With the hectic lifestyle that many of us have today, and the pressures of modern life, many of us find ourselves constantly rushing around without the time to actually enjoy ourselves and relax. This, accompanied by the desire to achieve greater efficiency and save money on heating and water, is probably the biggest contributor of the increased popularity of a shower over the humble tub.
If you are looking to be better informed on the relative merits of a shower, especailly a walk in enclosure or a dedicated wet room, then reading this should be beneficial to you. Seeking the assistance of a professional contractor for more information will also benefit you in your decision making process.
Those using showers that are cheap or ill fitting surprisingly can experience some health concerns. Because the condensation from the shower area seeps into anything porous in the bathroom, mould and mildew can appear and continue to grow over time. This allows harmful bacteria to be released into the air and can cause many health issues for those breathing it in. Not only is this irritating to clean, further cutting into time that you don’t have, it can also form a real health risk and will curb your enjoyment of your bathroom.
By avoiding the conditions that can help mould and mildew grow, you could be saving the house structure from costly repairs. Timber that has had water seep into it can be subject to many problems, such as dry and wet rot and may even need replacing if the problem is left unchecked. This is because the house structure itself is not immune to the condensation issues that can stem from having an ill fitting fixture. This then leads one to believe that the benefits of choosing a shower enclosure or wet room that is properly fitted to the area will offer the homeowner many benefits.
There are many benefits to owning a walk in shower:
– The shower area will stay cleaner.
– The room will experience less shower condensation.
– Mold and mildew problems will be virtually eliminated.
– Enclosed showers are easier to clean.
– There is a decrease in health concerns.
– Walk in showers can increase the resell value of your home.
Without a doubt, there are many benefits to having your home fitted with a walk in shower. Luckily you do not have to make these decisions and changes alone. If you have concerns, finding a trustworthy contracting professional will enable you to be confident that you are getting a well fitted walk in shower enclosure or wet room.
Emma Cub writes for Liberty Bathrooms on bathroom design. Liberty Bathrooms is a leader in cheap shower enclosures and showers.