (Yes or No), Tanking.

    Hi All, Currently renovating an old wetroom. 1. Removed everything back to brick. Currently, Have stud battened the walls, insulated the spacing and am now ready to apply the tile backer board, however, before I apply the tile backer board. Should I cover the insulation and battens with a...
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    Bitumen Help (Plumber messed interior walls up) Seal over this to stop the smell

    @IT Minion Thanks for your question, yes the window is open in that room and room is sealed off, i have answered above to @Mike13 with a possible logical solution, though not sure. Let me know what you think. Thanks so much.
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    Bitumen Help (Plumber messed interior walls up) Seal over this to stop the smell

    Thanks @Mike13 I will take that on board, similarly i did do that, first i sealed off the room and put a portable heater in. Though as as that stopped and i opened the plastic sheeting that sealed the room the smell returned. Clearly this smell can be contained so i was think possibly using a...
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    Bitumen Help (Plumber messed interior walls up) Seal over this to stop the smell

    @Swwils Thanks for the advice, I continue to do this, I will contact them tomorrow first thing, I came across some advice just now, someone suggest possibly using a vapour barrier and place that on top? your thoughts? @KenGMac @Swwils
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    Bitumen Help (Plumber messed interior walls up) Seal over this to stop the smell

    @KenGMac Many thanks Ken for your response, No there no extractor installed, There will be, however not one as of yet. It really is volatile, my home literally smells like tar ! That what that stuff is from what i have read. Cannot believe it. For now i have sealed the entrance to the wetroom...
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    Bitumen Help (Plumber messed interior walls up) Seal over this to stop the smell

    Guys having a wet room done, battened walls and aquaboarding etc... wetroom is downstairs other side of the wall is external, plumber used bitumen flash primer (white spirit based) on the walls before applying the battens to ensure that damp doesnt penetrate the batten on the interior. Sadly...
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