I have an old fiberglass (?) shower, apparently made up of a floor and three
When you step on one spot, it makes a tortured sound; like two things
rubbing together under pressure.
I have had the house for 5 years, and just noticed it last year. It seems
to be getting worse.
Any idea what could be causing this? Is it serious, or just annoying? How
do I fix it?
I have some fiberglass and epoxy left over from a boat project; would it
make any sense to reinforce the top surface of the floor? (presumably the
real fix is from underneath, and that would have to be much more work than a
My guess is that the drain line goes under the area in question, and the
floor joist was overdrilled for it and has now cracked. If that's the
case, yeah, you'd want to fix it, and no, I don't think any surface fix
would help much.
It could be less serious, e.g. just some junk caught underneath the shower
base or a flooring nail which missed and is rubbing against a joist. In
that case, just don't step in that spot....
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