Find out how to correctly set up a cement base bathe pan Three'x3 '
1 sheet half of "Cement Board (Hardi Backer Most well-liked)
2.5) 60 pound bag of sand topping cement
1 Pvc Bathe Pan Liner
1 2x6x8 "
Reinforcing wire mesh
Handled 1-5 / eight "deck screws
Bathe Drain Meeting
PVC Primer & Cement (Sort of cement relies on sort of pipe)
Tin Snips (to chop wire mesh)
Primary Hand instruments
Bucket (Combine Cement)
Hacksaw (lower Plastic pipe)
Noticed / Grinder (Minimize "" Cement Board)
Observe these steps and you should have a leak free bathe. This is essential!
First take away the drywall across the base of the previous pan. Take away drain cowl. Underneath drain cowl you'll discover thick rubber gasket round 2 "pipe Take away rubber gasket Just remember to take away the entire fasteners which can be attaching the bottom to the wall.
Upon getting eliminated the fiberglass pan you possibly can lower the two "waste pipe again to the peak you want it. The kind of solvent / glue relies on what sort of pipe you're gluing (PVC, ABS, CPVS, ETC.).
Minimize your 2x6 and double it up. Nail this into the wall framing. If the curve doesn't line up with a wall stud then you possibly can add a reinforcement 2x4 perpendicular to the framing. Take away the highest screws within the bathe drain and separate the meeting as a way to set up your pan liner. Lay out your pan liner in order that it wraps up over the curve, and wraps not less than eight "up the wall. As soon as the outlet is lower out you possibly can re- set up the highest of the drain meeting. Subsequent you neatly fold the corners, (I don't advocate reducing and seaming.) Maintain the trimming to a minimal. wall framing utilizing 1 5/eight "handled screws. Ensure that to solely use 1 screw per nook, and maintain them as excessive as potential. Subsequent lower and set up your cement board to cowl the wall not less than 6 "up the wall, and the entire course. drywall on the highest portion of the bathe.
Alter your drain in order that the highest top is a minimal of 1 "Subsequent mark a stage chalk line across the cement board at a 2-Three" top. This would be the line you pour the cement to. Now lower and match the wire mesh across the drain. You need to use this wire mesh to strengthen the cement. Upon getting the wire mesh down you possibly can combine your cement and start pouring. I exploit 2.5 -Three 60 pound baggage of fast crete sand topping combine for a 3x3 bathe space. Pour the cement into the bathe base utilizing a cement trowel to succeed in the specified top. Ensure you pour this base good and uniform. The higher job you do ending the cement the simpler will probably be to put in the tile.