Case Studies

Ritz-Carlton St. Louis Hotel

Plumbing contractor chooses QuickDrain linear shower drains to save time and ease installation for luxury-hotel bathroom renovation Looking for a tub-to-shower conversion solution that would allow offsetting of drains and avoid core-drilling new drain holes, Kent Plumbing selects QuickDrain USA’s ShowerLine PVC linear drain system for the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis renovation. Problem Fall 2020 | ST. LOUIS, MO — As part of a $12-million renovation that began in October 2018, the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis renovated its Club Level accommodations, guest rooms and suites. Part of the initiative included modernizing nearly... Read More

Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel

General Contractor Overcomes Unique Hospitality Industry Challenge with QuickDrain USA’s Complete Shower Solution Pursuit Builders Inc. converts nearly 250 bathtubs to luxurious walk-in showers at Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, using QuickDrain USA’s linear shower drains and on-site adjustable, pre-sloped PET shower pans. Problem PHOENIX, AZ — The Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel strives to provide a flawless hotel-stay to its guests by offering four-star services and luxurious amenities amid the city’s vibrant, downtown landscape. As part of a project that began in mid-May 2019, the hotel upgraded a significant number of... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Houston

International Construction Services Company Streamlines 404 Tub-to-Shower Conversions at Four Seasons Hotel General contractor Turner Construction uses QuickDrain USA’s ShowerLine linear drain with adaptable pre-sloped PET shower pans to convert old cast iron tubs to modern walk-in showers, reducing installation time and labor costs. Problem SUMMER | HOUSTON, TX — The 5-star Four Seasons Houston hotel is only steps away from Minute Maid Park, home of Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros, making it a favorite of out-of-town fans who come to see their favorite team in action. Opened in 1982,... Read More

Hilton Americas Houston Hotel

Mechanical Contractor Discovers Efficient Way to Convert 900 Bathtubs to Step-In Showers at Hilton Americas Houston Hotel Unable to use previously specified, preformed shower pans, Way Engineering, Ltd switches to QuickDrain’s ShowerLine linear drain with tile-ready, pre-sloped PET shower pans to accommodate unexpected, plumbing rough-in configurations. Problem HOUSTON, TX — Conveniently located in the heart of downtown, Hilton Americas-Houston is connected to the George R. Brown Convention Center and steps away from a range of attractions, such as Discovery Green Park, Toyota Center and BBVA Compass Stadium. Recently, the AAA... Read More

Hotel Renovation Specialist Switches, Mid-Project, To QuickDrain Linear Shower Drains at Houston Marriott Medical Center Hotel

Problem HOUSTON, TX — Hospitality Innovations, Inc. provides renovation services exclusively to hotels and resorts across the United States. Owner and general contractor Walter (Bo) Dean recently added the Houston Marriott Medical Center Hotel to his impressive list of completed projects. Located within minutes to major destinations in Houston, such as NRG Park & Stadium, the hotel wanted to convert 400 bathtubs into modern curbed showers. At the outset of the project, Hospitality Innovations converted 175 tubs to showers using one-piece, solid tight surface shower pans, but as they started... Read More

QuickDrain Universal Design and ADA Compliance

Brian Clifford, Plumbing Superintendent  at Relmec Mechanical LLC, has been in  the industry for more than 25 years, so he thought he’d seen it all — until he had the opportunity to use QuickDrain’s ProLine linear drains in 2015 as part of a large-scale project for a major hospital network in Cleveland, Ohio. “This was the first time I had used QuickDrain or heard of it, and I thought, wow, here’s something new,” he said. The $110.2M, 224,300 ft² project added  a 126-bed inpatient hospital bed tower to an existing... Read More