Increasing Size of Replacement Shower

Home Forums Public Forums General Plumbing Increasing Size of Replacement Shower

Viewing 1 reply thread
  • Author
    Posts
    • #273405
      MasterPlumbers
      Keymaster

      After contacting a contractor, I was informed that the only way to increase the size of an existing shower that is connected to another bathroom tub would be to run the plunbing on the outside of the home. The reasoning that there would not be enough space to work between the walls. The existing shoer is only 33″ with a total space between the walls of 56″. How large of a shower can be added within the existing space and still have room to work?

    • #287586

      The minimum shower space by NYC code is 900 Sq. Inches 30 30.

      Now if your plumber is using 4 PSF sheet lead he/she can make a custom pan to get the maximum size in this space.

      Then you have the options of either having the new shower body installed inside the wall or flush mounted on the tiles.

Viewing 1 reply thread
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This