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Old 03-22-2019, 03:46 PM   #1
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Escape 19 Wet Bath Floor

Like others, we experience a cracking/snapping sound when we (mostly me) step into the wet bath of our 19. We decided to put something over it to spread the load and make it more comfortable.

My wife ordered a Bamboo Bath Mat from Walmart and it fits perfectly. I haven't showered on it yet but will be taking another trip soon. I'll gif a report when we get back.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Bath-Mat-...mboo/551554061
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Old 03-22-2019, 04:32 PM   #2
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You may need some extra plastic legs, I doubled mine to spread the load and prevent any sagging. see here https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 03-22-2019, 08:23 PM   #3
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I thought of that and may still have to do it. The write up says it has 4 feet but it actually has 9. 3 on each end and 3 across the middle.
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Old 03-22-2019, 08:28 PM   #4
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As soon as you step on it you will feel the need for extras, plus the new ones were a little different sized, so I added some and replaced all of the originals so that they matched...
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:02 PM   #5
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Ok, you convinced me. I ordered a 20 pack of the feet without the screws and screw driver. I'll go to home Depot and get some stainless screws.

I'm a pretty big boy so I'll put a lot of feet on there to distribute the load.
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Old 03-23-2019, 06:42 AM   #6
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Do not forget the stainless washers that fit inside the plastic foot head, helps to distribute the weight off the plastic to the platform, I just bought the set complete, screws, washers and plastic feet....it works....good luck and report back.
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Old 03-23-2019, 10:52 AM   #7
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Is it possible to spray in some expanding foam under the floor to assist with support in addition to the bamboo platform?
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Is it possible to spray in some expanding foam under the floor to assist with support in addition to the bamboo platform?
No, and I wouldn't do it anyway as spray foam crushes and turns to dust when weight is applied.
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The wooden bath mat works perfectly in spreading out any weight....
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Old 04-02-2019, 04:54 PM   #10
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I now have 19 feet on the bottom of our Bamboo shower matt. I stood on it and moved around no snapping or cracking. I do feel the slats sag slightly.
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