ARE YOU PLANNING A Steam Shower Installed on your upcoming project?
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Steam Shower Contractor-Thornton, Co
Steam Room & Shower Installation
Action Shower Pan & Steam Shower Company is an A+ Rated Tile Contractor serving Thornton, Co. and the surrounding areas offering steam shower installation for bathroom remodeling work and new construction.
A luxury steam shower installation service makes use of the best waterproofing membranes for a reliable, trustworthy, and leak-free installation of steam showers, steam rooms, and shower pans.
Steam shower technology has improved so much over the years that it has become an option worth considering in the bathroom planning stages of many bathroom projects. Build your steam shower into your upcoming Thornton bathroom remodel that will be enjoyed for many years to come.
When planning your upcoming bathroom update, move away from the typical shower installation and move forward with the healthful, relaxing features of a luxury steam room or steam shower. Custom tile installation included!
We will custom build your new steam room or steam shower according to your specifications.
We remodel & renovate showers including tub to shower conversion with or without shower curbs for easy walk-in showers or wheel-chair access.
ADA compliant shower installation also an offered service.
Here's the process:
DEMO WORK - We will demo your existing shower or bathtub down to the studs and sub-floor.
FRAMING - Next, we will do the framing necessary to enlarge your new shower to accommodate a shower bench and a pitched ceiling.
INSULATION - We will insulate (if necessary) the walls and ceiling to make sure that your new shower will retain the heat.
PLUMBING - ELECTRICAL The next steps to be taken. The steam unit must have a dedicated 240v line to power the unit and an exhaust fan will need to be installed and vented outside. The new shower drain most often needs to be moved to compensate for the shower bench. The shower valves and plumbing are installed.
WALLBOARD - SHOWER PAN INSTALLATION All of the shower pans that we install are cement poured with the correct tile backer board.
WATERPROOFING - This step is the most critical aspect of a steam shower installation project. We only install the most reliable and tested membranes on the market today. Like Laticrete Hydro Ban and Schluter-Kerdi.
TILE INSTALLATION - Most tiles sold today can be used in a steam shower however your best choice would be a non-porous tile such as Porcelain, Ceramic, or Glass tiles.
GLASS DOORS - We can install glass doors depending on the opening of the steam room or steam shower entrance. In most cases, a custom glass door needs to be cut and installed by a glass company such as-
ABOUT A STEAM SHOWER INSTALLATION
SOME THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND -
With the stress that we all face nowadays, taking a relaxing steam shower at home can be a very good stress reliever. More and more people are deciding to set aside a healthy budget for a steam shower.
WHAT STEAM UNIT SHOULD I PURCHASE? - Make sure to do your research before selecting your steam unit. Some people who invested money for a bathroom renovation have made the mistake of buying a lower-end steam unit only to be unable to use the unit for several weeks until the unit was fixed. If it can be fixed. And finding the right people to service your unit is a subject in itself. Some Steam Generator Options to consider - THERMASOL - STEAMIST
WILL A WINDOW WORK IN A STEAM SHOWER? - Yes, it is possible. As long as your window is a double-pane window. Most newer homes do have double pane. No heat out and no cold in.
IS INSULATION OF THE STEAM SHOWER NECESSARY? - Yes, especially when the walls or ceiling is an exterior wall. Insulation ensures that the heat remains in the shower and doesn't escape outside and guards against a cold chill coming in.
WHAT ABOUT A SMALL SHOWER, CAN A BENCH BE BUILT? - Taking a steam session helps to relieve stress, so you need to sit down to relax. One option on that is to build a corner seat or buy a folding bench that doesn't take up much space.
A steam shower tailored to your specific desires and preferences includes a raised bench, handheld showerhead, and recessed shampoo niche
We build and waterproof custom steam showers that last. We use the highest quality porcelain tiles.
Providing you with the most effective and efficient steam shower installation services available, with over 40 years of experience and excellent references, we provide you with the best value on the market.
In order to create a custom steam shower, it is first necessary to remove all of the existing walls and tiles in the existing shower
The steam shower units can be kept in an adjacent closet or we can build a bench inside the shower to store the steam units.
The shower here is covered with a cement backer board.
All areas of the steam shower are waterproofed by Schluter Kerdi membranes in order to ensure the required protection.
The Schluter shower drain is installed and thinset is applied to the cement board underlayment. Next the cement is poured and troweled
For greater control and a proper drainage system to the shower drain, it is recommended that the cement poured pans are troweled with dry pack mud at a quarter inch per foot ratio.
Before we install the tiles directly to the shower floor, we fill the Schluter shower pans with water and test for leaks.
After installing the Schluter/Kerdi shower the tile and grout is the next step in the installation and installed directly on the membrane.
Installing the tile on the shower pan takes place after the walls and ceilings are completed, so the cement can cure.
A feature of this steam shower is the custom bench that houses the steam unit and incorporates an integrated recessed niche that will accommodate soap and shampoo bottles.
STEAM SHOWER INSTALLERS-Thornton, Colorado
In most cases, we recommend a porcelain tile for the tile installation of our steam showers because it offers durability, versatility, as well as bathroom aesthetics to your shower!
The porcelain tiles installed in a steam shower installation retain heat remarkably well.
Another benefit of high-quality porcelain tiles is the ability to bullnose the tile edge for a custom made trim tile.
TILE INSTALLATION for STEAM ROOMS & STEAM SHOWERS
Steam room and shower tile installation can be accomplished using any tile but there are differences between the tiles when it comes to the heat efficiency of the steam generator installed for your bathroom shower installation project.
A quality porcelain tile is the most efficient tile that is non-porous and does the best job at retaining heat, followed by a ceramic and glass tile.
Stone tile like marble can also be installed, but require more maintenance, since they need to be sealed every year or two depending on how often the steam unit is used. Nevertheless, if you are building a large steam room or shower, you may want to select a non-porous tile as mentioned.
The steam shower featured is a 13x24 porcelain wall tile that is set horizontally with the grout lines matching in straight lines. The floor and ceiling of the steam shower are tiled with natural stone tiles. Since the steam shower is small, minimal use of natural stone tiles, mainly on the ceiling and shower pan, does not affect the efficiency of the steam generator in a negative way, unlike with larger showers.
Installing your tiles with careful attention to all surfaces and details no matter what choice you make for an updated steam room or steam shower, Action Shower Pan & Steam Shower Company will do so to your specifications. A commitment to quality and safety is integral to the projects we undertake for our clients, with a focus on quality tile installation and bathroom remodeling solutions for the past 40 years.