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Old 06-03-2018, 03:11 PM   #1
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2017 26RR Shower Issue

The area between the drain and the door sink in when stepping on it when taking a shower. Its not a large area but find it strange it does that. I was just wondering if this was normal or if any other folks were having this issue.
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Old 06-03-2018, 03:29 PM   #2
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If it was not braced properly underneath, then yes it will depress. If you have an access panel at bottom of shower, remove it and brace bottom of shower with wood shim.
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Old 06-03-2018, 03:30 PM   #3
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If the floor of the shower ( shower pan) is raised above the floor, there should be an access port in one the side of it. Simply remove the access door and you can add supports under the shower pan. I used small pieces of 2X4 and 2X6 and some shims to support the floor. Once you determine the correct combination of pieces simply glue them together and reinstall them. On ours the screws has small caps that pop off to allow you access to the screws.
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Old 06-03-2018, 03:32 PM   #4
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Look at post #13

Shower with soft floor
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I am going to check it this week. If its the case that it needs support, that is piss poor manufacturing. What company would let it go with incomplete work done? I am wondering if any other 26RR owners have the same issue or if I am the unlucky one.
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Old 06-04-2018, 02:58 PM   #6
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I have a 2016 26RR and it also has a soft shower floor. I notice it in a few areas of the shower floor. I haven't done anything with it, but will now that I read this post.

I also had a leak in mine where we would occasionally find water draining onto the bathroom floor while taking a shower, near the bedroom door opening.

It turned out to be the lower two corners of the door frame needed caulk. The water would drain down the shower door glass, migrate through the 90 degree seam in the aluminum, and drain via the exterior aluminum channel right above the "soft floor" until it met the wall, then would work it's way down to the floor.
Very simple fix once I found it, just took numerous caulks and inspections to figure out how the water was channeling out of the shower.
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Old 06-04-2018, 03:25 PM   #7
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My 26rr is soft in the same spot as well. Also leaks in the same spot as post#6. Thanks to the both of you I will be addressing these problems. Keep us posted as to what you use to support the floor, I will do the same.
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I am going to check it this week. If its the case that it needs support, that is piss poor manufacturing. What company would let it go with incomplete work done? I am wondering if any other 26RR owners have the same issue or if I am the unlucky one.
Well, if this is the only thing you find poorly done you will be the luckiest person on earth. Id suggest you prepare yourself for many more unexpected shoddy things. JMHO.
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Old 06-04-2018, 04:12 PM   #9
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Ours must have been made at the same time. I had the identical issue with water on the floor by the bedroom. Caulked it really good and no more water. Later this week I will be addressing the shower pan supports. Hopefully it wont be to bad of a fix.
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I had the same leak as you guys. I caulked it really good and leak stopped. Hope the support issue for the shower pan wont be to bad of a fix.
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