Professional Walk In Shower Installation in Vadnais Heights
Advantages of a Walk-in Shower
- Walk-in showers are open looking because they do not need a drape or door to keep water in.
- For those with injuries or other motion problems a walk-in shower can offer better gain access to. Walk-in showers have a small curb to prevent water from spilling onto the bathroom flooring.
Why Not Consider a Walk-in Shower
- Remember house resale value prior to converting all of your tubs to walk-in showers. Efficiently, your home needs to have at least one restroom with a full-size tub. Appraisers and realty representatives categorize bathrooms by fixtures, and, in order to qualify as a "complete bath," there need to be a tub. A bathroom with a shower but no tub is considered a "three-quarter bath.”
- Bathing small children is generally simpler in a tub than in a shower.
- A walk-in shower might offer less privacy than a shower stall with a door.
- The lack of a shower door can produce a drafty feel during showering.
Vadnais Heights Walk-In Shower Setup.
Give us a call at 651-646-1687 if you're thinking about putting in a Walk-In Shower in your Vadnais Heights home. To schedule an appointment online 24/7 you can use our online form here. We anticipate consulting with you on your project. We have been assisting homeowners in Minnesota for over 60 years. We install fine Kohler brand products and are a recommended provider for them. If you are interested, we also install walk-in tubs in Vadnais Heights.
Walk In Shower Setup
Here are the standard steps in setting up a walk-in shower:
Wallboard and old tub eliminated.
New wall framing, if required, to accommodate the shower setup.
All the mechanical changes are made to water lines, drains and electrical.
The shower pan is installed.
This is the time to place the wall surround.
Setup of fixtures includes connecting nozzle spray heads, a showerhead, faucet handles, and the drain cover.
If including glass wall panels, they'll go on last to lower the danger of chips or breaks that are more likely to take place if they're set up previously.
What Do You Need to do to Care for Your Walk-in Shower?
Wondering what will be required to make sure your walk-in shower stays tidy and fresh? Here are some standard pointers to keep your walk-in shower in leading shape.
- Additional humidity in the bathroom must be eliminated initially by turning on the exhaust ventilator.
- Utilize an open-bottom shower caddy to hold containers of bath gel, hair shampoo, conditioner, and bar soap. Leaving these products on tile shelves or the floor can cause sticky, slimy residue and mildew growth.
- After every shower spray the shower down with a spray-- either handmade or store bought- to avoid soap scum and deposits.
- After utilizing a daily shower spray, remove excess water from tile walls rubber squeegee if preferred. This helps walls dry much faster, a great idea if you've experienced mildew problems in the shower room.
- Tile ought to be sprayed with an all purpose cleaner and rinsed once a week.
- To keep glass looking terrific use a commercial glass cleaner and either soft cloth or absorbent paper towels.
- Seal the grout lines every six months, or as advised by your tile setter, to prevent hard water stains and mildew from forming.
Why sit in your shower?
Integrated or detachable seats or stools can contribute to your walk-in showers effectiveness. The seat can make access to toiletries simpler and supply a way to shave your legs. A nice elegant seat can also serve as a location to unwind in your walk-in shower.
Walk-In Shower Cost?
A premade set can cost from $800 to $2500 depending upon the choices and materials. Installing the shower pan and any doors included yourself is a money-saving choice if you're experienced in plumbing and framing, while expert installation will add another $750 to $2,500, depending on the layout of your restroom and pipes requirements. Additional plumbing is essential for directional nozzles. To obtain a price quote for your project you can arrange a consultation here