Sakrete works just fine. We've had a tile guy do portland cement mortar
and a tile guy that uses QuickCrete. The plumbers that have done pans for
us have used the concrete mix.
FWIW I just finished the bed above the liner myself using QuickCrete. I
hope it slopes to the drain!
I just bought a Lasco one-piece shower stall and the instructions called
our plaster of paris or other bedding compound. I nearly used some
leftover joint compound that I have as I believe this is similar to
plaster of paris, but I've seen the joint compound crack too easily so I
bought plaster of paris. I can't see any reason that mortar mix
wouldn't work, but since the store had both I got what was called out
On Sep 13, 8:51 am, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I use portland and sand, I call it walking the dog when mixing with a
shovel on a hard surface.
The above post needs to be heeded! MIX IT VERY VERY VERY DRY!
Start at your drain and work out. TAMP TAMP TAMP if firm then straight
edge to looking for low spots. Watch your slope or else the tile will
Don't forget the pan!
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