Best way to build a shower pan?

pottyNovember 25, 2012

Am finally finishing my downstairs bathroom. When doing the shower pan is it best to put down mud, wire, mud, chloralor and then more mud? Sorry if I just opened up a hornets nest.

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Too much to explain here. It's detailed nicely on the john bridge tile forums.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 9:12AM
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No hornets, nest,just perhaps not the best place for your question. The tile pros hand out in the Bathroom forum, so your question will get attention from folks that know what they are talking about over there. Particularly, Mongo or billv are great.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 10:40AM
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Sorry about the typos - I failed to proofread before posting.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 11:10AM
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Noh pblm onn thosse typos.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 12:45PM
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I have built a couple of showers before and the easiest way is to use a shchluter shower system with sloped pan and kerdi water proofing. May cost a little more but is a much better method to the old rubber membrane and poured pan. You should be able to tackle this rather easy after watching the dvd they send. The drain is also square which makes tiling much easier. If you ever watch Holmes thats all he uses pretty much. GL

    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 4:19PM
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+1 re schluter - great products even if your pan is bigger/different than the pans they have. I use kerdi and detra in all bathrooms I do.

    Bookmark   November 30, 2012 at 12:34AM
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Thanks guys

    Bookmark   November 30, 2012 at 7:25AM
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