How to Slope a Shower “Pan”

This post describes how to properly install a traditional shower “pan” waterproofed with PVC vinyl or fiberglass. You can DIY this yourself, but it’s best to get expert help. Either way, it’s good to know how to make a properly sloped and waterproofed shower base no matter who does the actual hands-on work. Custom tile shower floors must be done perfectly to last a lifetime. Here are tips to ensure that your custom shower floor is done correctly! Continue reading How to Slope a Shower “Pan”

How to Waterproof a Tile Shower

There are several different ways to properly waterproof a custom tile shower. Unfortunately there are very many more ways to screw up shower waterproofing. Sometimes, an improperly waterproofed shower will start obviously leaking right away. Most of the time, unfortunately, it takes several years for moisture from a leaky shower to start causing visible symptoms like swelling baseboards or moldy wall cavities. This post describes how to ensure that YOUR custom tile shower waterproofing is done correctly. Continue reading How to Waterproof a Tile Shower