For homeowners who want to achieve a cool, new vibe at their home, a simple do-it-yourself or DIY renovation can be executed. If you don’t use your bathtub that often anymore, you can turn it into a shower. You and your relatives will benefit from having a more spacious bathroom and help for those with mobility issues.
Before executing your bathroom renovation, there are things you should learn and get to know. It will help you understand better, and determine if you still need to do a bathtub project with a shower conversion.
One of the low-cost options from this project is shower-stall kits. These are made of acrylic or fiberglass, including pre-made sides, a skid-proof floor pan with curbs and a drain hole, and hinged glass food. This specific fixture will allow you to fit your showers into corners and old bathing alcoves.
Think about the area where your shower will be placed before the installation. If you have windows in your bathroom you should stop having your shower close those windows. When you take your bath and water through the window enclosure, there are just so many ways for people to come in and water near walls can help develop molds into your shower.
Mount your shower at home as close as possible to your existing water source and drain lines because it will save you a lot of money on the plumbing costs.
As seen in the following tips, make sure that you implement the correct shower scale:
- Distance from the front of the toilet to shower wall (or any wall): 21 inches minimum measured from the front of the toilet bowl to the wall; 30 inches is recommended.