Sealed joints. When installing a window in a tiled shower enclosure, make sure the joint between the jamb and the cementboard is sufficiently sealed with silicone caulk and a waterproofing membrane. The membrane bridging the two materials creates a stable substrate for the tile.

Sealed joints. When installing a window in a tiled shower enclosure, make sure the joint between the jamb and the cementboard is sufficiently sealed with silicone caulk and a waterproofing membrane. The membrane bridging the two materials creates a stable substrate for the tile.

what a cool idea!  Have your window in the shower and protect it with a glass shutter

what a cool idea! Have your window in the shower and protect it with a glass shutter

shower window--this is what I was originally thinking, with the translucent window on the bottom for light and the transom up top.

shower window--this is what I was originally thinking, with the translucent window on the bottom for light and the transom up top.

I like this idea to accommodate two things in one.  Window plus shower niche.

The Case for Saving the Shower Window

bathrooms - cafe au lait, cafe au lait bathroom walls, frameless glass front shower, seamless glass front shower, shower pony wall, pony wal...

bathrooms - cafe au lait, cafe au lait bathroom walls, frameless glass front shower, seamless glass front shower, shower pony wall, pony wal...

A brass and lucite towel holder lines a glass and marble shower enclosure filled with white marble tiles lined with a brushed brass shower kit alongside a white marble herringbone tile shower floor.

A brass and lucite towel holder lines a glass and marble shower enclosure filled with white marble tiles lined with a brushed brass shower kit alongside a white marble herringbone tile shower floor.

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