John Whipple - By Any Design ltd.


Services Provided
I'm a bathroom specialist here in Vancouver offering up design to both Canadian and US clients. I also proudly sell the ACO shower drains and ship to US and Canada.

I maintain a personal blog site at http://no-curb.blogspot.ca which showcases the more technical side of bathroom construction, linear shower drain installations, LED lighting and Vapour Proofing for steam showers.

Areas Served
Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver ,Whistler, Blackcomb, Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island

Typical Job Cost
$2,000 - $125,000
We provide fixed pricing or time and materials.


Business Description
I design and build bathrooms both here in Vancouver and across all the lower mainland and rest of North American. I can prepare your shower for tile and steam, or help you design a shower that can be your own and built better than code. If you are looking for a new shower drain I sell as well the ACO drains coast to coast. Canada Only.

Please have a look at my work here and below by following the link to my blog page. http://www.no-curb.blogspot.ca

Certification and Awards
2013 Best of Houzz - Vancouver Design
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2013 Best of Houzz - Vancouver Customer Satisfaction
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2013 Buildex Vancouver - Guest speaker for the NKBA (Steam Showers)
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2012 Buildex Vancouver - Guest speaker for the NKBA (Linear shower drains)
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North Vancouver, BC CA 
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#506 - 1075 Marine drive
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7P 3T6
Canada 
License #:
HST# 870 602 810 
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Will a Red Bathroom Make You Blush?

Red is a powerful color that can be bold and hot or subdued and sophisticated, depending on the intensity, shade and amount used in an interior.... Full Story
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Some more red lighting options....
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Another great bathroom shot. Red Cube Lighting.


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Bathed in Color: When to Use Red in the Bath

Rev up your space and flatter all skin tones with bold, beautiful red on bathroom walls, floors and fixtures Full Story
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First floor bathroom, over the top
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A simple red storage niche.

* One Low Voltage Puck Light.
* Scraps of MDF
*Some fine drywall skills
*2 coats of primer
* 5 top coats of red paint (BM)

A basic Red Cube of Light !!!


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Safety Plays With Style in Kids' Bathrooms

Have a little fun with "safety first" using kid-friendly furnishings and fixtures, plus a dose of imagination Full Story
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Andrews bathroom
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These shower niches are lots of fun for the little girls in my home. I opened up the mitred corners of the tile to make the edge more rounded and safer.
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How to Pick a Shower Niche That's Not Stuck in a Rut

Forget "standard." When you're designing a niche, the shelves and spacing have to work for your individual needs Full Story
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Prior to tiling the niche's rough opening was sloped to allow moisture out and waterproofed with a topical waterproofing membrane.
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Found this picture tonight looking at old installations. My kids have had a great time using the three shower niches for play time.
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Steam Showers: The Perfect Antidote to a Busy Life

Your regular shower could turn into a relaxing and detoxing steam shower at the flick of a switch Full Story
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When designing your steam shower please remember most tile crews and builders have no clue what they are doing. The building codes do not protect your home from steam damage.

You need to contain the vapour and the best way to do that is with Noble Company's NobleSeal TS.

The detail below one of my favourites.

You should consider how to build the sealed slip joint at the ceiling.

A bench.

LED Lighting.

And most important the materials used to set and grout the tile. You will want a modified setting material.

Helping design steam showers is part of my weekly routine. Right now I have three Houzz members building steam showers all with planning tips from me!


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Here is a recent sketch on blocking. I think the only product to use on the walls is cement board. Wonderboard Lite my favourite. I strongly dislike the backer boards from Durock and Hardi Board.

Some companies allow the use of drywall in a steam shower build. This is insane advice and I would stay clear from any recommendations like this.

The shower below is from a Houzz user in Ohio. The sketch is mine.
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If you want to buy these later after the concert in MO - you can try emailing me your info. I send it on the new owner and you two can work out a deal. It would be fun to see these signs travel around.
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Just woke up to concert pictures from the new sign owner. Great shots of her girls having fun. I won't share those but will share this shot the ladies friend took from across the stadium.

Look at those One D signs glowing! Simply amazing....

If you want to buy these for your concert try emailing the new owner. lisa@rockwoodcapital.com If you do please send me pictures from the concert. I would love to see how far the signs travel....

jfrwhipple@gmail.com

Now it's time to make a Katy Perry Sign! Only a week or so left - September 9th in Vancouver
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The webpage needs a little more work -- update -- but some of those photos are dated some good years back , with good memories .
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This is from a recent project -- just didn't have time to go through -- which turned out awesome

The tiles for this project were provided by Stone Tile Group .
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Did you get them in Laval or Montreal? We have a Stone Tile Store here in Vancouver as well. Wonder if it's the same outfit.....
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I love how you set the glass first and then brought the tile up to it. Looks so polished.

