Schluter Shower Installation (Part 2 – Waterproofing Walls with KERDI) — by Home Repair Tutor

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Here’s the question: How do you waterproof the walls in a Schluter shower installation? Well, in today’s video—this is part 2 of 3—we’re going to show you how to waterproof the drywall in the shower area using Schluter-KERDI. Now remember, Schluter does recommend using drywall in this instance because we are, after all, going to […]

How to Install PEX Pipe in Bathrooms (Quick Tips) — by Home Repair Tutor

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So I’m going to ask you a quick question: Are you afraid to solder? Solder copper pipes that is? If you are, then PEX could be a really, really great option for you. And in this quick video, this really quick tips video, I’m going to share with you some real basic ideas about how […]

How to Remove a Bathroom Floor (Step-by-Step) – by Home Repair Tutor

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Ugh! Check this out. Not good. Not good! So there are at least five or six layers of flooring on top of the original subfloor in this 100-year old bathroom. Today I’m going to be removing all those layers of flooring, show you how I’m going to do it. You may have different tips that […]

DITRA-HEAT Cable Installation: Schluter Curbless Shower (Part 6)

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In our prior video, we showed you how to plan a DITRA-HEAT installation. Now, in today’s tutorial—oh and the by the way, if you missed that video, we’re going to put it in this video so you can check that out for yourself—but in today’s tutorial, we’re going to go back over: number one, where […]

Curbless Shower Installation Tips

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In our most recent video series, we showed you how to build a curbless shower using the VIM shower pan and HYDROBAN Board, and we’re really happy with the results. We’ve gotten a lot of questions about which curbless shower systems would work best for specific projects. So in today’s video, we’re going to discuss […]

Build Curbless Walk In Shower on Concrete Subfloor (Part 3: Tips for Completing Shower Pan)

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Hey, guys! In today’s video we’re going to share tips on how to continue to build a curbless shower pan in a basement bathroom, specifically a basement bathroom that has a concrete subfloor. So we’re going to demystify that process today. Now, if you missed our prior video, it’s right here. And that shows you […]

How to Build a Walk-In Shower (Part 1: Choosing KBRS ShowerSlope)

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Hey, guys! Today I’m really excited because this is video 1 of 3 that is going to show you how to build a walk-in shower. So we recently used the KBRS ShowerSlope system, and we got great results and a phenomenal-looking curb shower system in the end. So there are three different reasons why we […]

How to Waterproof Bathroom Floors…Hydro Ban Method — by Home Repair Tutor

By Grover Koelpin 5 comments

In this video we’re going to solve the problem of how to waterproof a concrete subfloor in a basement bathroom. So, how do you do this? And how do you do it such that you don’t add any extra height or minimal height to the bathroom floor, which can always be quite an issue? So, […]

How to Self Level Bathroom Floors Part 1…Prep Concrete Basement Floor — by Home Repair Tutor

By Grover Koelpin 14 comments

So here’s today’s question: How do you self-level a bathroom floor, specifically a basement bathroom that has a concrete floor? Well, in this part 1 video, we’re going to show you how to prep the concrete floor. And then in part 2, we’ll show you how to self-level it. Many videos may leave out some […]

Schluter Shower Installation (Part 3 – Waterproofing Shower Pan & Curb) — by Home Repair Tutor

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Here’s the question: How do you waterproof a Schluter pan and curb when installing a Schulter shower kit? Well, in today’s video, we’re going to show you how to do that step-by-step. Now remember, in our prior videos, we showed you what was inside the Schluter shower kit, how to cut the pan and the […]