Are you one of those people who are finding it harder and harder to find the time to relax in your hectic life style? This more modern style leaves people just rushing from one thing to the next with no time to have a relaxing moment for you. This just may be the reason that more people are choosing a shower instead of spending the time soaking in a bathtub
We will try to provide you with a few reasons and show you a few of the advantages of having a walk in shower or maybe even a complete wet room. While coming up with your new bathroom design ideas you may want to consult with a professional contractor in your local area for additional help in coming to a solution to your problems.
You don’t want to end up with a shower that doesn’t fit right, which is what happens with a lot of the cheaper units. They will allow water or condensation to leak out of the shower area. This leaking over time will allow for mold and mildew to form in the hard to clean areas such as in the tile grout. Not only will this cause a health risk but it will require additional time to keep clean and will take away from the time that you will be able to enjoy your bathroom.
A properly fitted shower or a properly sealed wet room will eliminate a lot of these problems. Not only is the mold and mildew a problem but leaks that are left or even condensation can get into the structure of the house which could cause the wood beams to rot or weaken and may eventually need to be replaced if they become too much of a problem. So as you can see the choices that you make here could affect the entire house.
Since we have been discussing a lot of the problems that you might see, we will now list a few of the advantages of installing a walk in shower.
A walk in shower in a remodeled bathroom can add to the value of your home, which is especially nice at resell time.
The bathroom as a whole will get less condensation due to the shower keeping it enclosed.
Because the water and condensation will be kept in the shower there will be less chance for mold and mildew in the bathroom.
Because there will be less of a chance for mold to form it will be a healthier area.
Because the shower area is more open than around a tub it will be easier to clean.
So as you can see there are a few things to consider while you are installing your walk in shower, once that it is installed correctly you will be able to enjoy the many benefits.