(Also see Shower Floors, Shower Walls and Tub Walls)

A bathroom remodel can increase the value of your home. With careful planning, you can complete some of the work yourself and save money.

Bathroom floors on second-story areas require special consideration. Tub overflows can result in damage to building materials and finishes on floors below. Applying a waterproofing membrane like MAPEI’s Mapelastic AquaDefense is an easy way to help contain excess water and protect lower floors from water damage.

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