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prefabricated and custom quartz/Engineered Stone Shower Niche Size

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What Is a Shower Niche?

A shower niche is a permanent recessed shelf space in the shower wall used to store essentials like soap, shampoo and the like. It’s encased within the tile wall which is waterproofed and finished. This lets you use the wall as storage space instead of having to install additional storage units or shower caddies. They can also be installed around bathtubs.


How Many Types of Shower Niches Are There?


There are mainly two types: prefabricated and custom.


A custom shower niche is generally built from scratch and requires a framed box to be constructed between the wall studs. The box is then covered with a tile backer board that’s waterproofed and then tiled. Although it can be time-consuming and slightly more expensive to install than a prefabricated one, you have the benefit of customizing the look and size to suit your needs.


A prefabricated shower niche is easier to tile, waterproof and install. It can be made from foam board, stainless steel or plastic, and the surface is designed to be tiled. However, they come in a limited number of standard sizes.


Standard Shower Niche Size


Assuming that you are considering installing a prefab tile ready foam board shower niche, the most popular standard shower niche size is 12wide x 28high x 3-1/2deep. This is based on sales volume of the biggest brand of prefab foam shower niches*. The second most popular size is their 12x 12niche.


Stud Bay Width


If you’ve chosen a general location for your shower niche, the first thing you need to check is if the space between the studs will fit the niche size you’ve chosen.


Every shower niche, whether its a prefabricated tiling Shower Niche or a finished niche, is designed to be mounted in the standard 14-1/2gap between two of the structural studs in your shower wall.


The problem is that your chosen stud bay may not be the standard 14-1/2that you or your contractor was expecting.


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