Recess in new concrete slab for curbless shower
We’re pouring a full slab in our new walkout basement. I’m trying to plan a curbless shower in this bathroom and would like to minimize the transitions by recessing the concrete to receive the pre-fab shower pan (probably a Schluter pan).
I’ve looked on this forum, youtube, web search, etc. and can’t find anyone explaining how to form and finish a recessed area (This guy did at the edge of a slab, what I’m wanting to do 5 feet in, but doesn’t explain what he did https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grwL9wICbPI ) There are lots of people cutting and chipping concrete after their slabs are poured or retrofitting a curbles shower which seems like a lot of work.
Does anyone have experience with recessing an area that’s not against an outside wall? Any methods, links, etc. would be appreciated.
I’ll be asking my concrete contractor, but I’m doing all the form work myself.
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