Shower Niches FAQ - The Niche Man | Shower Niches Custom Made


A shower niche is a recessed shelf located in the cavity of a shower wall, that is finished and waterproof. It is used to hold shampoo, soap, bodywash etc.

A shower recess is the base and walls surrounding a shower.

The front reveal on the shower niche is the front lip, in which all screwing/fixing is done through.

NOTE.. DO NOT screw through side walls of shower niche. ! This can encourage unwelcome leakage problems in niche.

No, The Niche Man shower niches are made from a high density, closed cell, polyurethane panel which has it’s own insulating properties.

Yes. A lintel is always required above the shower niche, ven if you have solid brick walls. The niche man shower niches are NOT load bearing.

Yes… all of the Niche Man shower niches are delivered ready to install and tile straight away, no extra waterproofing required.

A shower caddy is bought from a retailer and hangs over your shower head or tap ware. They are ugly, unstable and go rusty!

The Niche Man shower niche or shower recess are made from 100% waterproof, high density, closed cell polyurethane panel.

Only the outdoor niches. All wet area niches must be tiled to comply with building regulations.

Yes! The Niche Man supply a 200 x 200mm foot niche, ideal to rest your foot in.

Simply order online through our website or call David 0438 751456.

The Niche Man design long rectangular shower niches which can have one or multiple glass shelving in them for storing your shampoo bottles and bodywashes, razors etc.

The Niche man recommends the shower niche or shower recess be installed at the time when the bathroom or shower is being lined with Villa board or Water Resistant plaster.

Polyurethane adheasive or Polyurethane sealant must be used to install your shower niche, bathroom or outdoor niche.

The Niche Man recommends any size! As the Niche Man custom build all their niches to their customers requirements ie. tile size, shampoo and body wash bottle size.

Yes, we can supply the LED strip lighting, aluminum channel, and LED driver for your shower niche. However, Installation of you Led strip lighting and driver MUST BE DONE BY A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN.

Unfortunately, at this stage we don’t deliver niches worldwide, we only deliver Australia wide… but watch this space?