Would You Like to Sit Down In The Shower?

Would You Like to Sit Down In The Shower?

In a shower, a very helpful item to have is a bench to sit on. A bench also adds beauty and flare to your shower. For people who have trouble standing or have an injury, a bench is incredibly beneficial for washing and safety with a wet shower floor. As you can see, both the rectangular and corner benches are solid right to the ground; making cleaning your shower much easier! We recommend both of the Dix Systems solid benches, available as a 16" Corner or 32" Rectangular&nbs …
2018 Mar 6th re posted by Dix Systems first posted by Marie Seward
Shower Storage! Add a Recessed Niche... Add One, Stack a Couple, or Mix and Match

Shower Storage! Add a Recessed Niche... Add One, Stack a Couple, or Mix and Match

Are there shampoo bottles on the shower floor? A rusty, half broken shower caddie hanging from the shower head?A shower niche may be exactly what your shower needs. One of the most elegant and streamlined ways to tidy all the soap bottles are shower niches. These niches are a great idea for people who want to have shower organization that is permanent, durable and is easily maintained.Shower Niches are made of a structural, alloyed aluminum shell with a sprayed on elastomeric/waterproofing coat …
2018 Mar 6th Re posted Dix Systems first post Marie Seward

Do you Need to Waterproof Shower Pan on Concrete Floor?

Adding a basement bathroom adds value to the home, but installing toilets and sinks in a below grade environment takes more than a basic knowledge of drainpipes and sewer lines. Transporting waste to the sewer run is challenging because the gravity assist that works for upstairs waste removal will work against waste flow below grade. Fortunately, there are a number of options that fall into the DIY category. New plumbing must meet code requirements, however, so do some homework and consider a ma …
2018 Mar 6th Dix Systems
Making the Right Choice in Waterproofing your Shower

Making the Right Choice in Waterproofing your Shower

It is well established that shower leaks are one of the most common, and costly, problems that a homeowner may face. In the past, one would tackle a tile shower installation by going to the hardware store to purchase a 40 mm sheet of CPE (Chlorinated Polyethylene) or PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) large enough to cover the shower floor.No instructions would come with this sheet, which is perhaps the problem. How can a person fully understand what they are about to do when there is no process or i …
2018 Mar 6th Reposted by Dix Systems first posted by Marie Seward
Goof Proof Curb with Kirb Perfect

Goof Proof Curb with Kirb Perfect

It is essential to build a curb for any open area of your shower perimeter that is not enclosed by solid wall. Your shower door may be the only open area, in which case your curb length will be the same length as your shower door.However, you may have an open wall of your shower, facing the inside of your bathroom. In this case, your curb length will be the total length of your shower door and the rest of the open wall combined.It is essential to pay close attention to the construction of your …
2018 Mar 6th Marie Seward re posted by Laura