Many homeowners prefer a shower at ground to a shower cubicle traditional style because of the convenience and reduced cleaning requirements. A shower has a glass door, which makes it easy for you to get in and out of the shower quickly. It also leaves you with a less than clean surface. Building a shower is a project of the average homeowner can complete on their own blocks using glass as the main construction material. Instructions for walk in bathtubs. To make walk in bathtubs, place two strips of colored tape down on the edge shower to designate the edges of the shower entry. Because you are building a shower at ground level, you will not be installing a shower door. Instead you simply leave an opening in the wall of glass blocks through which to enter and exit the shower.
Prepare the surface of the shower sanding with fine sandpaper grain. Sand the edge plane of the pan only until the surface is not glossy. Mix a batch of mortar glass block according to the manufacturer’s instructions in a large plastic bucket. Mix the mortar until smooth and uniform consistency. Extender a uniform layer of mortar on top of the shower tray rim thickness of approximately 1/2 inch using a small spatula. Apply the mortar in a first corner where the shower tray meets the wall and spread over an area equal to the length of five or six blocks of glass.
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Set the first glass block upright in mortar on top of the shower ledge. Install a second block of glass beside the first. Leave 1/2 inch of space between the edges of the two blocks, and gently press the second block in the mortar. Place a level across the tops of the two blocks to ensure that they sit at the same height. Set the bricks as required by touching it gently with a rubber hammer. Continue installing glass blocks this way until the end of the first row. Spread more mortar on top of the tray, as needed walk in bathtubs, leaving the space designated as open entry shower. Blocks of replacing glass with a finished edge to regular glass blocks when you reach the designated space for the shower door.