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How to Fit a Shower Enclosure: A Step-by-Step Guide

by E Cavendish 11 Mar 2024 0 Comments
How to Fit a Shower Enclosure: A Step-by-Step Guide

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How to Fit a Shower Enclosure

Fitting a shower enclosure can be a rewarding DIY project that adds both functionality and style to your bathroom. In this step-by-step guide, we'll walk you through the process, ensuring a successful installation.

Step 1: Choosing the Right Shower Enclosure and Tray

Before you begin, select the appropriate components. Consider:

  1. Shower enclosure shape and style (e.g., quadrant, corner, walk-in).
  2. Shower tray material (e.g., stone resin, acrylic).
  3. Compatibility in terms of size and style.

Step 2: Gather Your Tools and Materials

Ensure you have all the necessary tools and materials:

  • Electric drill
  • Spirit level
  • Clear silicone sealant
  • Sealant gun
  • Small screws and screw caps
  • Wall profiles
  • Door panel (if applicable)
  • Riser kit (if needed)
  • Shower trap
  • Access hatch (for waste outlet pipe)

Step 3: Preparing for Installation

Proper preparation is crucial. Follow these steps:

  1. Measure and mark the installation location accurately.
  2. Check water outlet alignment and compliance with regulations.
  3. Ensure the bathroom floor is level and structurally sound.
  4. Inspect the stone resin core of the shower tray.

Step 4: Installing the Stone Resin Shower Tray

Proceed with the installation of the shower tray:

  1. Position the tray, aligning it with your markings.
  2. Seal edges with clear silicone sealant.
  3. Secure the tray by screwing it in place, ensuring it's level.
  4. If required, install a riser kit following the manufacturer's instructions.

sealing shower enclosure

Step 5: Fitting the Shower Enclosure

  1. Now, it's time to assemble and fit the shower enclosure based on its type:
  2. For frameless walk-in or quadrant enclosures, assemble as instructed.
  3. Corner shower cubicles should be attached securely to wall profiles.
  4. Walk-in showers must be assembled, ensuring a secure attachment.
  5. Attach shower doors, if included.

Step 6: Seal with Silicone

To prevent water leakage, seal any gaps between the enclosure and the wall using clear silicone sealant.

Step 7: Final Touches and Testing

Complete the project with these final steps:

  1. Position any required access hatch for the shower tray waste opening.
  2. Test the installation by running water in the shower, checking for leaks and proper drainage.
  3. Make any necessary adjustments to ensure a perfect fit.

Conclusion:

Congratulations on successfully fitting your shower enclosure and stone resin shower tray. This DIY project not only enhances your bathroom but also provides you with the satisfaction of a job well done. Enjoy the comfort and convenience of your new shower space.

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