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Old 11-27-2009, 05:08 PM   #1
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We are trying to install a new shower base (prefab fiberglass) and it has a styrofoam unit attached to the underside of the base - is it supposed to be installed with the styrofoam in place or removed? - it's loosely glued on to the base.

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Old 11-28-2009, 05:52 AM   #2
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If it is glued on, I would say it stays. Contact the manufacturer, or get the directions out of the trash can. They should also tell you if it needs a mortar bed.

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I would say it stays, for support.

My shower had nothing under it and it was flexible , to flexible meaning going to crack.

I filled the void with expanding foam now it's solid as a rock.

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Old 11-28-2009, 09:06 AM   #4
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Go to the manufacturers website. I'm sure you'll find the info there.
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