Design a Better Shower

Design a Better Shower

Design a Better Shower Are you thinking of remodeling your bathroom?  Have you given much thought to the shower design?  Well, if not, then here’s the time to start doing so!  With a little foresight you can have a well-designed shower that is beneficial to your life style and tastes.   Size Matters There is nothing worse than a cramped and tiny shower, especially if you are claustrophobic!  So how can you decide what the right size is for you?  Well, a good rule of thumb if you have the space is to go with a shower that is a minimum of 60” by 36”.  If spacing is an issue, stand with your arms outstretched and turn in a circle.  The circle is the bottom line for minimum sizing you should go with.   Easily Accessible Water Controls Nothing wakes you up quicker than a jolt of cold water!  And if the shower controls are placed in such a way that you must enter the shower in order to turn the water on, then that is what you are going to get.  So make sure that the shower controls are placed in a location that can be easily accessed from outside the shower and save yourself that rude morning wake up call.   Install a Bench Installing a bench inside your shower will allow you to soak up the invigorating pellets of warm water that trickle from the shower head.  And if a steam shower is in your future plans, a bench will be a heavenly addition.  A bench will also enhance the everyday, mundane tasks (such as shaving...