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Old 12-10-2006, 06:48 AM   #1
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after a long debate with myself I have decided to go ahead and try building my owne shower stall.I have never even atemted this before but lately I have been doing alot of work on this house I never attempted before and so far it comming out great.I read several book on how to do this and checked out a coulpe of the links that go with this site but then I went to buy some materials and asked about where I would find the water proff membrain for the floor both lowes and hd told me they dont carry it any more and its not needed local hardware store said it is needed but he didnt have any,all the reading say it is needed.Im at a loss here is it or is it not needed I really dont want to screw this up and have water running all over the place.Any advice is always very welcome

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I recommend that you get a prefab shower stall that doesn't require a membrane base.
The plumbing is, of course, is just hot and cold supplies to the faucet, and a 2" vented, trapped drain.
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I found this a while back, might be worth looking into. http://www.schluter.com/english/prod...section-h.html
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Mike i am pretty sure I can do this and really dont want to go the prefabed shower pan route.
Darylh thanks for the site that will work just fine for what I am planning and it comes in an all in one pack so no searching for all the parts or trying to build my a frame Thanks
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Kerdi showers, the unit Daryl linked you to, are great. There is a book by John Bridge that tells you exactly how to construct one. Check out his site.
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