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KBRS Floating Bench Seat

48" x 14" x 3" Ready to Tile Shower Seat
100% Waterproof Floating Shower Seat
SKU: RTT-48-FBS


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(912) 352-0442 or (866)912-3211.


KIT INCLUDES:
1 Floating Bench Seat, 2 Mounting Brackets, & 8 Feet of Gauging Fabric

+ Description

Tileable Shower Bench Dimensions:
Depth: 14" | Length: 47-3/4" | Height: 3"

The KBRS Floating bench is 3” thick 14” deep and measures 47 3/4” length. This floating shower bench will support a maximum of 450 lbs. when tiled on both sides.

KBRS Floating Bench can be cut-to-fit in the field, if required. The Floating Bench is lightweight yet durable enough to resist damage caused by normal construction activity. The Floating Bench is quick and easy to install using the supplied brackets, screws and KBRS Polyurethane Sealant. The non-porous epoxy skins provide a durable layer of protection for the waterproofing membrane and tile assembly. The KBRS Floating Bench is dimensionally stable.

READY TO TILE
As a great addition to your shower project, KBRS offers a variety of specialized accessories to maximize your shower enjoyment. Much like our shower pan, at KBRS our ShowerSeat™ also comes Ready-To-Tile. We offer a variety of seat shapes to fit your custom tile shower needs including a ladies leg ledge, corner, ready to tile shower seat and multiple ready to tile shower bench seats available in standard and custom widths. View All Shower Seats >

ROCK SOLID CONSTRUCTION
Made of solid 3-pound EPS block construction (the toughest in the industry), our lightweight seats easily install in just a few minutes. You'll maximize the enjoyment of your KBRS Shower System with a ShowerSeat™ that's the perfect fit for your new tile shower. Our high-density expanded polystyrene (EPS) ready to tile shower seats are especially strong, lightweight, and durable. The solid block construction eliminates the "void" created when using framing to construct a shower seat. By eliminating the "void", you eliminate any place for mold and mildew to grow.

FACTORY WATERPROOFED
Each ShowerSeat™ is coated with a protective elastomeric primer that allows any surface be applied. Tile is the most popular surfacing used; however, other decorative shower surfaces may be applied as desired. Solid Surface makes a great bench top.

CUSTOM SHOWER SEATS AVAILABLE
We can manufacture virtually any shape or size shower seat you require for your project, this includes radius options - if you can draw it, we can make it! Simply fill out a custom order form (below) and submit to our customer service department for a quote or to order.

+ Specifications

+ Benefits

Why Choose KBRS ShowerSeal® Liquid Linear:

  • Quick and Easy to Install
  • Solid EPS Block Construction
  • No Void Under the Seat for Mold & Mildew to Grow
  • Attach with Common Modified Thin-Set
  • Cut-to-Fit on Site
  • Custom Shower Seats Available

+ Installation

Step 1:

Determine the height of the Floating Bench Seat and mark on the sidewall. Measure down 1”, mark sidewall, and level around to the opposite wall.


Step 2:

Using the screws provided, install the top edge of the bracket, flush with the marked line, bring the front edge of the bracket down 1/8” to provide the Floating Bench with a slope. Repeat on the opposite side.


Step 3:

Dry fit the Floating Bench Seat for fit, trim bench if needed to fit. Ensure the Floating Bench Seat has a slope to the shower. Adjustments can be made using standard woodworking tools.


Step 4:

Install the seat by applying a generous bead of polyurethane sealant to the bottoms of the brackets and the back of the seat. Install the seat by pushing down and into the back wall.


Step 5:

Apply polyurethane sealant to the top joint ONLY & tool smooth. Cure sealant for 15 minutes. Once sealant is complete, begin waterproofing.


Step 6:

Use the gauging fabric (supplied) to waterproof the seat*, coat & embed the fabric so that no white shows. After waterproofing, wait 24 hours before applying surfacing OR weight.

*KBRS SHOWERSEAL® LIQUID WATERPROOFING RECOMMENDED - SOLD SEPARATELY.

