More and more people are finding that they have no need for a bathtub in their bathroom any longer. Turning your bathtub area into a luxurious shower is appealing to more people every day. If you have decided that you’re ready to forgo the bathtub and convert it into a shower, you may be wondering what the process is going to look like. Straight Up Remodeling is here to talk about what you can expect during the process.
Measure Your Bathroom Space
One of the first things you will be doing is measuring your space to see what you have to work with. You need to know exactly how large the space is so that you have the materials needed to make the custom shower fit perfectly. During this process, the professionals you are working with will be able to take note of where the plumbing and fixtures are as well. In the case that things need to be moved around during the conversion process.
Choose Shower Materials
There are several different ways that you can decide to style your new shower. Some people may choose tile as it comes in so many different shapes, sizes and colors. You can also choose several different natural stones to create a luxurious feel in your bathroom. Some people will decide they want a more environmentally friendly option and choose to put recycled glass in their shower area. Once you have chosen your material, you also need to think about the pattern that you will have used during installation. There are several ways to use tile and stone to create beautiful patterns. Whatever your style may be, there are many materials that you have to choose from to create a beautiful shower space.
Move Plumbing & Fixtures
When converting your tub to a luxurious shower, there is a good chance the plumbing and drain location is going to have to change a little bit. The drain will be situated so that the water will efficiently move down the drain when the shower is in use. The plumbing may need to be moved as well so that the fixtures are in the right location.
Benefits of a Tub to Shower Conversion
There are several benefits that you will enjoy when you convert your tub to a shower.
– The space will look larger
– You will have improved accessibility
– It’s easier to clean and maintain
– It’s a seamless design
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If you have decided that it’s time to convert your tub to a larger shower, you can turn to the pros at Straight Up Remodeling
to help you create the shower that you’re dreaming of. We can help you transform your bathroom into a luxurious space that is perfect to start out your day in. Our team of qualified professionals know how to give your bathroom a spa-like feel. Call us today!