Expert Walk-In Shower Construction in Richfield
Setup Process for Walk-In Showers
Here are the standard steps in installing a walk-in shower:
Remove the old tub and demolish drywall as necessary.
If necessary, brand-new wall framing to fit brand-new shower.
Mechanical rough-in, which includes setting up brand-new water system lines for a showerhead and faucets, and/or numerous nozzles, along with the positioning of the drain. If you're consisting of an overhead shower light, an electrician will wire it during this stage.
The shower pan is set up.
The wall surround is put in.
The mechanical final is done by putting in faucets, showerheads and drains.
If including glass wall panels, they'll go on last to decrease the risk of chips or breaks that are most likely to occur if they're installed earlier.
Why sit in your shower?
Built-in or removable seats or stools can add to your walk-in showers usefulness. The seat can make access to toiletries easier and offer a way to shave your legs. Walk-in showers with stylish seats that invite bathers to take a seat and relax.
Richfield Walk-In Shower Installation.
Give us a call at 651-646-1687 if you're considering putting in a Walk-In Shower in your Richfield home. To schedule an appointment online 24/7 you can utilize our online form here. We would love to get your project started immediately so you can begin enjoying your brand-new Walk-In Shower. We have actually been serving Minnesota house owners for over 60 years. Kohler is our recommended brand of bath products. If you are interested, we also set up walk-in tubs in Richfield.
How to Take care of Your Walk-in Shower
Congrats! You've got a new updated bathroom. Follow these steps to remain on top of your walk-in shower upkeep.
- Additional humidity in the shower room should be eliminated initially by switching on the exhaust fan.
- If you utilize a shower caddy ensure it has correct drain to prevent mildew and slimy leftovers.
- Utilize a home made shower spray every day to get rid of soap residue. This will prevent soap scum and tough water deposits.
- After using an everyday shower spray, get rid of excess water from tile walls rubber squeegee if preferred. This helps walls dry quicker, a smart idea if you've experienced mildew problems in the bathroom.
- If you have tile, you need to spray it once a week with a bathroom cleaner and nylon brush and rinse.
- To really keep glass clean you must clean them with a glass cleaner and soft cloth.
- Seal the grout lines every six months, or as recommended by your tile setter, to avoid hard water spots and mildew from forming.
Why Consider a Walk-in Shower
- Unlike standard stalls, walk-in showers do not need a curtain or door to block the spray of water, resulting in a roomy, open look.
- Walk-in showers have shallow curbs to keep excess water from running onto the restroom flooring -which indicates greater accessibility, a huge benefit for those with joint injuries or movement problems.
Why Not Consider a Walk-in Shower
- Resale worth of your house could be affected if you don't have any tubs in it.
- Tubs are easier to bath children in.
- A walk-in shower may deliver less personal privacy than a shower stall with a door.
- If there isn't really a shower door it can cause it to feel breezy throughout showering.
Walk-In Shower Cost Quotes
A prefabricated walk-in shower kit should cost from $800 to $2500 for the kit alone. As long as you do it right, installing the shower pan and doors yourself can conserve some money-- however might end up costing a lot more if done wrong. Having a pro do it will add from $750-$ 2500 depending upon exactly what has to be done. Adding glass sidewalls and doors, which are thicker than standard sheet glass, additional increases the cost. Scheduling an appointment can help you get the very best idea of exactly what a new walk-in shower will cost you.