Are you struggling to decide between a shower or a bath? Thankfully there’s no need to worry: if your bathroom doesn’t have space for a bath and an enclosed shower, you don’t have to miss out on either.
A shower over a bath is a popular design choice for good reason: it brings the best of both worlds while taking up much less space.
It’s nothing more elaborate than a shower mounted above a bath. You stand in the bath while showering, and either a screen or shower curtain is used to keep water from splashing everywhere.
A shower can be added to a bath at a later date, but many shower baths are designed to be installed as one unit.
A shower bath is by no means a new design fixture, but it affords a level of flexibility that makes it worthy of consideration for any bathroom – especially one where space is limited and a separate shower enclosure is not possible.
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Sure, tubs are relaxing, but they are not as practical as showers, which are equally as refreshing. Even better, a walk-in shower works in both large and small spaces, and you can design one to suit your taste, whether it is traditional or modern. Get ready to rethink your bathroom.
Walk-in showers are making an emergence in 2020. With the recent stay-at-home measures forcing homeowners to spend more time at home, many are getting creative with their bathrooms.
Generally speaking, a walk-in shower renovations will cost homeowners $1,000-$3,000 if a pre-fab shower unit is installed, or $8,000-$15,000 for a fully-customized walk-in shower.
When it comes to bathroom renovations, the fully-customized walk-in shower is considered to be the holy grail.
Most walk-in showers are either partly- or fully-enclosed by glass, giving the bathroom a natural and open appeal. Many are designed to be curbless, which means the bathroom floor seamlessly transitions into the shower floor, so you can just walk in. A custom walk-in shower can typically be built into nearly any space.
The other obvious advantage is the easy-entry access. Older couples prefer walk-in showers, and typically opt for a built-in bench inside the shower.
Whether your bathroom is big or small, it can, in all likelihood, accommodate a walk-in shower. Your bathroom can go from blah to beautiful with some careful planning and design, increasing both the value of your home and your enjoyment of the space. The first and possibly most important step before making remodeling your bathroom is to gain insight on what size and style of walk-in shower your space will allow.