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Old 12-28-2013, 12:03 PM   #1
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Hi all,

The home owner before put in this concert shower pan in our basement bathroom and although it appears to be sound (no leaks or cracks in over 3 years, used sparingly) it's not that straight as I would like to tile the shower including the pan/base. Should I tear this out or can this be salvaged at all ( I.e. mortar and cement board). Thanks.

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Old 12-28-2013, 01:54 PM   #2
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Yikes. I'd just tear it out if it were me. If I'm not mistaken (and I usually am), anything you'd put over the concrete to level it out wouldn't be strong enough to adhere any tile to.

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That's just to ugly to tile ----Whatever you use needs to be waterproofed --including the walls.

For a pan on a slab,I like to waterproof with Hydroban--Latacrete is the maker,their web site is very helpful---
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