How To Build A Walk In Shower On A Wooden Floor
You will need to add up the heights of your shower pan and subfloor thickness then deduct the thickness of the underlayment outside the shower to know how far down to install the 2x4.
How to build a walk in shower on a wooden floor. After you have put down a double layer of plywood to provide the base for a custom walk in shower pan you need to cover the subfloor with a layer of tar paper in this case referred to as. In this video i cover things people. Secure a layer of tar paper to the floor to block moisture. Tar paper protects your subfloor if water ever gets underneath your shower pan.
Apply liquid nail to the nailers and nail or screw them to the joists. Attach the membrane starting in one corner flatten the membrane against the bottom of the space and push it tight against the bottom of the form board. Build your curb at the entry of the shower stall. Add 2x4 nailers to the joists and make them 3 4 below the the top of the joist.
How to waterproof your shower installation with the schluter kerdi shower kit complete kit duration. The simple design fits over existing shower floors. Then apply liquid nail to the top of the. Make your curb out of 2x4 s.
Schluter systems north america 130 226 views 15 57. Drive a nail into the floor every 8 12 inches 20 30 cm so the tar paper stays in place. The process of building a shower ground up is difficult there are many aspects there is an order in doing each task and there are dangers if not done right. Some have anti bacterial runners or strips on the bottom.
Lay a large sheet of tar paper on the entire floor of your shower pan and smooth it out as flat as possible. Teak inserts may be the most efficient use for a shower floor.
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