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Tiling shower floor or plastic tray

fv7hj83mMa | Posted in Interior Design on

Is there a safe way to tile a shower floor with a drain if I don’t use the plastic tray like most showers have?
I heard someone mention there is a plastic tray that you can tile over?
I know the tray has less leakage and mildew mold but the tiles look so much nicer and richer.

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  1. MICHAEL CHANDLER | | #1

    Schluter makes a really nice kit. http://www.schluter.com/5288.aspx well worth the cost.

  2. tEMhybnVk5 | | #2

    Maria, I agree with Michael. Schluter makes an extremelly nice kit and it is worth every penny. Check it out at http://www.schluter.com/5288.aspx and make sure you watch the videos. Hope it helps.

  3. wjrobinson | | #3

    Third vote for Schuter. I love and use all their products religiously.

  4. wjrobinson | | #4

    Schluter! editing!!!!

    Need to remember my new trick... post via Chrome browser... and get this... built in spell check!!! (post above via MSE8)

  5. michelesnyder08 | | #5

    I would still only use a tray with up stands, I too like sheets for the walls rather than tiles, I generally used trays with up stands on all four sides, no silicone inside except inside vertical trims to the panels.
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  6. Expert Member
    MALCOLM TAYLOR | | #6

    Maria,
    I've used plastic bases that you tile on several jobs with good success. Very simple compared to other methods and the finished surface is indistinguishable from traditionally installed tile.
    https://www.tileredi.com

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