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Old 11-09-2019, 08:44 PM
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Default 5 piece shower surround---where to get?

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I have a small bathroom in my basement. Back in the mid 1980's, I installed a shower surround in a 32x32 inch alcove in it. (The alcove was constructed of concrete blocks when the house was built.)

I need to replace this shower. And the problem is that I can't seem to find a shower kit that is multi-piece. And especially one with a top to it, like the one I have currently.

Most of the 32 inch showers I can find are one piece. This won't work, because the door to the bathroom is only 28 inches. No way to get a one-piece assembly in that!

I also want a top to the shower surround. The ceiling is low in this room, and I need to protect it from splash and steam. Why nobody manufactures a surround kit with a top anymore is beyond me. (Are they afraid that users might get claustrophobic or something?)

I've been checking all over for a surround kit (3 sides, a bottom pan, and a top), but can't seem to find one. Don't they make these anymore?

Any help appreciated!!
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Old 11-09-2019, 09:24 PM
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Do it in backer board with real tile.

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HOMe depot sells the 5pc kits....
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Old 11-10-2019, 12:06 AM
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I have a 2 pice unit a bottom and sides , the bottom just slips in then the sides just go in around the opening one side at a time .
The top can just get dura rock and tile .
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My bathroom only has a 24 inch door. I was able to get the one piece 32" fiberglass shower thru the door just fine. Without a top it can be angled and rotated to fit thu. At least it did for me.
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Default Tile is the way to go

[QUOTE=charliemeyer007;19869108]Do it in backer board with real tile.

You can do a tile floor also.

Do you have an exhaust fan in the space? If not now would be a good time to put one in.

If you use tile as suggested always wipe down the tile after showering and try to keep the area well ventilated to control mildew.
I wish you well. BASS
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