DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > Plumbing Forum > Help with setting shower pan in basement remodel

Help Support House Repair Talk by donating using the link above.
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-08-2011, 12:25 PM  
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: columbia station, OH
Posts: 36
Default Help with setting shower pan in basement remodel

The directions are really quick unclear to me...

Just trying to understand HOW tight I should frame the "shower stall" to the pan. I've had folks tell me to leave an inch ?? vs. others telling me to do it as tight as possible so it does not move.

I am going to finsih the walls with cement board and the directions are not clear either.

Hopefully the pics will clarify.

Neither of the options in the directions really make sense...or do they and I am just not experienced enough to understand.

Do I need to "attach" the lip of the shower pan somehow ? Do I really need to build a frame under the pan to support the edges ?

Thanks in advance.

Click image for larger version

Name:	Shower Pan-3148.jpg
Views:	1202
Size:	51.0 KB
ID:	2578   Click image for larger version

Name:	Shower Pan-3149.jpg
Views:	646
Size:	47.3 KB
ID:	2579  
toofast is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2011, 05:53 PM  
Contractor retired
nealtw's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Upper Fraser Valley, British Columbia
Posts: 23,701
Liked 3050 Times on 2670 Posts
Likes Given: 5035


Build the walls to fit tight and the board goes down to the lip and the tile down to cover the lip. If they are asking for solid blocking under the edges, you need it. Add another 1x4 to the door frame for board backing just above the pan.
nealtw is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
1970's shower remodel needs ideas akersr Plumbing Forum 2 12-11-2017 04:17 PM
Shower remodel LDO Plumbing Forum 2 11-28-2015 06:27 AM
small glass tiles in shower remodel edges? dfphoto General Home Improvement Discussion 1 10-18-2013 06:45 PM
Concrete Block Basement Remodel Catt Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 4 02-04-2008 11:06 AM
Basement Remodel oohum02 General Home Improvement Discussion 7 01-25-2008 08:28 AM

Newest Threads