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Install and seal a shower cubicle

Changing the look of your bathroom is faster than ever.

Learning how to install a shower cubicle may seem complicated. But the truth is, you can do it without having to use a drill. Follow these simple steps to build your own shower.

 

WHAT YOU NEED

MATERIALS

- Construction adhesive (e.g. UniBond One For All)
- Tiles

TOOLS

- Kitchen cleaner
- Paper towel
- Cutting board
- Cutter knife
- Cartridge gun
- Waste box

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Get the Materials

You will need construction adhesive (e.g. UniBond One For All), kitchen cleaner, paper towel, a cutting board, a cutter knife, a cartridge gun and a waste box.

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STEP 1

Clean the surface

To ensure effective product adhesion, clean the surface where the product will be applied.

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STEP 2

Prepare the product

Take the cartridge and put the tip onto a stabilised piece of wood and cut it. Then screw the nozzle onto the cartridge, place it on the piece of wood and cut the nozzle, leaving a diameter of around 6 mm.

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STEP 3

Apply the product

Apply beads of construction adhesive (e.g. UniBond One For All) and avoid flattening them by pressing too hard. Using the same speed and pressure, apply the adhesive evenly over the area.

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STEP 4

Glue the shower cubicle to the floor

Place the shower cubicle on the floor and press gently.

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STEP 5

Clean the tiles and the wall

Before applying the tiles to the wall, make sure you clean them and the wall with a cloth.

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STEP 6

Apply the product to the tiles

Apply continuous beads of construction adhesive to the tiles and avoid flattening them by pressing too hard.

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STEP 7

Glue the tiles to the wall

Glue the tiles on the wall and press gently. Check the final position to make sure they are aligned.

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STEP 8

Prepare the adhesion on the metal shower bar

Now clean the metal shower bar. Toothpicks can be used to speed up the curing of the construction adhesive (e.g. UniBond One For All). Soak them in water before placing them on the metal bar.

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STEP 9

Apply the product

Apply construction adhesive on the back of the tiles you are going to glue on the shower cubicle. Place them and press gently.

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STEP 10

Stick it to the wall

Stick the metal bar to the wall and press gently.

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STEP 11

Smooth the product

Smooth the construction adhesive with a moistened finger or a smoothing tool.

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STEP 12

Stick the tiles to the cubicle

Apply construction adhesive to the back of the tiles you are going to stick on the shower cubicle. Place them and press gently.

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STEP 13

Install the shower doors

To finish, insert the shower doors onto the metal bar.

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STEP 14

It’s done!

Check the final position, and it’s done! Now that you’ve learnt how to install a shower cubicle, it will make your showers much better. For a perfect bathroom, find out how to fix your towel holder.

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