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Old 11-11-2008, 01:30 AM   #1
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Leveling floor for Neo-shower base


I have a floor that need to be leveled, I hear mortar or leveling coumpond, don't know what or how to go about it.
I have a wood floor currently.

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go to home depot or a big plumbing supply and pick up a bag of structolite , mix it up and spread it down over the sub floor then set your shower base into leveling it and then secure it to the studs, let it sit over night it will be solid with no squeaks or movement.Its all I use for setting whirlpool tubs and shower bases Good luck BOB

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Hi all!

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I have the same issue I need to level concrete floor in order to install plastic shower base. But the deepest place (the floor is basically slopes down to the corner) is ~ 2.
Would this structolite product still work?

Thank you!
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I have the same issue I need to level concrete floor in order to install plastic shower base. But the deepest place (the floor is basically slopes down to the corner) is ~ 2.
Would this structolite product still work?

Thank you!
2"!!!!?????? is this in a room you are going to use as a bath room???? Or is this the entire floor area????. yes this would work just fine. I always set my prefab bases in this stuff. don't make a mistake because when it dries you'll have to break the base to remove it. What I like about it, it makes the base feel rock solid like part of the floor, its light weight, and expands and contracts with the shower base.
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2"!!!!?????? is this in a room you are going to use as a bath room???? Or is this the entire floor area????. .
Thanks!
I am basically building a new bathroom in the basement. This is just a room that i made for the new bathroom, and I already got the drain pipes (sorry, do not know the right terminology, rough-in?) installed under the concrete.
I was surprised myself to have this big dip by the wall (may be it is closer to 1) and we are talking about ~ 40" length from 0 to -1-2", but the house is over 30 years old, and this part of the basement has never been finished before.
Thanks a lot for the info!!!
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I am basically building a new bathroom in the basement. This is just a room that i made for the new bathroom, and I already got the drain pipes (sorry, do not know the right terminology, rough-in?) installed under the concrete.
I was surprised myself to have this big dip by the wall (may be it is closer to 1) and we are talking about ~ 40" length from 0 to -1-2", but the house is over 30 years old, and this part of the basement has never been finished before.
Thanks a lot for the info!!!
yes this would be good for what you are doing. but don't use this to level out the floor for your tile!!!. Only for setting the base. BOB
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Without throwing around any brand names for products that may not be available to you in your area just let me say that any "sand-mix" will do the same job. Sand-mix is available at home centers and hardware stores and lumber yards everywhere.

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