Be sure to consult local building and plumbing code authorities before beginning your project. Using traditional method for shower floor pvc liner with pre slope and top slope mud beds.
If a shower dam is installed make sure the shower curtain hangs 2 inside the dam on the shower side.
Curbless shower slab on grade. The mason could recess the foundation 1 1 5 in the shower area. I m installing a curbless shower concrete slab on grade with a sump for shower. 2×2 tile on shower floor and 18×18 travertine on bathroom floor.
And now they are even easier to achieve. Showers with no raised edge whether you call them curbless roll in lipless or zero entry are becoming quite common today in custom shower design. No gc it s all me.
While they re often associated with the thought of making a bathroom handicapped wheelchair accessible curbless showers aren t only used for that functional purpose but also popular for the style they can bring to a new updated. I ve looked at a lot of threads in several of the forums but nobody seemed to have exactly our situation so i m hoping to get some advice feedback on our plans. Has anybody here installed a curbless shower on slab.
But even if the shower area is tiled over and looks different a curbless shower would be my second pick. Going to ask the engineer plumber if this is workable. Curbless shower on below grade slab.
After old tub or shower is removed exposing the old slab lay out mark the perimeter of the shower saw cut the perimeter as close as you can get to the edge. Curbless showers allow you to create a spa like retreat with built in seats and benches inset shelves and niches low profile linear drains heated floors and even steam showers. My question is how to handle the waterproofing interface between my sump and the bathroom floor level like where the curb would have been.
With existing slab on grade homes method 1. Building on a. If not we ll just do the slab and shower normally with pan curb built up from there.
Typically concrete slabs measure 5 to 7 thick which offers plenty of depth for fitting arc shower bases that are around 1 thick.