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Old 02-08-2009, 01:54 AM   #1
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I want to remodel our master bath. Its a single stall shower with a fiberglass insert. I want to extend the shower out further and tile it. What is the first step?

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Old 02-08-2009, 02:23 AM   #2
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Tiling a shower can seem more simple than it is. Too many people slap down some backerboard and lay tile, only to realize a few months later that they really screwed up. You'll definately have to lose the existing shower pan. If you're tiling a new one, I'd suggest doing your research. There is a lot to doing it right. One mistake can be catastrophic. Once you understand the process, doing it right should come easily.

The best option in my opinion is to use a product called Kerdi over a sloped mud bed or one of Schluter's pre-formed foam shower floors. The Kerdi is a waterproof membrane that is set in thinset mortar (very easy). You tile over the Kerdi. Check out youtube for some installation videos.

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