Excellent work!!!
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I got them in Montreal -- Vancouver's sister outlet -- same owners .

Did you ever tour their showroom ? They have many quality tiles and the whole range of formats .... including the 40'' x 120'' thin tiles .

Yeah , the glass first -- making sure you don't end up with '' skinnies '' -- .... you are looking at the details .... I like that :)

Thanks for the compliment :)
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Pretty awesome when one of the best shower builders in N. America gives you props...I have learned a lot of my shower build knowledge from John......Also have gotten some solid advice from him numerous times. Thanks so much John...
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Last order included these items.
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I love it. This was just a mock up to try my new fixtures...
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Why the heck would it be annoying? I love my rain shower heads, and I love the feeling of the water from above, but I also installed hand showers heads alongside....which I never use except for rinsing the shower itself.
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let me tell you about rain showers. ... in west africa. the rain is cold, clean, and from no place you can touch. After bathing in the rain, my wife and I feel rejuvenated all day. maybe that's what you get with a shower head, but I doubt it. Try the August rains in Liberia. they are to live for.
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A working drawing...
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Steam showers move. They expand. All your home's building materials do when they get hot.

Things like cement board can flex.

Items like Grab Bars need backing or blocking.

These are just a few of the things we cover in a shower design meeting. To learn how to get more help visit this Ideabook on Houzz.com


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Home-Buying Checklist: 20 Things to Consider Beyond the Inspection

Quality of life is just as important as construction quality. Learn what to look for at open houses to ensure comfort in your new home Full Story
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I would be wary of a home with new showers. Make sure you check with city hall that they where built with permits.

A client of mine years back had five new showers. FOUR LEAKED
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Our lovely home of seven years in a family friendly street perfect most times....two things we could not anticipate: the neighbors across the fence in back kept nervous large dogs who barked at night and their waste was not collected and smelled on most warm days when we used our pool. And the sweet neighbors on the other side began a brood of lively boys, gave them a fort taller than fence so our pool privacy was hampered not to mention the balls that came flying over fence.
The doggy neighbors left and the new buyers love weekend extended parties with lots of music and run an outdoor TV for the children with one cartoon over n over...... So perfect house, imperfect good neighbors we overlooked ...kept the peace and coexisted.
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I wish I had fully understood the that we are on a flight path for an Air Force base in the next town over that now allows commercial use. It's otherworldly to live in a farm area/suburb and have planes stream by one after another some nights so close to the ground that I occasionally jump out of bed to see if it's going to hit anything!
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I needed three 1/4" extension rings for this repair in North Vancouver. I could have used a fourth but this was close enough.

The last thing you want after an expensive renovation is for the toilet to start leaking from day one. Make sure your tile pro and plumber have a plan. If the plan is to add extra wax rings and build these wax up - asks them to come up with a better plan!
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More high resolution photos here: http://no-curb.blogspot.ca/2014/08/Bruco-CF300-raising-your-toilet-ring-after-new-tile.html

Some action shots of the new toilet going in.
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Each 1/4" toilet extension ring looks like this.
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I tend to go to the side of the bed I sleep on at home but do have the ability to adjust. Interesting comments though!
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i always take the side closest to the bathroom, when we travel it may be the left or right
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Here is a play by play post showing a nice outside corner. Tile to drywall without grout or tile edging material. The secret is the J Bead and the added framing step (shown below).

Have a look here: http://terrylove.com/forums/index.php?threads/tile-to-drywall-a-nicer-looking-out-side-corner.58184/

The 1/2" plywood I install flush with where the cement backer board will be. This gives a nailing or screw edge for the J Bead. The j Bead in this install was installed 5/8" past the face of the cement board. Waterproofed and then the tile meets up to it.

All these steps shown at the link above.
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This step above may look silly but without the added plywood you just can not get the right finish.
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Bathroom Surfaces: Ceramic Tile Pros and Cons

Learn the facts on this popular material for bathroom walls and floors, including costs and maintenance needs, before you commit Full Story
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So many clients now love the look of the wood plank tiles. This shower looks amazing and was fun to build.
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This is my signature down lit shampoo shower niche with an added glass shelf. Soap and razors can fit under the shampoo bottles. The lighting is tied into the bathroom Chromotherapy Remote and any colour can be chosen or your can have the colours fade in and out.
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Avoid Falling Bottles with a Shower Niche!

There are a lot of things that can make a shower experience unpleasant, but one of my pet peeves is having to do any of the following: 1)... Full Story
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Here is a recent shower niche of my design. Down lit shower shampoo niche with LED lighting.
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Another Favourite here: the glowing shelf glass a huge hit with the owner.
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Are You Gutsy Enough to Paint Your Floor White?

