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    stall shower slope

    stall shower slope

    New postby will5443 on Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:41 am

    Jerry - I know we discused this a many years ago. I have a situation where the stall shower does not drain properly. Water pools in one area and does not drain out completely. I have looked through the plumbing code online but cannot find anything on this subject. I might be looking in the wrong section. Can you help me with this one.

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    Re: stall shower slope

    New postby Jerry Peck - Codeman on Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:22 pm

    Bill,

    I believe you are referring to this:
    - From the 2010 FBC-Residential (but has been this way for some time) (bold and underlining are mine)
    - - P2709.1 Construction.
    - - - Shower receptors shall have a finished curb threshold not less than 1 inch (25 mm) below the sides and back of the receptor. The curb shall be not less than 2 inches (51 mm) and not more than 9 inches (229 mm) deep when measured from the top of the curb to the top of the drain. The finished floor shall slope uniformly toward the drain not less than 1/4 unit vertical in 12 units horizontal (2-percent slope) nor more than 1/2 inch (13 mm), and floor drains shall be flanged to provide a water-tight joint in the floor.

    The floor surface under the shower pan liner is also required to slope a minimum of 1/4 inch per foot to drain water to the weep holes in the shower drain.
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