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  1. Uneven walls means the prefab steel niche doesn't fit. Now what?

    Building & Construction
    Cement board went up in my bathroom and a hole was cut for the prefabricated niche. Now I have the niche (steel, 14x36") in hand and it doesn't fit. The niche flange is sitting at least 1/4" proud of cement board, though it should have been the right depth. Confused as to how this could be...
  2. Pre-fab Shower Niche

    Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hello everyone, Looking to update bathroom tub enclosure and add a pre-fab shower niche. Wanted to hear some recommendations and/or useful experiences with different brands or install types (flush or top). I will have the walls down to studs so I understand I can build, however the wall is...
  3. Niche - Post your niche photos

    Remodeling
    I have done alot of niche's in the recent and it is becoming a lot more popular. Just want to see some of the work that others have done or have had done. This is one of my I fav's I did.
  4. Shower pre-slope and pan questions

    Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I am converting a tub to shower and have a few questions.... PLAN slip sheet , wire mesh w/ mud for pre-slope & Red guard for pan. Backer board on walls w/ niches (not prefab) and a Better bench. 4x4x16 cmu w/ 2" cap for curb. QUESTIONS * re: mesh for pre-slope- Can i use "hardware cloth" 19...
  5. Vapor Barrier w/ niches

    Remodeling
    I have read through previous posts but am still unsure on how to affix a 6 mil vapor barrier in a shower when there are recessed niches. If I cut out & affix it around the niche wont that cause a breach? Can someone please shed some light on this for me? Thank you.
  6. Back lighting a shower shampoo niche

    Project Showcase
    I building a light feature into my daughters North Vancouver Bathroom Tub Shower. The light feature will double as a shampoo niche for my three girls. It has be a lot of fun to build and it looks amazing at night. Right now it's my portable LED Shop Light in behind but when funds arrive I...
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