Prefab shower niche have come a long way in recent years. They are no longer manufactured only in fiberglass white or yellowish color, but in a variety of colors and textures, and now also come in acrylic. You can buy as a unit in one piece or in several pieces. Most people who are doing a remodeling job will choose multi-piece system because one piece does not pass through a door. One-piece units are primarily used in new construction projects or addition as it can be installed before walls and doors.
Prefab shower niche works same way as most showers. You have knobs that turn into hot and cold water and a shower head out of water. There is a leak in pan where water comes out of shower and into your septic system or sewer. Term “prefabricated” is used to describe shower house and has nothing to do with plumbing. Prefab just means that was built elsewhere and installed as a single piece or as a kit unlike a shower built site that is built right there in your bathroom.
Prefab shower niche are mainly used for remodeling. They can come in 3 to 7 parts depending on size shower being installed. These kits are a bit more difficult to install, because some of parts may be necessary to cut you have to have installed drywall behind them. gypsum board is used behind or around a shower plate should be a water-resistant gypsum green board call. Shower pieces are cut to size and glued to green board. No seams in these types of showers to be glued together and sealed so that water does not seep through. These seams should be checked every few months to ensure that seal has not been broken and an opening for water to move left.