How to Slope a Shower “Pan”

This post describes how to properly install a traditional shower “pan” waterproofed with PVC vinyl or fiberglass. You can DIY this yourself, but it’s best to get expert help. Either way, it’s good to know how to make a properly sloped and waterproofed shower base no matter who does the actual hands-on work. Custom tile shower floors must be done perfectly to last a lifetime. Here are tips to ensure that your custom shower floor is done correctly! Continue reading How to Slope a Shower “Pan”

How to Waterproof a Tile Shower

There are several different ways to properly waterproof a custom tile shower. Unfortunately there are very many more ways to screw up shower waterproofing. Sometimes, an improperly waterproofed shower will start obviously leaking right away. Most of the time, unfortunately, it takes several years for moisture from a leaky shower to start causing visible symptoms like swelling baseboards or moldy wall cavities. This post describes how to ensure that YOUR custom tile shower waterproofing is done correctly. Continue reading How to Waterproof a Tile Shower

Whole Shower Fixing

Sometimes, you need to nuke it from space It’s the only way to be sure, after all. This post describes a partial full-nuke shower replacement process. While nuking all the tile turned out to be a necessity, it was still possible to replace basically the entire shower without replacing the existing custom glass enclosure and shower door. This saved several thousand dollars, which was nice. … Continue reading Whole Shower Fixing

Custom Shower Creating

Walk-in Showers — the BEST! Seriously, it’s great to live like Roman nobility. In other words, it’s great to live in the 20/21st century. This client was looking for someone to finish a medium 3’x5′ shower that had a traditional fiberglass waterproofing pan installed but not much else. The space was converted from a former smaller bathroom that had had a large 80s vintage whirlpool … Continue reading Custom Shower Creating