This post covers: Cement board, foam board, and HardibackerCutting into wall framing WaterproofingLOTS of photos! The Ultimate Guide to Building a Preformed Custom Recessed Shower Niche Other niche building posts: Planning and Design Installing a prefab niche Modifying a prefab … [Read more...] about Building a Custom Shower Niche from Scratch
In this post we cover: Situations where you would consider modifications A technique to check if your foam niche is still waterproofMethod and tools to customize a foam shower nicheStaying out of trouble The Ultimate Guide to Building a Preformed Recessed Shower Niche Part 3: How to … [Read more...] about How to Modify your Recessed Foam Shower Niche
In this post we discuss: How to cut an inset niche into the wallWhat tools to use to build the recessed shampoo shelfBlocking (framing) for a recessed nicheHow to make sure your niche is waterproofTile inside and around your shower insert The Ultimate Guide to Building a Preformed Recessed … [Read more...] about How to Build a Recessed Shampoo Shelf
In this post we discuss: What types of prefab recessed shower niches are out thereWhich preformed shampoo niches are bestShower niche design ideasWhy you should plan for a shower insert before you install any tileHow to lay out a shower nicheAdding shelves to your recessed niches The … [Read more...] about How to Design a Preformed Foam Recessed Shower Niche
Here's the dilemma. The customer wants a recessed shampoo niche. But once the walls were opened up there's no good place to put one. There are either wires and pipes in the way or the stud bay is too narrow. The only good place to install one would be on an exterior wall which would leave a big … [Read more...] about Installing a Recessed Shampoo Niche in an Exterior Wall of a Shower.