Prefab shower stalls are cheap option for waterproofing a shower surround. The packages eliminate the work and expense of installing ceramic tile, while providing an updated look. Shower trays often have an acrylic finish which is resistant to mold and mildew and does not require mortar or sealant between the base and the stall walls.
Prefab shower stalls with side panels come in a variety of sizes. Various types are available as well, including square and rectangular, but also more complex shapes such as diamond stalls sometimes installed at an angle in the corner of the room. Manufacturers make prefabricated panels in various sizes. Measure the space you have allocated for your shower and give measurements for your home improvement or bath store.
The installation of prefab shower stalls side panels is much faster than any custom shower build. The side panels attach to the wall or wall studs using only very basic tools. To build the shower walls yourself, you need the tools and knowledge required to make a good tile job, because the quality of your work will determine if moisture is kept out from behind your tile. Painting not require the complicated structural surface that is needed to support the weight of a tile shower.