Bathroom Remodeling:Showers and Tubs
Remodeling one’s bathroom may seem to be a pretty major job, especially if you don’t haven’t made a comprehensive plan ahead of time. Before you go out and start planning for your big bathroom remodeling, it is good idea to start with exploring the various options and decide on whatever it is that you want to have in your bathroom.
For when you currently have a shower/tub combination setup in your bathroom but you find that you rarely use the tub, so you might want to consider having a walk-in shower installed instead. This will make your bathroom more functional as in doing so will free up a good amount of space.
In terms of your showers and tubs, the market is filled with options that makes your walk in shower or step in tub look like child’s play. There are some luxurious and newer additions to the modern world of tubs and showers and these include clawfoot bathtubs, walk-in tubs, and steam showers.
If you want the luxury and comfort of a spa right inside your very home a steam shower is a good option for you. Steam showers are an enclosed shower system that makes use of a built in steam generator that produces water mist which then turns into steam. Electronic temperature control can be commonly found in most modern steam showers, they also come in with fancier features such as foot massagers, jets, ceiling rain functionalities, radio, an mp3 player, and even a telephone. What’s even more amazing is that you can have all these installed and still consume the same amount of space as your regular shower.
Clawfoot tubs have existed for years already, but modern ones have great features that allows it to still be a good choice for your remodeled bath. Modern Clawfoot tubs are lighter and a lot more economical as they are made out of acrylic as opposed to the older ones being made out of cast iron. Clawfoot tubs are a good choice in giving your remodeled bathroom that vintage look. There are many designs for you to pick from and a variety of fixtures for you to mix and match with giving you a good range of personalization options.
Walk-in tubs are great for individuals who question the safety of stepping into traditional bathtubs. Walk-in tubs have a different means of entry by having a water-tight door that opens and closes, providing easy entry.
Even if your budget does not allow for a full bathroom remodel, a new shower or tub can be quite as dramatic of a change especially when you find your current shower or tub not meeting your needs.