Question

What would be the best type of wood for a bathroom shower?

Asked by Alex Lucas

What would be the best type of wood for a bathroom shower? And what type of nails or glue would I use? I want to avoid rot, mildew, etc.

Answer

Answered by Erik Henry

Brownsburg, IN

ELH Construction LLC

March 8, 2010

Alex, is the wood in the actual shower? If so, teak is one of the most rot-resistant woods. You should be able to find a good marine glue and coated screws for decks not galvanized. The galvanized screws are too soft and can be a pain to build with. I prefer the star bit deck screws for all of my shower wall board applications.

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