We were contracted to replace a failed shower in this Custom home in Westlake / Lakeway / Austin Tx. When we removed the old tile, we found the tile had been installed on drywall (not uncommon in this area). The framing was rotted out also. We had to spray an enzyme to kill mildew before re-waterproofing the interior of the walls and reframing.
It is crazy to think what some these custom homebuilders get away with. The original shower pan was made from cultured marble. We had to pick a tile that closely resembled their existing bathroom tile. It turned out nice.
See our article on custom shower construction: how we do it right!
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