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Can a new concrete shower pan be installed over old

Ryan

Posted 9 months ago

Can I install a new concrete shower pan over an existing concrete shower pan? My contractor is trying to pour a new pad over the old one. Thanks in advance!

norman svien

Posted 24 days ago

The existing shower has a concrete pan and ceramic can I get a pre made pan to fit on top of this. The problem is it leaks down through the floor in to the downstairs bathroom I am trying to avoid demoing the shower.

Adam Harpe

Posted 20 days ago

Norman, 

It sounds like you are gonna need to demo the shower down to the studs. There are so many factors when dealing with a leak in a tile shower. Any one of these could cause a leak: 

Shower drain
Shower valve
Shower pan liner
Supply line 
Drain line 

Plus you definitely don't want to seal that moisture in as you will get mold. I would tear it out and start a new shower from scratch. 

Cheers! 

Adam  

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