Supreme Tile-In is a unique linear shower drain that solves one of the biggest problems facing installers and plumbers in construction and remodeling, eliminating the need to relocate existing plumbing when the water outlet is located a few inches off-center.
This award winning product offers an independent base that houses an internal rail system which enables the grate to be in a different position than the base and the outlet.
Supreme Tile-In+ unparalleled advantage drain is the universal, one size fits all design. It reduces decision fatigue and completely eliminates the possibility of ordering the wrong size. Supreme Tile-in+ was designed with functionality and aesthetics being the primary principles in mind, creating a minimal, yet refined shower drain with a straightforward installation.
Flexibility: Supreme’s superior design provides a flexible 8” range from the center of the shower, allowing you to center your drain without moving the existing pipe.
Base: houses an internal rail system which enables the grate to be in a different position than the base and the outlet allowing you to center your drain without moving the existing pipe.
Outlet: Drain base has an offset 2” outlet. This feature allows you to rotate the base to accommodate a left or right position and the sliders adjust to connect the grate in a different position than the outlet.
Grate: Reversible, Smooth surface or Tile insert. Tile-In grate accepts flooring material up to 3/4″.
Size: universal “one size fits all”, visible grate is 8″, and multiple drains can be aligned to accommodate multiple outlets.
Material: 100% Stainless Steel Marine 316.
Easy cleaning: Read cleaning instruction for more details.
Easy installation: Supreme is intended for use with standard waterproofing methods. Waterproofing is installed before the drain base is connected. Threaded adaptor with rubber O-ring aids adjusting the height of linear drain and securing the linear drain to the flange
Application: Indoor and outdoor showers.
Step 1. Have your shower area ready, waterproofing installed and tested.
Step 2. Mark the center of your shower and screw threaded nipple into the drain flange, adjust to desired height.
Step 3. Insert the drain channel into the threaded nipple.
Note: The longest side of the channel should always go towards the center of the shower.
Step 4. Pour a mortar bed across shower area, pitch at a 1/4” per foot slope in direction towards the shower base. Pitch begins level to the edge of the stainless-steel channel.
Step 5. Once mortar has cured, move the railing sliders into the position, each at 4.5” from the center of the shower.
Step 6. Attach the grate to the channel. With the sliders positioned correctly, place the grate over the base and make sure the grate looks centered in the shower, adjust accordingly.
6a. Once grate and slider position are verified, apply sealant around the top edge of the base and thin-set to the bottom of the grate, or remove the paper backing from sealant tape.
6b. Install grate on top of the base and screw into the sliders using the enclosed screws.
Step 7. Trowel mortar to required height. Apply thin-set and install tile and grout.
Tip: Measure the floor thickness and leave just the space for thin set and floor tile, taking into consideration the grate height. Your floor should end flush with the grate.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I only use Supreme when the outlet is off center?
No, you can also install Supreme if your drain pipe is perfectly center. If the pipe is anywhere between center and 8” left or right you can install Supreme easily.
Where in the floor should a Supreme linear shower drain be positioned?
Drain position is determined by the location of the existing plumbing and your design preference. Supreme can be installed:
- Along the wall
- In the center
Does the drain come with a flange?
No, Clampdown flange is not included with Kit. If needed, see all options in Parts.
How do you remove the grate for cleaning?
A lifting key is included in your kit. That key is for removing the grate for cleaning.
Do I have to have the hair strainer installed?
Strainer is removable and optional to use. It is recommended but not required.
If you have any other question, please contact us.