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How to Waterproof a Shower: 13 Steps (with Pictures) – wikiHow

Wiki: How to Waterproof a Shower

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Last Updated: March 29, 2019 References

It may sound funny, but waterproofing is a crucial first step when installing a new shower. The idea is to create a watertight seal around the stall that will keep draining water from leaking into the tiny crevices around the wall joints and floorboards and causing rot and other structural issues. After building or stripping the walls of the shower, you can utilize a combination of liquid waterproofing adhesive and tightly woven reinforcing membrane to make the area surrounding your shower immune to water damage.

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