At First, It Was A Simple Shower Repair… But Then He Kept Going.

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Here's the broken drain where it all started.

Sometimes, when you start a new DIY project, there's no end in sight: You just let your creativity soar until you feel like your mission is complete. Other times, you start with a small project that dominoes into several small projects, and then all of a sudden, you've got a major renovation on your hands.

That's exactly what happened to this young man when he decided to replace his shower drain. Slowly but surely, he found his way to a complete shower renovation. See how he did it -- and the few adult beverages he had in the process -- below.


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He couldn't reach it, so he had to make a few adjustments.

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The pipe wasn't even connected to the drain itself.

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Miller Lite in tow, it was time to come up with a plan.

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He decided the entire room was not to his liking.

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And then it was time to rip out the walls.

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What he found was brick.

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Lots and lots of brick.

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Not to mention a few pipes that he was looking for.

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Now to get to that drain.

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Here's the drain pipe he was searching for.

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He was finally able to reach it and remove it.

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He also installed a new radiator.

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Then, he found a tile sample for the walls.

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As well as some new LED lighting.

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The shower base got replaced as well.

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Then, all the tile got laid on the walls.

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Next came the radiator box and trim.

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We'll admit it, this room is looking 100% better/

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Who knew a drain replacement could result in such a successful project?

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