DIY Network

How to Install a Shower Steam Generator

DIY experts show how to install a steam generator in the newly framed-in shower.

More in Bathroom

  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Difficulty

    Moderate

Highlights:

Step 1: Cut the Stubs and Solder

Cut copper stubs to make unions to attach to the generator (Image 1).

Add flux to the stub, union and male nipple and solder the joints (Image 2).

Step 2: Attach the Steam Unit

Wrap threaded ends with Teflon tape, attach to the steam unit and tighten with a crescent wrench.

wrap threaded ends with teflon tape

Step 3: Dry fit the Copper Tubing

Cut and dry fit all copper tubing and fittings together, then solder the joints.

cut and dry fit all copper tubing

DIY Experts

Sweat Equity

Renovate your home with host Amy Matthews.

Tune in:

Wednesdays

10 | 9C

Full Schedule

Was this project helpful?

Don't forget: Read comments and leave your own

Advertisement

Projects

COMMENT ON THIS PROJECT

    

Sign in

All fields are required.

E-mail Address:

Password:

Remember me on this computer

Signing in

Please enter your email address and we will send your password

E-mail Address

Your password has been sent and should arrive in your mailbox very soon.

Not a member?

Sign up with DIY Network to share tips with other do-it-yourselfers and comment and ask questions on projects.

It's free and easy.