Schluter®-SHELF-N is a wall storage system available in brushed stainless steel or aluminum in a range of textured color-coated finishes including stone grey, cream, greige, bronze, matte black, and matte white. The shelves are 5/32″ (4 mm) -thick and feature designs coordinating with the KERDI-DRAIN and KERDI-LINE drain grates. They can be used in showers and other tiled wall applications (e.g., kitchens and baths). SHELF-N is a rectangular shelf that fits the prefabricated Schluter®-KERDI-BOARD-SN shower niche. It is installed in conjunction with the tile. Schluter®-SHELF-N is a rectangular shelf that fits the prefabricated Schluter®-KERDI-BOARD-SN shower niche.
Schluter®-SHELF-N requires no special maintenance or care and is resistant to mold and fungi. Clean shelves periodically using neutral cleaning agents. Avoid the use of strong acids (e.g., hydrochloric, hydrofluoric) and bases/alkaline cleaners (e.g., bleach, ammonia, chlorides). Do not use abrasive cleaning agents and tools. Even stainless steel requires periodic cleaning, which will maintain a neat appearance and reduce the risk of corrosion. Stainless steel surfaces develop a sheen when treated with a chrome-polishing agent.
1. Install the tile up to the joint where the SHELF-N will be placed.
2. Place the SHELF-N on the tiles with the rounded edges facing the inside of the niche.
3. After the grout has set, seal the joint between the SHELF-N and the wall tile on the top and bottom surfaces with sealant that is suitable for the application (e.g., silicone.)
4. Allow the sealant to cure prior to using the SHELF-N.
What is the maximum load rating for the different shelves? Can I use a SHELF as a foot support while I’m shaving my legs in the shower?
We have designed and tested the shelves to ensure that they are suitable for the intended use...Read more
Is there a minimum required tile thickness for applications using the SHELF-N niche shelves?
No, applications using SHELF-N in the Schluter®-KERDI-BOARD-SN shower niche can incorporate any thickness tile.
How do I care for my SHELF?
Schluter®-SHELF doesn’t require any special maintenance...Read more
Do I have to apply sealant at the shelf-to-wall transitions or can I use grout instead?
The use of sealant at these transitions is required for two purposes. First, the material actually seals...Read more
What kind of sealant should I use?
In showers and bathtub surrounds we recommend that the sealant be designated...Read more
How to install Schluter®-SHELF-N
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