Glossary or shower resealing & shower waterproofing and general terms which are used and referenced in our shower repair pages.

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Finished Floor Level
Natural stone contains natural fissures, which appear as cracks. These visible hairline cracks are formed during the solidification process. Fissures are random and will vary from one type of stone to the next. Resined: Resining natural stone is a procedure meant to fix natural flaws in the stone. Fissures and pits are filled with epoxy resins for granite and polyesters for marble. Almost all travertine stones, a large number of marbles, and some granite varieties are resined.
Floor Level
A strip or sleeve of impervious material dressed, fitted or build-in or a liquid-applied product, to provide a barrier to moister movement, or to divert the travel of moisture, or to cover a joint where water would otherwise penetrate.
A flashing used at the floor-wall junction.
A flashing used at wall junctions within shower areas.
A grated inlet within a graded floor intended to drain the floor surface.