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How to Build a Fiberglass Shower Base

How to Build a Fiberglass Shower Base
Fiberglass shower bases, which are the bottom sections of single showers, are constructed by applying layers of fiberglass mat and resin to the surface of a mold. The fiberglass will form to the mold and become an exact replica. Also the mold get's a

How to Install a Corner Shower on Top of a Tile Floor

How to Install a Corner Shower on Top of a Tile Floor
You can have a tray design with a fully enclosed shower cubicle or a corner bath with side panels and a shower screen. You can install both on top of a tiled floor. It is best to choose a shower with adjustable legs so it simply sits on top of the ti

How to Install a Tile Shower Corner Shelf

How to Install a Tile Shower Corner Shelf
Installing an attractive, matching tile shelf in your shower will add space to your project. Building the tile corner shelf into the wall itself as you tile the rest of the shower's surface is the simplest and most durable way to add this feature. By

How to Install a Florestone Shower Pan

How to Install a Florestone Shower Pan
Florestone shower pans don't require traditional drain installation. The shower pans come with the drain molded into them, and the company also provides a self-sealing part. Florestone pans connect to the pipe and seal in the space between the pan an

How to Install a Fiberglass Shower and Tub Surrounds

How to Install a Fiberglass Shower and Tub Surrounds
A fiberglass tub surround fits over the walls surrounding your tub or shower pan. The fiberglass acts as a barrier to the moisture produced by the shower, protecting the walls from rot. A shower or tub surround typically comes in three pieces, each o

How to Install a Shower Base With Tile Walls

How to Install a Shower Base With Tile Walls
Because a shower enclosure is a wet installation, it is important that no shortcuts are taken with any part of the installation.Prefabricated bases comes in a variety of materials, including cast polymer, molded plastic, poured masonry and solid-surf

How to install shower pan liners

How to install shower pan liners
The first step to installing a shower pan or tray is making sure to lay down a solid, waterproof liner. A shower pan liner prevents water from leaking into the bathroom walls. Flexible shower pan liners are made from a rubber like material. They are

How to Install a Tub and Shower Around Existing Window

How to Install a Tub and Shower Around Existing Window
If you are remodeling an older home, knowing how to install a tub and shower around an existing window, can mean an extra bathroom in your home. The natural lighting provided by a window in your shower can help save a little money on your electric bi

How to Install a Shower

How to Install a Shower
Edit Article Once your plumbing is installed, putting in a shower is a good project to do yourself in a new home construction. You can learn to prepare the space for installation and approach the work of putting in a variety of different showers. Whe

How to Install Cement Board Around a Shower Valve

How to Install Cement Board Around a Shower Valve
Cement board, also called backer board, is similar to drywall except the interior consists of cement, and the outer covering is water resistant. Cement board is the base material for tile surfaces, especially those in bathroom shower areas. When ceme

How to Clean & Restore a Worn Fiberglass Shower Base

How to Clean & Restore a Worn Fiberglass Shower Base
Fiberglass showers provide an affordable, yet durable, alternative to other materials such as cast iron or ceramic tile. Fiberglass shower bases are available in an endless variety of colors and shapes to fit any bathroom. This glass and resin-based

The Best Materials for a Shower Base

The Best Materials for a Shower Base
When you are looking for the right shower flooring, there are many brands and products to choose from. Pick an option based on how many people use the shower and the material used to cover the walls. You want the flooring to be consistent and work in

How to Install a Gas Fireplace

How to Install a Gas Fireplace
Edit Article Gas fireplaces generate instant and economical heat with the flip of a switch, unlike messy and inefficient wood burning fireplaces.[1] Even better, with a direct-vent gas fireplace no sizable chimney is required, making it possible to i

How to Replace a Fiberglass Shower

How to Replace a Fiberglass Shower
Edit Article Installing a prefabricated fiberglass shower pan may be a good solution for an old, damaged shower pan that is leaking. A new fiberglass shower can also give a bathroom a fresh look. Here's how to replace a fiberglass shower.StepsBegin r

How to Install RAM

How to Install RAM
Edit Article Has your computer started to feel a little sluggish? Maybe it's not performing like it used to, or can't keep up with the latest software? Upgrading your RAM (Random Access Memory) is one of the simplest and cheapest ways to quickly impr

How to install laminate wood flooring on concrete

How to install laminate wood flooring on concrete
Laminate flooring is an inexpensive alternative to hardwood and tiled flooring. When installing laminate on a concrete subfloor, certain precautions must be taken in order to avoid damage and/or uneven flooring. With the proper tools, laminate floors

How to Install Hurricane Shutters

How to Install Hurricane Shutters
Edit Article You need to have adequate protection when you live in coastal areas. Having the proper equipment can help guard your house and the possessions inside from hurricane and tropical force winds. This article will tell you how to install hurr

How to Install Vista Home Premium

How to Install Vista Home Premium
Edit Article This is a step by step guide on how to install Windows Vista Home Premium.StepsPlace Windows Vista DVD in your DVD-Rom drive and start your PC. Windows Vista will start to boot up and you will get the following progress bar.Set up your l

How to Install Software on a Mac

How to Install Software on a Mac
Edit Article So you've got a Mac, it's got so many cool programs out-of-the-box but you've got to have another program. But how do you install this sweet piece of a software on your Mac? This article gives you the three main ways applications can be

How to Install a Timer Switch

How to Install a Timer Switch
The job of a timer switch is pretty much self-explanatory. It is a switch that is controlled by a built-in timer. Timer switches work great in areas where you do not expect to stay very long, like in a storage closet or small basement. They are also
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