How do I replace a shower with a bigger better shower?

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  1. Jun 2, 2012 #1

    deviddiya

    deviddiya

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    At pesent I have a free-standing shower (touching only the back wall). I want to replace with a nicer shower(one that is not free-standing - touching 3 walls). I will not be able to find a shower that is exact size between the present side walls. I will need to extend the two side walls out about 3 to 4 inches to meet the shower walls. What is easiest type of wall to build? Do the shower walls have to be glued to drywall or will plywood work? I am limited on placement of shower due to the drain which is exatly 18 inched from the back wall.
     
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    AlwaysOneMoreProject

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    Why couldn't you move the drain?
     
  3. Jun 3, 2012 #3

    CallMeVilla

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    Couldn't you just demo the existing and tile-in a new shower? Make sure you DO NOT use drywall. You can use cement tile backer and/or waterproof membrane before tiling.

    Good luck.
     

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