The Wet Room The Entire Bathroom is Waterproofed

The Wet Room The Entire Bathroom is Waterproofed

Installing a shower drain without a curb, barrier, or threshold creates a seamless look with easy accessibility to the wet area. To achieve an ideal installation, floor heights should be equal between the shower area (wet area), outside the shower (dry area), and next room. Specific conditions will determine what is involved.By pitching a floor in one direction, the possibilities are infinite. - No limitation on tile size or slab material- Can be placed as threshold or curb- Meets ADA requireme …
2018 Apr 4th Laura
More Information on Linear Drains and Waterproofing

More Information on Linear Drains and Waterproofing

A linear drain allows for the use of larger format floor tile and the ability to pitch the floor in one direction. This offers an advantage from the traditional center drain installation, where the floor must slope in four directions in order to properly drain the water.Common Methods Using a Clamp Down Floor Drain PVC Membrane/Vinyl Liner (Polyvinyl Chloride)A plastic sheet available at most plumbing suppliers and sold in rolls of 4’, 5’ and 6’. The membrane is layered between mortar beds …
2018 Apr 4th Laura
Durock Ultralight Foam Backer Board for Tile

Durock Ultralight Foam Backer Board for Tile

USG Durock™ Brand UltraLight Foam Tile Backerboard combines traditional backerboard and waterproofing into one step, saving you time and labor, offering superior performance that is built to last. USG Durock™ Brand UltraLight Foam Tile Backerboard offers contractors and designers a strong, lightweight, waterproof and vapor-retardant tile base for wet areas and is ideal for use with USG Durock™ Brand Shower System components. This product is idea to complete the Durock Shower System, the boa …
2018 Mar 22nd Laura
Need Easier Access into the Bathtub? Consider a Bathtub Conversion Kit

Need Easier Access into the Bathtub? Consider a Bathtub Conversion Kit

When faced with limited mobility, it can be very difficult to get around within your bathroom. Dix Systems has many barrier free options that will work for your needs and your bathroom.  For those upgrading the entire bathroom or needing a new bathtub in general, one of our walk-in bathtubs may be suited for you. Composed of fiberglass and a reinforced steel frame, and available with many options, a walk-in bathtub will create a custom bathroom that you will be …
2018 Mar 6th Re posted Dix Systems first post Marie Seward
Common Questions about OneLiners and Mortar Beds

Common Questions about OneLiners and Mortar Beds

Cracks in the mortar mud bedSometimes you will see hairline cracks in the mortar as it dries and may think there's an issue. But those cracks have to do with the water/drying process and are not a structural crack/problem.Sometimes I'd suggest they pile all their mortar in around the OneLiner and they'll see how it weighs down the liner, but some people just over think it, lol. If Steve had know he'd sent out a really wobbly one, he'd offer to send a better one...but that's a last resort.&n …
2018 Mar 6th Laura