Custom Shower Materials

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by SouthTexan, Jul 21, 2006.

  1. SouthTexan

    SouthTexan New Member

    Jul 21, 2006
    I am in the process of building a new pier and beam home, and have decided I want a custom shower. I am not sure what components I need for plumbing from valve to valve, what materials to use beneath the tiles of the walls and what to do about the floor of the shower. Is there anyone who has been where I am and could give some advice or direction on where I need to go from here....?
  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Aug 31, 2004
    San Diego, CA
    "Custom Shower" could mean a lot of things.

    As far as the wall and floor, proper techniques and materials to make it waterproof are critical. Consult the tile forum:

    As far as the valves, you need to decide what you want. If you are talking multiple heads, etc. you need to consult the manufacturers specs as far as loop piping, and get a good plumber to determine what water supply piping will be required to feed your sytem.

    Any plumbing showroom, or a box store, will have catalogs showing available suites. Also. go to any internet site (Delta, Kohler, Amer. Std, etc) for ideas.
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  4. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    If you are thinking about multiple showerheads, you need to consider potentially a huge hot water tank.
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