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Hardly any noticeable difference; though a "high flow" showerhead would make any difference WORSE, not better, as well as increasing your water use needlessly. The water is already traveling through many feet of pipe to get to the bathroom. Whether there's 4 more feet of pipe to the showerhead or 9 more feet of pipe to the showerhead makes very little ...


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Those are hard water deposits (lime, scale, minerals). The only way to prevent is to install a water softener... or move to a different part of the country or world. CLR does a good job removing that stuff.


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These are just educated guesses since I cannot feel/smell these white deposits: My best guess is that your dip tube in your water heater disintegrated. This is a very common problem especially if your water heater is 10-25 years old. You simply need to replace dip tube and then go to all valves and faucets and clean them. Calcium deposits. I doubt this ...


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Yeah, you're in a spot of trouble. There's likely a nut around the flange of the waste pipe that you need to turn as you hold the drain flange in place. If it's not possible to get behind the wall where the drain is, how about from below? Crawlspace / basement / first floor? Even if you could get the threads started, you'd likely end up with leaks if ...


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Waterproof membranes are somewhat new to the market. The first time I ever heard of Kerdi was on Holmes on Homes in the late 2000s. It was a few years later when their products became available in this area. Redguard and Hardiboard are also relatively new products. Tile tub surrounds have been around for several decades before these products were on the ...


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First Kerdi can be installed on drywall or cement board. However if installed on drywall it is only protecting one side. The back side of the drywall fails and it is just as bad or worse than if it had an issue on the tile side. All shower/tub areas should have concrete board (I prefer hardiboard). Whether or not you need a Kerdi membrane is a factor ...



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