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Darlene
worried homeowner - shower drain and liner problems
Darlene

We've recently hired a company to install a new upstairs master shower. They are using a PVC liner on the floor. I had to fight with them to do a pre-sloped mortar bed under the liner and now that the liner is in place i have some concerns.

I think the drain should have weep holed. If anything, this drain is higher in the middle than the outer edge. it does not seem to lend itself to drain.

Also, the way they have done the liner at the corner and sides looks very incorrect to me. 

They say i am wrong so i am hoping some experts can weigh in for me at let me know whether this is as bad as I think it is.

thanks for all input - even if you tell me i am wrong it will help me sleep easier.

Darlene

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Re: worried homeowner - shower drain and liner problems
HandyAndyInMtAiry

Darlene,

How would you have done the floor drain? And the liner up the wall? What makes you think the drain should have weep holes? That is only the drain collar.

Andrew

Handy Andy In Mt Airy NC

Darlene
Re: worried homeowner - shower drain and liner problems
Darlene

The part you are seeing is the second piece of three that will form the drain.  One is under the pvc liner. The one you see is on top of the liner

this video at about 6:10 describes what the second piece does and mine does not look like it.  On mine there appears to be no channels for the water to run down.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tB4jbqhr_Rs 

 

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