The Shower Pan King -  Done right the first time! Done right EVERY time!
Recent projects for 2011
 
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Blanco Carerra Bathroom in San Francisco's North Beath District in Jan.2011
Blanco Carerra Bathroom in San Francisco's North Beath District in Jan.2011
Tile source:LATCH TILE
Same bathroom Vertical shot.
Same bathroom Vertical shot.
Herring bone layout. 3X12 IN.
Herring bone layout. 3X12 IN.
Tile Source:LATCH TILE
Me at the same house with the wild parrots of Telegraph Hill overlooking Alcatraz Island.
Great view.
Me at the same house with the wild parrots of Telegraph Hill overlooking Alcatraz Island.
Repaired a 1968 shower pan with near matching colors in Feb. 2011.
Repaired a 1968 shower pan with near matching colors in Feb. 2011.
Tile source:LATCH TILE
I installed this NOBLE TS shower pan liner with a track drain made for NOBLE
Job performed in Portola Valley in Mar. 2011. Tile Source:DAL-TILE
I installed this NOBLE TS shower pan liner with a track drain made for NOBLE
Here is a before picture of a botched repair done 15 years ago.
Here is a before picture of a botched repair done 15 years ago.
This was done during the month of Apr. 2011.
Removed all cracked and mismatch tile .
Membrane was not disturbed and mortar work as followed.
Removed all cracked and mismatch tile .
My customer struck gold as he found the same 1927-28 tile trim from a salvage yard.
My customer struck gold as he found the same 1927-28 tile trim from a salvage yard.
Work done to perfection!
Here is an old 1938 pan from Oakland. Took a whack at it and realized that I better take a before picture.
Here is  an old 1938 pan from Oakland. Took a whack at it and realized that I better take a before picture.
Water draining with weep holes spewing water into drain .
Water draining with weep holes spewing water into drain .
PASSES INSPECTION
End results-Gave it a ornate look with a splash of near matching green 2x2 tiles.
NOTE: I salvaged all of the green inside base border and replicated the old layout.Done in April 2011
End results-Gave it a ornate look with a splash of near matching green 2x2 tiles.
A corner pan in need of my services.
A corner pan in need of my services.
POW!!!..Dry rot in the first degree. Hot mop membrane failed miserably.Only the tile and cement held this in place.
POW!!!..Dry rot in the first degree. Hot mop membrane failed miserably.Only the tile and cement held this in place.
Here is the end result of a simple clean layout. Done in May2011
Here is the end result of a simple clean layout. Done in May2011
TILE SOURCE :LOWE'S
If you read my blog(The Kings Post) well..here it is. Stage 1
If you read my blog(The Kings Post) well..here it is. Stage 1
This is what I was talking about in the blog..Pan liner with a nail hole and a brick threshold .I love challenges!!
This is what I was talking about in the blog..Pan liner with a nail hole and a brick threshold .I love challenges!!
Ripping out a plywood pitched base that was nailed into the existing metal pan liner.
NOTE: Mold and mildew was found as you can see.
Ripping out a plywood pitched base that was nailed into the existing metal pan liner.
Tearing out the old galvanized pan.
Tearing out the old galvanized pan.
I swear I think I pulled out 30-50 nails that were nailed into the pan liner. Real bright.
We'll cut to the chase.After the normal dry rot repair,waterproofing and mortar process, here is the final result and one happy customer.
Style replicates the original retro look of the 1930s..Done in June 2011
We'll cut to the chase.After the normal dry rot repair,waterproofing and mortar process, here is the final result and one happy customer.