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Unfortunately, your real problem here actually isn't that you have cracks in the cement; it's that your cement has developed several cracks in 2 days. They are a symptom indicating that the cement is weak (typically because it was not mixed correctly; most often, it's too wet). Nothing you do to repair the cracks will fix that weakness. The right thing to ...


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First a disclaimer: You should follow all local by-laws and building codes in your area relating to mold mitigation/abatement to avoid lawsuits and painful death. Having said that, since your probably going to handle it yourself anyway, here's what to do. The top picture does look like classic black mold but the other two look like a factory sealant of some ...


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That looks like fiberglass (if it feels pretty flexible its fiberglass, if it pings when you tap it with your wedding ring its porcelain) which could in theory be patched with a fiberglass resin patch. Use the kind with the fiberglass mesh, not just Bondo it will crack. Or you could try West Systems G/Flex Epoxy Kit WSY-650K, I've used it to do some hairy ...


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Could be a clump of solder is in the pipe. I had the same problem recently and ran the shower for a while without the shower head. I never found anything but the problem went away. Maybe it was a glob of flux that finally dissolved.


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I would use a knife grade epoxy, activator and black dye. Probably have to order these online since stores hardly carry these things. After you are done just give it a light sanding with angle grinder and diamond flap disc.


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I think you're going to need more airflow than just open windows. You can probably rent a large air mover from your local home improvement store in order to circulate lots of air around. Alternatively, try getting in touch with a local company that deals with cleaning up basement floods as they will have the same type of air movers. You're looking for ...


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Man I have done quite a few of these tubs and it is god awful. The whole process sucks. I did do it one my own home but was when rest of family was out of town for weekend. Did it Friday night. Left all windows in house open all weekend with three fans blowing air out of bathroom. By Monday the house was so-so. The bathroom still stank. We just ...


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This is really impossible to answer without opening it up more. But basically it depends on the damage already done. What you really need to do is clean this shower (bleach) and take out any loose pieces. And let it sit for a week. Also try to keep the humidity in the room low too. If nothing grows back and your tiles are structurally bonding you can ...


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Expanding foam such as Great Stuff would work fine.


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Silicone caulk would probably work the best with moisture and temp changes. You need to figure out how to push it up on the back side.



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