A Walk-In Shower Installation That Offers Modern Convenience
More and more homeowners are opting to have walk-in showers installed in their homes, thanks to the gorgeous aesthetics and modern convenience they can provide. Whether you’re striving for a more open and airy feel in your bathroom or you want a quick bathing solution that’s easy to enter and exit, a walk-in shower checks all the boxes. At One Day Bath, we proudly offer and install barrier-free showers for homeowners in Salt Lake City, UT and the surrounding areas.
What are the benefits of Walk-in Shower Enclosures?
One Day Bath is your source for top-of-the-line showers from Jacuzzi®, a leading manufacturer of high-performing bath and shower products. You can expect to receive a top-of-the-line product, as Jacuzzi walk-in showers are:
- Durable and low maintenance – With nonporous surfaces that are easy to clean and a durable construction that will stand the test of time, our step-in showers offer a long-lasting solution for your bathroom.
- Highly customizable – From the color and pattern of your shower walls to the hardware and accessories that offer a finishing touch, you’ll be able to select the customizations that suit your functional and aesthetic preferences. And you’ll have the confidence of knowing every part of your shower has the Jacuzzi name behind it.
- Safe and accessible – A walk-in shower is convenient for all members of your household, making it safe and easy for anyone to enter and exit the bathing space.
In addition to our top-notch walk-in showers, you can expect red-carpet service from the friendly and experienced technicians at One Day Bath. All of our walk-in shower installers are factory-trained and committed to the highest level of craftsmanship, and will carefully and efficiently install your new walk-in shower in a single day for your convenience.
What is the best size for a walk-in shower?
The ideal size for a walk-in shower can vary depending on your personal preferences, available space, and specific needs. There is no one-size-fits-all answer, but here are some general guidelines to consider when determining the size of a walk-in shower:
- Available Space: The first and most significant factor in determining the size of your walk-in shower is the available space in your bathroom. Measure the area where you plan to install the shower to determine the maximum dimensions.
- Comfort and Accessibility: A comfortable walk-in shower should provide enough space for you to move around comfortably. It should also be accessible, especially if you have mobility challenges or plan to age in place. Consider leaving enough room for a wheelchair or a shower seat if needed.
- Shower Fixtures: Take into account the size and placement of shower fixtures, including the showerhead, controls, and any additional features like body jets or hand showers. Make sure there is enough room for these fixtures without feeling cramped.
- Enclosure Style: The style of the shower enclosure can impact the perceived size of the shower. Frameless glass enclosures tend to make the space feel larger, while framed or semi-frameless enclosures can provide a different look and feel.
- Functionality: Consider how you plan to use the shower. If it’s primarily for daily use, a standard size, typically around 36 inches by 36 inches or 42 inches by 42 inches, may suffice. If you want a more spacious and luxurious experience, you might opt for larger dimensions.
- Layout and Design: The layout of your bathroom and the overall design aesthetic can also influence the size of the walk-in shower. For example, in smaller bathrooms, you may need to compromise on size to accommodate other fixtures and features.
- Doorless or Curbless Design: If you’re going for a doorless or curbless walk-in shower, you may need to allocate more space to ensure proper water containment and drainage.
- Local Building Codes: Check your local building codes and regulations, as they may dictate minimum and maximum dimensions for walk-in showers, especially in terms of accessibility and safety requirements.
As a reference, a common size for a comfortable walk-in shower is around 36 inches by 36 inches (3 feet by 3 feet) or 42 inches by 42 inches. However, larger showers, such as 48 inches by 48 inches or even 60 inches by 36 inches, are popular for those who desire more space and luxury.
Ultimately, the best size for a walk-in shower depends on your specific needs and the available space in your bathroom. Consult with our walk-in shower installers to determine the size that’s best for your home.
Can I have a walk-in shower in a small bathroom?
Yes, it is possible to have a walk-in shower in a small bathroom. While smaller bathrooms present design challenges, with some careful planning and creative solutions, you can create a stylish and functional walk-in shower that maximizes the use of space.
Schedule a Consultation for Walk-in Shower Installation Today
Contact One Day Bath today to learn more about the walk-in showers we offer and install for homeowners throughout the greater Salt Lake City, UT area. We would be happy to answer your questions and provide you with a quote during a free consultation.