Project Showcase: Outdated Tile Enclosure to Stunning Acrylic Walk-In Shower for Phoenix Home

At a recent shower remodel project in Phoenix, our design and installation team transformed a full tile enclosure into a stunning and accessible walk-in shower. Get ready to be inspired by the incredible transformation that can be achieved with West Shore Home®.

Outdated and Leaking Shower

Before the remodel, the homeowners in Phoenix were struggling with an old shower that had multiple issues. The full tile enclosure had a “fourth” wall and a built-in bench, which were causing water seepage and mold growth.

An outdated tile walk in shower with plastic curtain rod and clear plastic shower curtains.

Frustrated with the constant maintenance and lack of functionality, the homeowners reached out to West Shore Home for a permanent solution.

Consultation and Design Planning

Upon contacting West Shore Home, the homeowners were greeted by a team of skilled professionals who understood their needs and preferences. A thorough consultation was conducted to assess the existing space and discuss the desired changes. The homeowners expressed their desire for an updated look, elimination of water seepage, removal of the built-in bench for more space, and improved accessibility.

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Taking into account the homeowners’ vision, our experts devised a design plan that would address all their concerns while creating a stunning and functional walk-in shower. The plan included relocating the water lines to the other wing wall for better accessibility, fabricating a custom threshold, and creating a seamless look by bending around the fourth wall.

The Remodel Process: Bringing the Vision to Life

With the design plan finalized, the remodeling process began. Our experienced installers approached the project with precision and attention to detail. Here is a breakdown of the steps involved in the walk-in shower remodel:

Step 1: Removal of Old Shower

The first step was to remove the old shower, including the full tile enclosure, walls, and the built-in bench. This step ensured a clean slate for the remodel and eliminated any remnants of the previous installation.

Step 2: Installation of Backing and Custom Threshold

To provide a solid foundation for the new shower, fresh plywood was hung for backing throughout the entire space. This step ensured stability and durability for the new shower. Additionally, a custom threshold was fabricated to create a seamless transition from the bathroom floor to the shower area.

Step 3: Relocating Water Lines and Plumbing

To improve accessibility and functionality, the water lines were relocated to the other wing wall. This adjustment made it easier for the homeowners to reach the shower controls and enhanced the overall user experience.

Step 4: Wall Installation and Custom Bends

With the preparation complete, it was time to install the new wall surrounds. Careful attention was given to every detail, ensuring precise alignment and a seamless look. Custom bends were made around the extra wall space to create a cohesive and visually appealing design.

Step 5: Finishing Touches

To complete the walk-in shower remodel, the installers added the finishing touches. the built-in shelves and grab bars provide extra storage and security for the homeowners. Their new shower was thoroughly inspected to ensure it met West Shore Home’s high standards of quality and craftsmanship.

The Result: A Stunning and Accessible Walk-In Shower

The transformation was truly remarkable. The outdated and leaking shower had been replaced with a beautiful and functional walk-in shower that exceeded the homeowners’ expectations.

A new acrylic walk in shower in a neutral design, built in shower shelves, grab bars, and sliding glass door.

The elimination of the built-in bench created more space, while the custom bends and seamless design added a touch of elegance. The relocated water lines improved accessibility, making it easier for the homeowners to enjoy their new shower.

Elevate Your Bathroom Experience with West Shore Home

If you’re considering a walk-in shower remodel in Phoenix, AZ, look no further than West Shore Home. Our team of experts will work closely with you to understand your needs and bring your vision to life. With our attention to detail, precision installation, and commitment to excellence, we guarantee a stunning transformation that will elevate your bathroom experience.

Contact West Shore Home today to schedule a consultation and explore the possibilities of a walk-in shower remodel in Phoenix, AZ. Don’t settle for an outdated and cramped bathroom any longer. Experience the beauty and functionality of a West Shore Home remodel and create the bathroom of your dreams.