+ How to Trim the Floating Bench Seat

Trimming the Floating Bench Seat

You can easily trim or adjust this bench in the field by measuring and marking the seat where to cut. Use a hand saw or other typical wood working cutting tools to cut the seat as needed.

After cutting the seat, you will need to re-waterproof the exposed EPS area before proceeding with installation.

+ Technical Documents

+ Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS THE SHOWERSEAT™ MADE OF?
KBRS ShowerSeatis made of a 3lb High Density UL® Certified expanded polystyrene Geofoam (Type XV-EPS 60) core. The core is encapsulated in a 100% leak-proof ShowerSeal® Liquid Liner membrane. The average compression strength is 118 psi per ASTM D1621.

CAN YOU CUT THE SHOWER SEAT ON SITE?
Yes! You can cut-to-fit any shower seat or bench in the field. After you cut the seat, make sure you re-waterproof and allow time to cure before installation.

CAN I ORDER A CUSTOM SHOWER SEAT?
Absolutely! Scroll down below to fill out a custom order form or CLICK HERE >

WHAT KIND OF THIN-SET SHOULD I USE?
Any quality "polymer modified" thin-set will do just fine. Do not use a premixed thin-set (i.e.... water already added). A premixed thin-set that comes in a bucket with water already added will not cure properly. Remember: No premix! Always add your own water! Different terms for modified thin-set include: modified thin-set, modified thin set with a latex additive, fortified thin-set, polymer modified thin-set, polymer fortified blended thin-set. The thin-set must meet or exceed ANSI A118.4 and ANSI Al18.11 requirements when mixed with water.

Three of the most recognized brands:
1. Custom Building Products: usually found at The Home Depot. (Product Names: Versa Bond, Fortified, FlexBond Fortified and their elastic membrane is called RedGard)
2. Laticrete: usually found at The Home Depot, Lowe's and other tile suppliers. (Product Names: Laticrete 254 Platinum and their elastic membrane is called Hydro Ban).
3. Mapei: usually found at The Home Depot, Lowe's, Daltile and other tile suppliers (Name of product: Ultra Flex 2 and their elastic membrane is called Aqua Defense)

WHAT IS THE KBRS RETURN POLICY?
Standard or stock items may be returned within 30 days of purchase if purchased directly from KBRS, Inc - by internet, phone or fax. Standard or stock item(s) may be returned for credit or refund of the purchase price paid, less a 15% restocking fee. Custom product(s) or special orders are NOT eligible for return, credit or refund at any time; unless the product is received defective or the return is a direct result of a KBRS, Inc. error. To return an item you must first contact us via phone (866) 912-3211, or email returns@kbrsinc.com to obtain an RMA number. Item(s) must be returned in original packaging and return shipping must be paid by you, it is strongly recommended you insure your return package as KBRS will not be able to refund an item that arrives damaged and is not in re-stockable condition.
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+ Custom ShowerSeat™ Order Forms

Order a Custom ShowerSeat™
Instructions:

Step 1: Download the Order Form (save a copy to your desktop) - THEN fill out the form.
Step 2: Attach the form to an email addressed to: sales@kbrsinc.com OR Fax form to: (912)352-4204


If you need help filling out a custom order form please call: 866-912-3211 or email: sales@kbrsinc.com

Custom ShowerSeat™ Order Forms

Custom Corner Seat Form
SEAT-202-CS
Download Form

Custom Bench Seat Form
SEAT-201-BS
Download Form

Draw Your Own Custom Seat Form
SEAT-200-G
Download Form


IMPORTANT:
1. Make sure you properly measure for your custom, we will not be able to return or exchange custom manufactured items.

2. Please review our Terms & Conditions and Return Policy before ordering. Click Here to Review >

3. DO NOT submit "WHOLE" bathroom drawings.

4. DO NOT request a customer service representative to alter your drawing or measurements. ALL drawings must be completed by you.

5. DO NOT use adobe acrobat PRO - use only adobe reader to complete your form. Using Adobe Pro may result in your order form being submitted "blank" and you will need to resubmit it.


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