What is ?
Put simply, it is the easiest, quickest and most user-friendly way to build a water-proof shower or tub surround at a price you can afford. The HYDRO-BLOK system was developed to provide you with a convenient and hassle-free way to build and customize the shower of your dreams.
Whether you are a Do-It-Yourselfer or contractor, you will be thoroughly impressed at the quality and affordability that comes with using HYDRO-BLOK products. With its closed-cell XPS foam core and its polymer-modified cement coating, you get a fully waterproofed line of shower pans, wallboards and accessories that are lightweight, strong and ready for your tile or stone creations.
Modifed cement coating
HCFC-free XPS closed-cell foam interior. 100% waterproof
|With HYDRO-BLOK products you can build a BETTER Shower System easier & faster than traditional showers|
|HYDRO-BLOK Shower System||Traditional Shower Install|
|Simple installation for DIY’ers or contractors||Slow and difficult installation best left to specialty contractors|
|Environmentally friendly lightweight products with HCFC-free XPS foam core||Heavy materials including cement base and wallboard|
|All products are fully waterproof||Requires application of a full waterproof membrane before tile/stone can be applied|
|Easy to make repairs & maintain waterproofing||Difficult & costly to repair and re-waterproof|
|About 2-4 hours for standard 3 x 3 shower install||Minimum 2 to 3 days for shower install|
|Shower allows for movement or deflection||Movement or deflection can crack shower|
|Excellent choice for RV’s, yacht or cruise ship installation||Can not be used in any moving application with good long term results|
|No additional vapour barrier required for standard shower||Vapour barrier must be installed when built on an outside wall|
|Cutting of product is dust free and quick||Grinding cement or cutting wallboard creates extensive dust|
|System accessories provide easy customization without increasing install time significantly||Customizing is costly & labour/time intensive|
|10-year warranty on HYDRO-BLOK foam products||No manufacturer warranty on cement base/liner|
|Cement surface is true and level for tile or stone installation||Time/labour intensive to get a true and level surface with membrane application|
|Speed and ease of installation for commercial applications can not be beat||Difficult, heavy, and time-consuming to customize for commercial applications|
|All foam products tested 100% mold-proof||Highly prone to mold growth and water saturation|
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