Re: 30x30 Fiberglass Shower stall
Posted by Todd Sutterley on May 12, 2003 at 17:10:10:
In response to Re: 30x30 Fiberglass Shower stall
Hi Todd here, I am a G.C. in California and have been asked as part of a remodel to put a shower in a half bath.What I really need is a 30x30 shower stall to make it all fit. The stud option sounds like it could work though messy. Still searching. R.V. stalls come to mind. I'am not sure if that might become a code issue ie too small. Todd : : I am looking for a 30x30 fiberglass shower stall to replace the old one which was installed in 1985.
: : I am only finding 32x32. The space is NOT big wnough for the 32x32 SO I AM DEPSERATE..........
: : THe fiberglass base is 30x30 and the walls are one unit ( 3 side pop open ) which is inseerted into the base and the chaulked. Need manufacturers phone number or location in Massachusetts to purchase.
: : Thank you

: To my knowledge, there are no 30x30 shower stalls made. There are many much more knowledgeable folks that post here; perhaps Terry or one of the others will know of something that is not commonly available in stores. Baring that, what you may have to do is construct your own using tile.

: I'd look at the possibility of "finding" the 2" you need by being creative with the studs. If you have 2x4 studs which are actually just 3 1/2" wide, remove them and replace with 2x4s ripped to 2-1/2" wide. You'd still have plenty of structural strength. Plumbing in the recesses could be a problem, but if only the two sides had to be skinnied up, you could put the hardware on the back where the original studs are. Think outside the box.

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