Having a niche in your shower can be very handy. You have a place for soap, shampoo, and other items. It can also add depth and beauty to your bathroom. To build the properly a shower niche should always have solid jambs around the side and a sloped bottom to assist with draining water away. A poorly designed niche can lead to mold and cracked tile.

Schluter has designed a prefabricated waterproof niche that makes installation in your bathroom shower bullet proof. Ashton Renovations installs them in their bathroom renovations in Toronto and with no problems. They are available in a variety of sizes and are also available with shelves.