CUSTOM SHOWERS 

CUSTOM SHOWERS

Precision Tile and Stone follows TCNA handbook to insure quality installs . Our custom showers are built with industry approved methods, not the ones that are fast and cheap to bring in high profit. Custom ShowersNormal showers we use the traditional shower construction method. A tried and true method that when done properly will last decade after decade. As a mater of fact I recently was on a project , installing new floors. The shower stalls were around 70 years old and still in great shape. Regardless of who installs your new shower this is how traditional showers are built. Starting with shower area framed 16” on center. #1 Stud’s notched out to accept pvc liner. #2 2×10 blocking installed around perimeter. #3 glue bottom of 3 piece drain to rough plumbing. #4 if wood subfloor , tar paper and lath on shower floor. #5 from drain body out 1/4” per foot pitch with drypack (this is the prepitch the key to this system } #6 install liner running up the walls, around 8”,folding the liner for inside corners. liner should rap over dam and Custom Showersuse preformed corners on top of dam. #7 seal bottom of liner to drain body, install drain camp #8 flood test #9 Oh by the way did I mention FLOOD TEST!!! #10 Install vapor barrier over studs overlapping seams and liner. #11 Install cement backer units, leaving one inch above liner. #12 Fiber tape and thinset all seams. #13 Float shower pan with drypack (5 to1 sand and portland mixed very dry} #14 Lath around curb with no fasteners on inside or top of dam then float with mud. #15 Tile using premium thinset. #16 grout This is most of the steps involved . We also can use the Kerdi system, recommended for steam showers

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