MOSAIC ROLL-IN SHOWER
We removed the ceramic tiled tub enclosure and the backerboard.
The steel baked on enamel bathtub was also removed.
The foundation was recessed to convert the bathtub drain to a shower drain line.
The shower faucet was removed along with all the plumbing.
The new plumbing was raised and the faucet was installed.
The walls were reinforced with 2 x 4s as needed.
The shower pan installation was next.
Reinforcements for the grab bars were installed.
Installation of the water and mold proof backerboard was next.
Followed by tape and floating with thinset mortar and fiberglass tape.
The tile was then installed. The tile installed was 3/4" x 3/4” glass mosaic tile.
The rollin shower floor tile was 2” x 2” ceramic mosaic, the color was Snow white.
Also installed was a custom-built mosaic shampoo niche.
Grout used on this project was Snow white.
The single handle faucet is stainless steel.
Final installation of the shower head and faucet trimmings.
The two showerheads were installed( fixed and hand-held).
The locations of the grab bars were located in positions where the client could maneuver independently.
The ceiling and walls in the bathroom were tape and floated, primed, and painted ( two coats).
The vanity mirror was replaced with a white beaded board wall-mounted mirror.
The commode installed is an ADA approved unit.
The countertop, vanity, and lavatory faucet were replaced.
New custom built vanity and above toilet cabinet were installed.
Accessories installed were clear towel bars robe hook, paper dispenser.
Also installed was a frameless brushed nickel sliding shower door.
The bathroom floor was tiled in 12" x 12" white ceramic tile in a running bond pattern.
The small 24" bathroom door was replaced with a 36" pocket door, the largest possible. The hallway closet was converted to bathroom space making this bathroom about 20% larger and allowing a larger shower.
Note: Even though this is a barrier-free bathroom, the homeowner asked us to install a showerdoor. She was mobile at the time, but if her illness progressed to the point where she would need to ues a wheelchair. The door would be removed to allow full access to the shower with a wheelchair.
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