Replace tile shower with fiberglass. Installing a prefabricated fiberglass shower pan may be a good solution for an old damaged shower pan that is leaking. Install a moisture barrier paper or plastic sheeting over the studs. Install a cement board matching the existing drywall thickness. This video has a ton of great tips and hopefully helps you with your bathroom project.
In the latter the bottom edge of the fiberglass wall overlaps the top edge or lip of the shower pan. Remove drywall where the new tile will go. Mark the shower tile layout. Tile and cement backer board together protect your walls from moisture but they arent completely impervious to the humidity and spray in the shower.
Replacing a fiberglass shower with tile over a. Tiles beauty acrylicfiberglass practicality. Begin removal by taking off the shower surround walls to gain access to the shower pan which fits under the shower surround walls. Mating tile walls with a fiberglass or acrylic shower pan is not only possible but it is a common practice.
Im told this isnt possible. This is not true for tiled shower walls however where the pan does not fit under the tiles. I have a standing tiled shower tiled floor and walls. It is installed in tile showers and fiberglass wall showers.
Vapor barrier and backerboard. Can i replace a tiled shower with a fiberglass shower pan. We wanted to share how to remove a fiberglass showerand do it live. Is it possible to have someone rip out the tiled floor and replace it with a fiberglassplastic shower base pan.