budget roll-in shower

This project consisted of the following:

  • Deconstruction and preparation of this bathroom.

  • Remove the shower faucet trim pieces ( handles, supply pipe, and shower head)

  • Remove the tiled tub enclosure and expose the stud walls.

  • Remove the existing bathtub.

  • Remove the existing tub/shower faucet.

  • Once this was completed, we continued with the reconstruction.

  • Reconstruction phase was as follows:

  • Recess the foundation to facilitate the construction of the roll-in shower.

  • Access the foundation and modify drain system to install shower drain.

  • Frame in and reinforce shower stall walls.

  •  Install 2” x 12” reinforcements between studs to support grab bars later.

  • Make all modifications to the water supply lines needed.

  • Installation of the new shower faucet was raised to a more comfortable height.

  • Install backerboard and tape and float with thin-set mortar.

  • Installation of tile on all walls and shower floor.

  • Trim tile color is white 2” x 6” surface caps.

  • Install 2” x 2” anti-slip ceramic tile on shower floor.

  • Grout out all tile work in white.

  • Installation of the faucet trim and fixed showerhead.

  • Install a towel bar and soap dish.

  • Installation of a hand-held shower head.

  • Installation of a 36" stainless steel grab bar.

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Here's the before, during, and now photo slideshow.