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Old 05-30-2012, 12:19 AM   #1
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How would I fix my shower floor. It is uneven .
It is 3'4"x4'7"
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Old 05-30-2012, 06:05 AM   #2
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Do you know how it was built?

If it's a mud pan with a liner under the bottom--you could remove the tiles--even up the surface with Feather finish and install new.

If the pan is waterproofed with a surface membrane like Hydroban or Kerdi---you will damage the membrane--so leave it alone---

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Don't see any obvious problems.
Does it slope correctly?
What exactly is uneven?

You could cause serious issues trying to correct something that is just cosmetic.
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The water sets to right of drain, to left is fine
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I'm no expert, but I think I would get a squeegee and live with it. At least for awhile.
Like Mike said, not knowing how the pan was built is the kicker. I would be afraid of making an annoying little situation a heck of a lot worse.
Maybe Jaz will come by and offer some other suggestion, but in the meantime keep a close eye out for any other water or moisture where it doesn't belong. Especially anywhere around or under that bench.
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I would live with it if its not leaking any where. However if you cant live with it, you might be able to raise the drain and install new tile over the top of the old. There is a special thin set to do this. You would have to be pretty good with the trowel to get it to slope better though. I havent done this personaly, but its prob the only "easy" option.
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get a drain extension and tile over it
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I would live with it if its not leaking any where. However if you cant live with it, you might be able to raise the drain and install new tile over the top of the old. There is a special thin set to do this. You would have to be pretty good with the trowel to get it to slope better though. I havent done this personaly, but its prob the only "easy" option.
This sounds like the easiest way to fix it, although I don't trust the type thinset that can be used for tile on tile at least deglaze the existing tile.
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Im with you jetswet, it is a hydroment product i believe. I have used it twice and no prob, but i still wouldn trust it


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