Homeowners looking to remodel their bathroom often have to make a difficult choice: should you go for a prefabricated shower or a tiled shower? While most shower installation companies offer both, it is largely a personal choice as each has its own pros and cons. Here are a few things to consider before you make your big decision.
Tiled showers have been around for ages and have remained popular for so long – and for good reason. Since they are built from scratch, you can fully customize your shower to reflect your unique style and personality. Tiled showers, however, come with a hefty price tag. In general, the materials are more expensive and they also take longer to install – meaning that you end up spending more on labor.
Many homeowners try to offset the cost by ditching shower replacement contractors altogether and going the DIY route but this is not advisable unless you already have some experience in construction.
The great thing about prefabricated showers is that they can mimic the look and feel of tiled showers without requiring you to spend as much. While it may not offer as much flexibility as building from scratch, you’ll still be able to pick other components such as the showerhead and faucet. You can also choose from a wide range of wall panels – including faux tile to achieve your desired look.
Other options such as built-in shelves, grab bars and even shower seating is also a possibility. Lastly, since you will not have to deal with grout lines, they are also very easy to keep clean and maintain.
Total Bath Systems LuxStone of Connecticut is one of the most trusted bathroom conversion companies in Connecticut. If you are thinking about turning that dream bathroom remodeling project into reality, then be sure to give us a call at (860) 410-6950 or fill out our contact form to schedule a free consultation today.