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Old 09-07-2017, 07:20 AM   #16
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Geno, I don't mean to add insult to injury, but what they attempted is so poorly thought out it would cause me to question everything about the installation, shower and otherwise.

The good news, if there is any, is that they were completely out on a limb and won't be able to point to any industry standard to support their waterproofing efforts.

I wouldn't wish this crap on anybody, but I suspect you're not going to exit the situation in a warm and fuzzy way.
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Old 09-07-2017, 10:44 AM   #17
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I wonder how many times has this contractor gotten away with this? This design lacks any common sense.

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Old 09-07-2017, 11:37 AM   #18
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Thank you to all for your input. The other shower was leaking too and it looks like the same construction technique.
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Old 09-07-2017, 11:49 AM   #19
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Agree about worry on the walls. I knocked off some of the tile and don't see it painted with the red guard or anything. Climbed into attic and don't see the cement board painted on the backside either
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Old 09-07-2017, 11:52 AM   #20
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Geno. Don't let anyone tell you that silicon caulk could remotely fix that issue.
I really want to meet this guy and talk tile and drainage with him.
This is quite amazing to me.



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Old 09-12-2017, 08:44 AM   #21
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I'm sorry Geno is having these issues. I also thank the good Lord above I came here to you guys BEFORE I started building my shower.
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Old 09-12-2017, 09:14 AM   #22
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I hope there's some nail plates over those water lines. They're awful shallow.
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Old 09-20-2017, 06:51 PM   #23
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Thank You Kman

Can't yet tell if there's plates over water pipes yet. But on the other side of that wall is Jethro's "cement pond" of a shower bench and the pipe location has been a topic for the demo guys. Looks like this thing is solid cement. Wonder what it weighs ? Anybody got ideas how to wreck this blummin thing out ?
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Old 09-20-2017, 06:59 PM   #24
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If they're construction techniques on that bench are similar to the rest of their work, a couple swift kicks should care of it. Sorry for the trouble you're having.
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Old 09-20-2017, 08:58 PM   #25
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Electric chipping hammer. Looks like they did something right.
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