DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum (http://www.diychatroom.com/)
-   Plumbing (http://www.diychatroom.com/f7/)
-   -   Best Shower Drain? (http://www.diychatroom.com/f7/best-shower-drain-152353/)

ddawg16 08-02-2012 01:54 PM

Best Shower Drain?
 
I'm getting close to starting the shower pan on my two showers....

No, I will not be using pre-fab pans. Both showers are anything but 'standard'...nothing will fit...hence, both will be motar based pans....still tossing around the decision to use hot mop or membrain...

So....which drain should I use? I don't want to break the bank...but I also don't want to do this again in 15 years....

Any other suggestions are also welcome.

oh'mike 08-02-2012 02:13 PM

You need to decide what you are going to do before you choose a drain---

I don't know what is used for Hot Mop----so ask a local plumber or a California member---

For a hand packed shower base with a PVC liner--you need a clamping type drain --covers come in round or square----cost about $35 with a square drain cover---much less with the round---

If you are using Ditra you need a Schluter drain---over $100---

If you are using Hydroban by Latacrete--you could use a Schluter drain or the new drain from Latacrete---never saw a price on one yet--new product---

Here is a link on a lined shower---How to build a shower - Building a shower pan with pre-sloped mortar

bed, liner and curb.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:26 AM.