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Old 08-06-2017, 07:58 AM   #1
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Is it normal for marble to crack? shower


Hi,

I installed this panel in my shower last week. Last night I notice, there is a crack. I am not sure should i replace a new one or just seal it.

My wife want to replace a new one. She worry the water will cause more damage later on. Since the shower glass is not set on top yet, its easy to replace now. Cost around $350 to replace a new one.

any input are greatly appreciated!

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Alberto
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It cracked because it wasn't supported properly. Either there was a void in the thinset or the base below it was uneven [maybe both] Does the liner extend under the threshold?
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is 2" above the shower floor and the shower glass will set on top of the marble.
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Yes, replace it now.
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$350 for that? HS! I'd replace them both with something cheaper.
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