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Contact American Standard. I've seen images online that show they have tubs with this type of overflow. They should be able to advise you. Also it looks as if you don't have any caulking around the edge of the tile joining the bathtub. It would be a really good idea to run some silicone caulking around that edge. Make sure it's silicone and you can get it in ...


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We have the same Moen Cartriges in our house. A new cartridge had lubricated o-rings which is what causes them to work so easily vs. the old faucets where the lubrication has worn off and they are hard to turn and push in and pull out. Guess you could pull out the cartridge and wipe off all the lubrication for the o rings...and well make it act like an old ...


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As a contractor, I have been using Kerdi since it came out. I always install it over cement board or backerboard, never over drywall, even blueboard or the mold resistant greenboard. Redgard is a similar product. If done according to manufacturers instructions, it will seal nicely. Important to overlap seams in a shingle method. I've never had a failure....


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Shouldn't be a problem. Keep in mind that unlike silicone, acrylic/latex caulk can (but doesn't always) dry out and crack over time, defeating its waterproofing capabilities, but it's definitely easier to apply and remove/replace. Most "Kitchen and Bath" caulks are pure silicone, but many people simply use all-purpose siliconized latex caulk like this one:


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Out of curiosity, why are any of you suggesting backerboard at all? that's home depot homeowner installation method. Any competent tile contractor would float the wall in mortar giving you a stronger, level, perfectly flat, and square surface to properly install tile. If your going to do the job do it right, and give professional advice pls. The Kerdi/...


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It's a bit hard issue to handle, because, as @isherwood indicated, that tub's destiny has been changed. I can think of two groups of 'fixes' depending on how much You are motivated: a. change of usage - bathing while standing must go, fix the shower head lower, try to use it kneeling or so, check if sutiation changes, consider using the tub as a bath tub b. ...


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I first use a mini wire brush,not too stiff bristles..you can sand some too,then vacuum all dust out.Then apply a rust coverter(i use OSPHO)this will"kill"and convert any remaining rust to "black"metal.Wait 24 hrs.then I tape off 1/2 inch outside of problem area(I use blue painters tape..much easier to remove than regular masking tape),then tape newspaper to ...



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