Sleek and glossy or softened by wear, white floors charm Full Story
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I painted my floors in the main room about 5 years ago, so far no chips or pealing, the boards have separated a bit but I like the way it is wearing. One thing that we did was paint the floor in big huge white squares and then did a little sponging on them in a couple of other white colors, this hides all the dirt!!! Really, I never think the floors are dirty and I wash them once a week, we don't have any pets...
We sanded the floors, painted them with two coats of white paint, then went back and painted the squares, then sanded lightly and put on 3 coats of sealer, which has yellowed a bit over the years but again, it looks fine and the room is painted yellow so it works...I think that you can see the floors in the picture
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Just painted my kitchen floor white.

Looks amazing....
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This is one of my favourites. Thanks for adding my picture to your idea book.
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California Hot Mop - Waterproofing your shower

California "Hot Mop" - how to build and water test your... See Ideabook
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I live in California and we are going the hot mop route as described above in a new shower. We have a standard drain already plumbed in the shower, but would like to install a second linear drain at the shower entrance in lieu of having a curbed entrance. Our contractor has not installed a linear drain before (my idea after some research) and I'm trying to learn as much as possible. I'm looking at the Quartz by Aco drain and it looks like their website recommends the flange collared model for hot mopped showers? But it shows it used in conjunction with a flexible coupling instead of the cast iron clamping drain as described above. Which direction would you recommend? I appreciate your expertise!
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Hi SloBlond.

I do not like the flanged drain for a Hot Mop. I would prefer you use the cast iron rough in. Many of my online design clients live in California. I'm helping with one as we speak.

Do get me involved in the design process you need to send me a plan view with measurements. Your tile selection for the floor. And then make a donation on my blog page at www.no-curb.com

$25.00 per twenty minutes.
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Hi there - I tend to work mainly with only linear drains - all of which are tiled.
My advice is read up on Houzzer John Whipple's various blogs on shower designs (he is a font of wisdom on this stuff)
Whatever tile you use in your shower needs to be considered when tiling the removable part of the drain. (Big rocks don't work);
your bathroom slope is more limited to a flatter drainage plane as your tiling slope cannot curve as easily as it would to a central drain
Some drains come with a little key that you use to lift out the drain (but I use a flat end screw to lever up the cover with no problem) easy to pull off and to put back.
Maintenance is dead easy once the cover is off - but as you cannot see the dirt (mainly hairballs) I advise bi-monthly inspections
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Thanks ASV - the best linear drains in my opinion are made by ACO. If you live in Canada you can order them from my blog page.
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John, this was passed on to me from olldroo, you might find it interesting! http://news.ninemsn.com.au/entertainment/2013/09/21/12/12/mother-auctions-one-direction-tickets-to-punish-daughter
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Hey Charlee - my daughter sold her signs to a lady in the US. She sold them for $180.00 and is thrilled....
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I don't care for the infinity drain and only sell the ACO shower drains. If you need help planning a shower drain featuring a linear shower drain visit my blog page at no-curb dot com.
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For a steam shower build make sure your setting materials allow for modified thin-sets. The Noble products called NobleSeal TS and NobleSeal CIS our my preferred recommendations for steam shower builds.

Perfect companions for an ACO shower drain install.
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If Infinity Drain is not for you, Easy Drain is another top quality manufacturer that we carry and hear good things about.
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1/4" per foot is ideal. The other key is how the tile and the shower drain meet.
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the slot drain in this project is tile over a linear drain from Roger Seller, they sell beautiful drains with stainless grates. http://www.rogerseller.com.au
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ACO's tile insert drain is the best of these kinds I have used. Strong. Sleek. Easy to clean.

The real key is how much less hair catchers it has. These tile in drains currently in North America are prone to spot rusting (some makes) and slower flow rates.

Make sure you pick a winning drain. My choice is the Tile Insert Drain from ACO

Shown Below.
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Check out ACO "Slot Drain" it is designed for outdoor use.
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8. Order your ACO shower drain from me and get one free hour of shower design.
9. Visit www.no-curb.com for planning ideas
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Did you know that many shower drains sold right now in Canada and the US Rust!!!

This is why I love the electropolishing the ACO drains have. Scary you can spend good money on a shower drain and then find rust later.
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If you want me to review your shower wall lay up let me know. This is one of the slope kits I've used.
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Any finished pictures of the job? After years of building this exact shower set up I would strongly recommend the use of an ACO shower drain and waterproofing systems from Noble Company.

