Why a shower
enclosure? As much as we might not like to admit it, every home needs a few updates every once in a
while. Even newer homes can benefit from a few updates that can often increase the value of the
In addition, adding these updates is often cheaper
to do later than at the time of construction, because you can shop around for a better deal since
the house has already been completed.
Even in you never plan on selling your home, increasing its value will make sure
that you have something amazing to leave behind to your heirs. If you're looking to control costs while increasing
the value of your home, you really can't go wrong with getting a great shower enclosure for your
The reason why adding a shower enclosure has
become so popular is because it divides space in the bathroom, as well as making it much easier to define the space
in a new way. In addition, the shower enclosure will keep water from going everywhere, reducing your risk of severe
water damage. Water damage is one of the costliest home repairs to make, so anything that you can do to keep water
damage from happening is definitely a plus.
There are a few things you will want to keep in mind in order to
get a really great shower enclosure that you will be able to enjoy for many years to come.
First, you will want to decide on what bathroom you actually want
to add the shower enclosure to. If you have the budget to redo all the bathrooms in the home, you may want to go
this route, but it's not necessary. In fact, some buyers prefer to have a split shower and bath setup that lets
them take showers quickly during the busy morning rush, while having a separate bath for long soaking sessions;
others obviously prefer combination tub
Next, you will want to actually measure the space to make sure
that you will know exactly what size shower enclosure to actually order. It's important that you don't skip this
step, since it can lead to fitting problems later.
Finally, you will need to think carefully about whether or not to
go with a professional installation or to actually go more with a more do it yourself approach. Generally speaking,
most people will still want to look into pursuing a professional installation because an improperly installed
shower enclosure can leak very easily.
In addition, it's better to get it professionally installed in
order to preserve the warranty on the shower enclosure, as well as perhaps the hardware such as faucets. Some manufacturers of shower enclosures
will not honor the warranty unless it has been installed by a professional installer. A professional contractor can
also speed up the installation of your shower enclosure, which is better than having to take too much time out of
your busy schedule.
All things considered, buying a shower enclosure is the perfect
addition to your home. With the information in this guide, you should have no problem at all getting a great shower
enclosure that you will enjoy for many years to come!