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Need help! fixing tile installed directly to wood framing in shower

5 years ago
last modified: 5 years ago

My house is being put up for sale.

I recently discovered the builder, 15 years ago, installed ceramic tile directly with adhesive to 2x wood framing. Its the framing the glass end wall sits on.

While regrouting and using my dremel to cut grout out, the tiles came off. The wood shows no signs of rot, but the tiles were clearly lose given how easy they popped off

I really dont want to just put the tile back on directly over the wood.

I do not have enough depth to install cbu or any backer on it as they framed it for direct tile.

Can redgard be applied to wood framing and then thinset and the tile over it?

if not, is Ditra an option?

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