Tile Shower pan advice needed!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by clapped_r6, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. adam_c_eckhardt

    adam_c_eckhardt halfway there

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    They're not for sale in CA or VT because the brass used isn't 100% lead free. More and more states are moving to this (maybe even nationwide?) I know NH is going lead free next year, and the fittings that are common in my line of work cost 50% more for true "lead free".
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  2. superhobie

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  3. scooteraug02

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    I have a mortar bed shower in the master bath. It is on top of wood flooring over a garage. 16 years old and it has some cracks. The drain is in the center and I think putting it on an end with a flat sloping floor would be best.

    I have been thinking of prefab pans when I remodel.

    http://www.overstockdeals.com/bathroom/shower-fixtures?limit=200

    Moving the drain shouldn't be a monumental deal. Put some cuts in the slab and tap it with a hand sledge until it cracks. Then you are dealing with a drain in dirt. Adjust the drain and quickcrete the floor.

    I'm not an expert but I have seen Holmes on Homes a lot.
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  4. ShadyRascal

    ShadyRascal Master of None

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    On the Schluter site video, they build a shower pan with that Kerdi pan and liner material. They do not do anything to waterproof the junction of the floor liner and wall liner, it's just membrane on membrane with some thin set. How does this stay waterproof along the wall to floor junctions?
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  5. bajaburro

    bajaburro Ancient Adventurer

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    that really needed to be said!
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