Restoring a shower may mean changing the panels, shower tray, and especially the tiles. This is a decidedly difficult task, but with the right equipment and a good dose of patience and time, you can renew your shower at home by adding value, beauty and functionality for years or even decades.

Shut off water supply to the shower. In some cases, this may mean the closure of the water supply to the entire house. Keep in mind that if you accidentally break a pipe, the bathroom can become a real lake, especially if it is a main pipe. With a hammer and a chisel, remove the tiles in the shower and the glue behind them. After that, remove any screws or other projections in order to make the wall a fair and level.


Install a panel of cement. To create a barrier against moisture, first spread a sheet of plastic stapled to the wall, using the hammer and nails. Taking the steps to the shower and cut the panel until it reaches the desired size. A circular saw or a circular diamond is the best tools to perform this task. Make sure you take the right steps in order to obtain a perfect fit , because the concrete slabs are less forgiving in terms of adaptability, especially when working with showers. Screw the panel with screws ceramic to prevent oxidation or discoloration. These panels of concrete can be found in almost all building supply stores.

Place the tiles in the shower. Finding the true center of the surface of one of the walls of the shower and put the tiles from the center outwards. Mark the corners with the chalk lines, both horizontal, vertical and make sure that these lines are straight. Mix enough glue according to the size of the shower and then the number of tiles. Using the palette, put the glue on the wall and install the first tile. Use spaces between the tiles to keep them straight and evenly spaced; do the same with the other sections of the wall. Mix enough grout to fill the spaces between the tiles, using a spatula. Allow to dry for two days before using the shower.