How To Build An Outdoor Shower
Choose the location of your outdoor shower. Select an area that’s relatively level; a slight grade will promote runoff.
If your shower is wall-mounted give consideration to the proximity of your indoor plumbing access for connections and possible municipal drain hookups.
For shower floors, walls, and fixtures, choose a material that will endure the weather conditions.
Outdoor showers can be made of wood, stone, metal, or tile. If using wood consider using insect and weather-resistant materials such as treated lumber, Cedar, Teak, Ipe, or Mahogany.
The floor of the shower area can be many materials from poured concrete, blue stone, tile, or a raised platform out of wood. Some floors are simply installed with a pitch to drain water away from the shower area and others have drains installed. [see drainage below]
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