TrueDEK Classic Shower Base – 47 ¼” x 47 ¼”

Regular Price $853.00

SKU: 21018

+ Create a zero-entry shower without modifying joists
+ Structural compression mold GRP offers superior strength, up to 840lbs max.
+ Strong enough to support a wheelchair user and carer in the shower
+ Simple to install, easy to cut, enlarge and customize
+ Pre-sloped with 4 gradient planes for quick, efficient drainage

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Description

Curbless TrueDEK Classic shower bases are made from lightweight yet incredibly strong compression molded glass-fiber reinforced plastic (GRP) which offers superior support for wheelchair users and/or those needing assistance with showering, and is the perfect foundation for ceramic tile, natural stone, or weldable vinyl flooring.

Showers built on TrueDEK Classic bases offer the timeless advantages of zero-entry access which is designed to be wheelchair and disability friendly, as well as easier to clean and safer to use for the whole family, for years to come.

Product Specification:

  • Made from compression molded glass-fiber reinforced plastic (GRP) for superior strength
  • 840lbs max. capacity when installed on 16″ o.c. joist systems, enough to support a wheelchair user and carer
  • Waffle underside ensures rigidity while being lightweight (approx. 55lbs)
  • Install on wooden joists (no need to notch, lower or alter joists), sub-floor, or concrete
  • Can be cut down to size on all sides using standard power tools (within 6″ of drain)
  • Extend size of pitch to comply with ADA regulations using TruePITCH Extension panels
  • 6¼” drain hole diameter
  • Rotate off-center drain hole to avoid conflicts between drain and any sub-floor obstructions
  • 4 pre-sloped gradient planes direct water flow towards drain
  • 2% per foot or greater gradient (varies due to length of pitch)
  • 7/8″ thick around perimeter
  • 1¾” wide leveling rim around perimeter with pre-bored, countersunk pilot holes
  • Finish with tile or stone (between ¼”-1″ thick) or commercial-grade weldable vinyl flooring
  • For tile that is 2″ x 2″ or smaller, conform to the pitched contours of the base; for tile larger than 2″ x 2″, make valley cuts so the tile lays properly on all pre-pitched surfaces
  • Covered by AKW limited lifetime warranty
  • You will need an ARC Waterproofing Kit and Classic Drain assembly
  • For more details, see Specification Sheet
  • Review installation instructions before beginning your project

Specification Sheets

Download Specification Sheet

What you will need

  • TrueDEK Classic foundation
  • TrueDEK Classic Drain
  • Waterproofing Kit (extra waterproofing supplies may be required depending on the size and complexity of a project)
  • Circular saw
  • Flush-cutting saw or reciprocating saw
  • Power drill
  • Belt sander or orbital sander
  • Hammer Pry bar
  • Level Caulking gun
  • Speed square
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors or utility knife
  • 3″ or 4″ paint brush (throw-away type)
  • Paint roller and cover
  • Polyurethane construction adhesive (five 10 oz. tubes)—make sure adhesive bonds to plastic and wood
  • Acrylic paintable caulk (one 10 oz. tube)
  • #9 x 2″ ceramic-coated or stainless steel screws
  • 2× lumber for blocking

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