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How to Remove Old Plumbing and Backerboards in a Bathroom

Licensed contractor Amy Matthews shows how to remove old plumbing and replace backboards in a major bathroom renovation. The result is a classic Art Deco update.

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Materials

  • shutoff valves
  • channel lock pliers
  • plumber's tape
  • screws
  • green-treated plywood

Tools

  • safety glasses
  • work gloves
  • screwdriver
  • close quarter cutter
  • adjustable wrench
  • wire brush
  • pry bar
  • impulse nailer
  • drill
  • hole saw
  • wax pencil
  • measuring tape

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