Recessing the sub-floor is the first step.
What is a curbless shower?
There are many names for it: zero entry, flush entry, barrier-free, ADA, roll-in…Read More
They all mean the same thing – a shower where there is no lip between the outside of the shower and the inside of the shower regardless of materials being used for the bathroom floor and the shower pan!
Why do I need a curbless shower?
Whether it is for design, ease of use, or limited mobility, curbless showers are one of today’s most popular bathroom remodeling upgrades.Read More
This trend is enjoying widespread popularity because it takes maximum advantage of the available bathroom footprint while creating a sleek, modern, contemporary look and feel making the bathroom appear larger. So, any uninterrupted floor design is possible.
Why aren’t curbless showers built everywhere?
Simple. Traditional building practices and plywood floor construction has made curbless showers difficult to achieve.Read More
Rapid Recess allows you to combine the solid construction of your traditional bath with the aesthetics of today’s trends keeping in mind the practical needs of tomorrow all in one kit.
What is the difference in the construction of a shower pan with and without a curb?
The most important difference is that in an ordinary shower with a curb the construction starts on top of the floor. There must be a barrier to keep water from running out of the shower area.Read More
In curbless showers, the construction has to start lower than the subfloor to gain the area needed to slope the shower floor from the entry to the drain. Rapid Recess solves this problem whether the floor is finished with tile or pre-made with finished materials.