SHOWER AND BATH ENCLOSURES
Shower and Bath Enclosures
Shower and bath enclosures can transform your ordinary bathroom into a relaxing oasis. They come in a variety of styles and materials to suit any taste, and can be customized to fit any space. The enclosures we offer have a variety of styles and designs, so you’re sure to find one that meets your needs.
Enclosures can also be packed with features that make your showering experience even better. From rainfall showerheads to built-in shelving, there are endless ways to make your shower more comfortable, stylish, and functional.
What Are Shower And Bath Enclosures?
Shower and bath enclosures come in a variety of styles and designs to suit any bathroom decor. They can be made from a variety of materials, including glass, metal, plastic, or composite. shower and bath enclosures can be frameless or semi-frameless, with the former being more expensive. Shower doors can be hinged, sliding, or pivoted.
Bathtub enclosures are usually made from glass or acrylic and have a frame around the outside. They may also have a door that swings open or slides open to get into the tub. There are also walk-in tubs that have an opening in the front so that you can step right into the tub.
The Different Types Of Shower And Bath Enclosures
There are many different types of shower and bath enclosures on the market today. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials to suit any bathroom design.
The most common type of shower enclosure is the pre-fabricated shower unit. These units are made from fiberglass or acrylic and can be installed in a corner or against a wall. They are easy to clean and maintain but can be more expensive than other options.
Another popular type of shower enclosure is the frameless glass shower door. These doors are made from tempered glass and do not have any metal framing. They provide an open and airy look to any bathroom and can be custom-fit to any space. However, they require more upkeep than other types of enclosures and can be more expensive.
If you are looking for a more budget-friendly option, there are many different styles of plastic shower enclosures available. These enclosures are often lighter weight and easier to install than other materials. However, they may not be as durable as other options and may yellow over time.
No matter what your budget or style preference, there is sure to be a shower or bath enclosure that is perfect for your home.
The Benefits Of Shower And Bath Enclosures
There are many benefits of shower and bath enclosures. They can provide privacy, protection from the elements, and a place to relax. Shower and bath enclosures can also be a great way to save space in your bathroom.
Shower and bath enclosures can provide you with privacy when you need it. If you have young children, a shower enclosure can be a great way to keep them safe while you’re getting ready for the day. They can also be a great way to protect your privacy if you live in an apartment or condo complex where people might be able to see into your bathroom.
Bath enclosures can also protect you from the elements. If you live in an area with harsh winters, a bath enclosure can help you stay warm while you’re taking a shower. And if you live in an area with high humidity, a shower enclosure can help keep your bathroom feeling fresh and dry.
Finally, shower and bath enclosures can provide you with a place to relax. If you have a busy lifestyle, it can be difficult to find time to relax in your bathroom. But if you have an enclosed space where you can take a hot shower or soak in a tub, it can be much easier to unwind after a long day.
How To Choose The Right Shower And Bath Enclosure
There are many factors to consider when choosing the right shower and bath enclosure for your home. The first step is to decide what type of enclosure you need. There are three basic types of enclosures:
1. Prefabricated: These are typically made from fiberglass or acrylic and come in a wide range of sizes and styles. They’re easy to install and are a good option if you’re on a budget.
2. Custom: These enclosures are made to order based on your specific measurements and needs. They’re more expensive than prefabricated enclosures, but they’ll fit your space perfectly and offer more design options.
3. Semi-custom: These enclosures are somewhere in between prefabricated and custom options. They’re usually made from fiberglass or acrylic, but they can be customized to some extent. This option is a good middle ground if you want something that’s not too expensive but still offers some flexibility in terms of size and style.
Once you’ve decided on the type of enclosure you need, the next step is to choose the material. There are several options to choose from, including glass, metal, tile, and stone. Each material has its own benefits and drawbacks, so it’s important to think about what’s most important to you before making a decision. For example, glass is a popular choice because it’s easy to clean and maintain, but it can be costly. Metal is another popular choice because it’s durable and affordable, but it can also be noisy.
Finally, you’ll want to choose the right accessories to complete your shower and bath enclosure. This can include towel bars, shelves, caddies, and more. Once you have all of these components in place, you’ll have a beautiful and functional shower or tub enclosure that will last for years to come.
Shower And Bath Enclosure Installation Tips
When installing a shower or bath enclosure, there are a few things to keep in mind in order to ensure a proper and secure fit. First, make sure to measure the space you have available for the enclosure. It is important to leave enough room around the perimeter of the enclosure for caulking and sealing. Once you have your measurements, you can then select the appropriate size and style of enclosure.
Next, it is time to install the base of the shower or bath. Make sure that the base is level and secure before proceeding with the installation of the walls. If you are working with a pre-fabricated shower or bath unit, follow the manufacturer’s instructions for wall installation. For custom showers or baths, dry fit the walls in place before attaching them to the base. Once everything is level and square, you can then begin attaching the walls to the base using screws or nails. Again, follow any manufacturer’s instructions if they are available.
After the walls are installed, it’s time to add any doors or other fixtures to the enclosure. Make sure that all doors are properly hung and sealed before adding any hardware such as towel bars or soap dishes. Once everything is in place, finish up by caulking around all of the seams and joints in order to create a watertight seal.
Maintenance And Cleaning Tips For Shower And Bath Enclosures
When it comes to shower and bath enclosures, maintenance and cleaning are important in order to keep them looking their best. Here are some tips on how to do just that:
– Wipe down the glass after each use with a squeegee or soft cloth. This will help prevent soap scum and other build-ups from occurring.
– On a weekly basis, clean the glass with a mild soap or glass cleaner and rinse well.
– Pay special attention to the hinges and tracks, making sure they are free of dirt and debris. You may need to use a toothbrush or similar tool to get into those hard-to-reach areas.
– If your shower or bath enclosure has grout, make sure to seal it on a regular basis in order to prevent mold and mildew from forming.
By following these simple tips, you can keep your shower or bath enclosure looking like new for years to come!
Why choose us?
PlanoBath, LLC. offers full service shower and bath enclosure installations. A shower enclosure can be the focal point of a beautifully remodeled bathroom. We offer a wide range of Framed, Semi-Frameless and Frameless shower doors and frameless shower enclosures are beautiful and elegant. The clean lines of a frameless shower will open up the space making any bathroom look more inviting and elegant. You can modernize and update your bathroom using clear or patterned glass. Our sales staff can show you the beautiful patterned glass finishes that are available.
Semi-frameless and framed shower enclosures are available in many finishes, including chrome, brushed nickel, satin and oil rubbed bronze. Semi-frameless shower enclosures have a metal frame with a frameless door whereas all glass sections of a framed shower enclosure have a metal frame. Our sales staff can help you pick a type of metal that will suit your style, or that will match other fixtures in your bathroom.
To keep your shower enclosure looking new for a lifetime we offer ShowerGuard TM Glass Protection which permanently seals the surface of your shower glass ensuring that it will not be etched by the minerals in the water. ShowerGuard glass is guaranteed to remain free from discoloration, corrosion, or visible stains for the life of your shower glass.
All of our shower installations are backed by a one year warranty.
Our staff will be happy to assist you with more than 60 years of combined experience. We guarantee that our prices are very competitive and that we will provide you with the highest quality products and service.
Please Note * we do not “repair showers”, we only do new installations and warranty work on showers that we have installed within the last year.