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Fairfield

03:50PM | 03/10/03
Member Since: 03/09/03
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I am installing a one piece acrylic tub/shower. The nailing flange will be screwed onto the wall studs in the alcove I will frame. What is the best way to finish the interface between the drywall and the tub? I would like to run the wallboard over the nailing flange and butt up to the unit. However I am concerned that the joint between the acrylic and the drywall will crack if I fill it with mud. The manufacturer suggests using some trim here but I think it will look cheap and be difficult as the top corners are rounded. Has anyone had experience with his???

ACD

12:21PM | 03/11/03
Member Since: 10/15/02
359 lifetime posts
You will need to install the drywall with as close a fit as possible, and once you have finish taped and painted it you need to run a bead of good caulk all around the tub.
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