@ Deborah - you do realize all the harsh setting materials Schluter has with their drain kit don't you? And that the drain is installed with foam under it....
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Thanks for your kind comments in the Laundry Room Discussion Maggie. How have you been?
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Can't believe you are helping out here too. Someone asked be about glass blocks and remembered our conversation. I have lots of pics. Hope you and your family are well and I know you are successful. houzz is very lucky to have you chime in. I wanted you on HGTV but guess you are beyond that eh?
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10 Smart Ideas for Your Laundry Room Remodel

Make washing and drying easier and more comfortable by considering ergonomics, storage and special features Full Story
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@John Whipple - By Any Design ltd. - GREAT points and I completely agree with you. This ideabook theme originally centered around ergonomics and making the laundry room easy to use. The title was changed to one that is a broader topic. Thanks for the addition - these are important considerations for homeowners who are contemplating a renovation or newly built laundry room.
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@John Whipple this is Maggie from Garden web. I knew it was u as soon as I read thin set. Are your YouTube videos still playing? This guy gives a lot of very good info away. He does bathrooms in high end homes from scratch and all else that gets wet.. Good to have you on here. He is the best. Remember when I wanted glass blocks in my bathroom? I know you would build the best laundry room. Unbelievable master of the trade.
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If you're doing a laundry renovation add a "dog shower"! Best thing ever and we don't have a dog! (yet...) Adding accordion drying rack on the wall above, have a pole with hangers for dresses, swimsuits, sweaters etc that all drip dry. Plus rain boots, small muddy children and carrots from the garden get a wash here too.
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Bath Remodeling: So, Where to Put the Toilet?

There's a lot to consider: paneling, baseboards, shower door. Before you install the toilet, get situated with these tips Full Story
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@ Peggy Tupper, you wrote "I live in Ontario and we have the Ontario Building Code. Never heard of any rule that says a shower door must swing in. I googled International Building Code and it seems that it is based in the USA. Must be similar to "the World Series"."

Shower doors must swing "Out" but they also need to swing in. They swing out by code so people who pass out in the shower can be rescued by medical or fire crews.
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10 Top Tips for Getting Bathroom Tile Right

Good planning is essential for bathroom tile that's set properly and works with the rest of your renovation. These tips help you do it right Full Story
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The tile work in the bathrooms are really gorgeous. My husband is working on installing the tile in our bathroom. I was wondering why my husband was laying the tile from the ceiling down. Now I have a much better understanding in the method behind his madness. He was trying to figure out how to guard against leaks. I should share him this information so that he can lay out the tile in our bathroom correctly. It would be a disaster if we had to remove all of the messed up tile and hire a contractor to finish the job. Thanks for the information!
Deanna R. Jones | http://www.brookstile.com/
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Yet another stunning bathroom build in Hawaii - the crew at By Design Builders keep building winners.
http://www.bydesignmaui.com
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How to Choose the Best Drain for Your Shower

Don't settle for a cheap fix when you can pick a shower drain that suits your style preferences and renovation codes alike Full Story
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Question Asked: I have an Infinity Drain brand linear drain in a step down Roman Tub/shower combo. The drain is functional, although since the shower drain is now at the lowest part of the house, I do experience long waits to drain if the grates are not perfectly clean. The drain runs to a sump pump which moves the wter up a foot or so to the main line out of the house. Between the pump and the drain is a solonoid opereated by an air switch to stop the water so I can fill the tub. This system has never performed well, and may be the cause of my drainage issues. Are there any other options besides the solonoid to fill the tub?
Thanks

Drain rates for these drains is a common problem. Slow draining drains most times the result of a undersized waste line or hair caught in the grate and P-Trap.

The ACO drain grates remove simply and can be done one handed with no screw driver or allen key. Keep them clean.

To learn more on cleaning linear drains have a read here: http://no-curb.blogspot.ca/2012/07/cleaning-your-new-linear-shower-drain.html
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Question Asked: HI there: we are creating a no-wall, curbless shower in ground floor remodel w/new concrete slab & radiant heat. My contractor says we cannot use a linear drain too close to the foundation, but this does not make any sense to me. Most ground floor showers would be close to the foundation, no? Any comments?

This is a multi layered question and one hard to answer without knowing more about your job. I build these showers all the time but I do so with skilled builders and architects. We plan these areas before the forming starts.

If planned after sometimes a foundations footing is in the way of a drain placement. A homes foundation wall needs the footing to taper away from the wall at forty five degrees. I hope that makes sense.

When planning a barrier free renovation I tell my online clients to plan on 2-5 hours of design fees. I charge $75.00 for shower design and can help you and your crew understand the different safety steps and checklist needed to do this job well.

I share lots of information here on Houzz.com as well as Terry Love's Plumbing Forum. Of course the best way to find my info is on my own blog spot and to get me looking really close sponsor that page. Info on the top left corner of every blog post of mine.
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