How to Tile a Shower Enclosure or Tub Surround to Spruce Up Your Bathroom
Give your shower or tub a makeover with tile. With a few basic skills and the right tools, it's an attainable weekend project.
You spend time in your bathroom every day, so why not make it beautiful? Installing tile around your shower or tub can spruce up your bathroom with a more sophisticated look and provide an opportunity to customize the space with your personal style. Choose a bold, colorful tile that will make a statement, or go for classic appeal with a white subway tile treatment. We'll show you how to tile a shower enclosure or tub surround, including tips on achieving a clean look and a waterproof finish. Expect to spend about 20 minutes per square yard to prepare and set the tile, and make sure you're comfortable with using hand tools, a cordless drill, and trowels. Depending on the size of your shower and your expertise level, the project can be accomplished in a few days. Follow these step-by-step instructions to learn how to install tile around a shower or bathtub.