Do I Need a Shower Pan?

showerpansIf you’re remodeling your bathroom or simply upgrading to a new shower, you might be wondering if you need a shower pan (sometimes called a shower base). Your shower pan is the part of your shower that makes up the floor and directs the water down your drain.

Each shower pan is installed with a slight slope—allowing all of your excess shower water to roll off of it and go down your drain. Think of your shower pan like a funnel. Continue reading

Hot Water Not Hot Enough?


Do you find yourself having to wait what seems an unreasonably long time for your water to get hot when you’re doing your dishes or taking a shower? Not only are you wasting time, but you’re also wasting water—and consequently—money.

How much water are you really wasting? It’s estimated that an average family pays for and wastes about 16,000 gallons waiting for water to get hot. Continue reading