Merely having a small bathtub in a home is simply not acceptable for most buyers. As quaint as the idea is, most people prefer to have the more time efficient walk in shower at their every day disposal. Unfortunately, showers can be difficult for many to install. However, if you can side step the tricky parts of the plumbing (which can be done by a novice, but should be done by someone with a bit more experience), the use of simple shower kits can help anyone bring their bathroom up to more modern standards.
Shower kits (more commonly called Shower Modules) are basic packages that are sufficient for you to construct a shower stall in your bathroom. The most basic kits are simply what one would consider the walk in shower enclosure – the walls, the shower base, and the shower door. One must conduct their own demolition before installing, and having the plumbing ready for the drain and the shower head is a must. More expensive modules actually include the various shower fixtures, though it is often wise to look for these separately. This is not to say that these kits do not come with great fixtures (they do!), but finding a kit with both the right bones and the right fixtures can make one’s search even more time consuming.
Shower kits are a great way for any construction novice to install a shower in their home. Rather than dealing with the raw materials, one can simply use these pre-packaged sets to put together a walk in shower that anyone would be proud of. Be prepared to spend significant time with the bathroom plumbing, especially if you are new to it, but the actual installation of the kit is not terribly difficult. Take your time, find the right spot, and you too can add this great selling point to your home.