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no threshold wet room

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Posted by: from Ardsley
3/10/2011 at 1:19:53 PM

I need to remodel a small bathroom into handicap accessible wet room. My contractor said in order to accommodate drainage in a small room a floor has to be elevated by 2 in. The whole idea of a wet room for me was no threshold - I can't even step over my lower than 2 in threshold of existing shower. Is it true about raising the floor for making a slope?

Galina

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James from Hampton Enterprise in Dothan
Date/Time3/28/2011 at 1:43:06 PM

The floor doesn't have to be elevated exactly, If you aren't going to elevate it you can slope it to the drain. 1:100 fall to the drain is usually adequate and may be increased to 2:100 for very high output power showers.

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