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What type of mortar do I use for shower pan?
Last Updated: 4th June, 2020
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Considering this, what kind of cement do you use for a shower floor?
Masonry sand can be used, but sharp sand is therecommended type for shower floors. It is very important touse only Portland cement and not masonrycement, which contains lime.
Also Know, can I use quikrete for shower pan? If you're making a base for a mortar panor tub, you will use Quikrete# 8610 acrylic fortifier andQuikrete # 1103 sand/topping mix. You will make a mixof 50-50 acrylic fortifier to water. Now if you're setting tile orwant to finish your shower floor in concrete, just useQuikrete ready mix.
Similarly, you may ask, how thick should mortar be for shower pan?
If you are using a preformed shower pan, themanufacturer of the pan should provide instructions as tohow thick the mortar bed needs to be. If you areinstalling tile, the mortar bed should be 2-3 inchesthick on the outer edge and slightly less at thedrain.
Does Thinset stick to shower pan liner?
No. Thinset or tile glue (adhesive) should neverbe applied directly to the shower pan liner.