shower tray

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    Vinyl Click ‐ Under or around shower tray?

    So, I've (hopefully) just about finished the plumbing in my bathroom renovation and it's almost time to reinstall the floor. I understand that when tiling, best practice is to tile the entire area and then locate the shower tray on top of the tiles, but what is the best solution for vinyl click...
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    Shower Door Install

    Hello all, In the process of fitting a shower door onto a square raised shower tray for an alcove shower and would like some advice please. The shower tray has been sealed with silicone on the 3 sides already. When putting the shower door jamb to the wall and resting it onto the surface of...
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    How flat should shower trays be?

    I have received a stone resin shower tray and as best as I can measure, one corner is 3 mm lower than the other three (across the top of the tray edge) and I don’t know whether this is an issue or not? Are these things normally completely flat, or is it the norm that they are out of flatness by...
  4. S

    Resin-Coated Shower Trays

    Recently been looking at buying a new shower tray, but note that most now have a smooth surface to stand on whereas my previous tray was rippled. My question relates to people’s experiences of these modern trays, in particular with regard to whether they are found to be dangerously slippy, or...
  5. SuffolkLady

    Extending shower tray over electric underfloor heating??

    Sorry, newbie here. If this should have been posted in the Electrics or Flooring section please feel free to move. The previous owners installed electric underfloor heating in our ground floor bathroom, we cannot live without it as our only other heating in our home is the log burner but the...
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    Shower tray - sealing question

    Just fitted a large and heavy stone shower tray onto a mortar bed. I forgot to run silicon sealant around the edges, before tanking with liquid latex and adhesive repair tape from Aquaseal. The tape overlaps onto the shower tray, making a waterproof seal all around it. Do I now need to cut the...
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    Shower tray edge gap advice

    Hi Guys, Just looking for some advice on fitting new shower tray. One wall is plastered, the other tileboard on studs. The tray edges are slightly tapered towards the bottom meaning the top is slightly away from the wall. I have cut away the plaster and board to allow the tray to sit somewhat...
  8. S

    Installing shower tray- advice wanted please

    I'm about to install a shower tray in a corner of my bathroom and would welcome any tips and answers to a couple of questions. I'm replacing some uneven floorboards with 22mm P5 chipboard flooring and I'm going to buy a Mira Flight tray 1000mm x 800mm and a bifold door with side panel. The...
  9. K

    Shower tray installation

    Hi all, So got a 1000 x 800 concrete/acrylic shower tray to be installed straight onto 22mm moisture resistant chipboard floorboards (not using marine ply). I’ve actually used FBall P131 as a barrier/sealer. I put it on a 5:1 bed of mortar, but it failed me (came back following day and it just...
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    New Boiler and new bathroom. What would you suggest in term of brands

    I have been quoted for a new plumbing system with 2 option. Worcester and ATAG boiler system. What your thought about these 2 brands? As I have also buy all the bathroom components including shower mixer, taps and ceramic. I know this is very objective in terms of design but what would a good...
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    How to remove shower waste

    Hi I've got a leak from a shower waste so I'm going to have to take out a section of the ceiling below (oh joy) to repair. Given the location of the water mark on the ceiling below, I'm reasonably sure that the leak is coming from the trap. The trap in question is one like this type...
  12. RobCardiff

    New shower not draining properly, maybe design problem?

    Hello. I had a new shower put in last summer and it has never drained properly. It has a shallow tray and overflows easily due to the very slow rate of drainage. I know this is a common problem but none of the usual culprits seem to be causing it. Here are the facts : There was no drainage...
  13. S

    Repair chipped shower tray

    Hi I've got a stone resin shower tray like the one in the link below: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rectangular-1200x900mm-Stone-Shower-Enclosure/dp/B005AFVYSW/ref=sr_1_5?keywords=shower+tray+1200+x+900&qid=1556089283&refinements=p_89%3AiBathUK&rnid=1632651031&s=gateway&sr=8-5 Its got a chip in the...
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    Pebble mosaic tiling preparation

    Resin shower tray has started to delaminate, wanted to rip it out and replace with pebble mosaics but the stud wall has been built on top of the edges so can't remove it without a lot of damage to the existing wall tiles (which are fine). Plan A Cut around the edge to remove the white plastic...
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    Stone shower tray fitting on chipboard floor board, advice please?

    Hi all I am fitting a stone shower try upstairs on to chipboard flooring the instructions say lay it on a wet mortar mix which is fair enough my question is the wet mortar mix will blow the chipboard and I presume might be uneven when it all dries out How can I seal the chipboard or can I...
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    How to lower a heavy stone resin shower tray into position in tight space

    Simple question - can anyone recommend a technique for lowering a heavy stone resin shower base into position onto a bed of mortar. The tray is to fit inside a cubicle , boarded on 3 walls . The opening is ~810mm wide and the tray 800mm giving me little room for maneuver and weighing in at...
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