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Old 12-31-2017, 04:43 PM   #1
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How about this curb? Tall enough? wide enough?

A new-construction shower, 60 wide x 32 deep, will be on second floor, on wood frame floor. Space is limited and a thin curb is needed.

Base will be mud, thickness 1-1/2 at front. We propose to build the curb with two on-edge 2x4s, each planed to 1-1/4. The wood core will be 2-1/2 wide x 3-1/2 high and wrapped sides and top in 1/2 Durock.

The built-up curb will be 4 high and 3-1/2 wide, and will stand 2-1/2 taller than the front edge of the mud pack floor.

Floor and pan will be coated with Kerdi.

Is this enough curb?
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It can be shorter. By code, the top of the curb should be no less than 2 inches above drain height. Looks like you're above that.

We often make our curbs outta 2 inch wide foam board stood on edge
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