Struggling to decide on how to go about with your bathroom renovation? I’m sure you and your spouse have considered the pros and cons of having a bathtub or a shower in the new bathroom. Are you tired of fussing with your spouse? There is a convenience to both bathtubs are great for families or those who enjoy soaking in bubble baths, but shower stalls are also appealing- stunning tiling and fancy showerheads are just a few of the perks of choosing a shower.
Why You Should Consider Installing a Bathtub
Bathtubs can increase the value of any home. A bathtub is known for its huge appeal to many realtors and potential buyers with children or pet owners! Do you have children at home or planning on starting a family? Bathtubs make bathing easy for children and also allows soaking in the tub to be the perfect solution for stressed-out parents. Including a bathtub can increase your return on investment (ROI) if you ever decide to sell. Sometimes a master bathroom without a bathtub can make your bathroom feel less luxurious than it is. If your bathroom is on the smaller side, a bathtub will take up more floor space than a shower stall. You want to be mindful of your mobility level in your bathroom, and unfortunately, some bathrooms are just not suited for bathtubs! Bathtubs allow room for customization. Choosing a bathroom tub to allow for some flexibility, with a range of selection of colors, to foot preferences, to jets, and even lights. It is impressive to see how far bathtubs have come; they have become effortless to customize to any type of bathroom.
The right style of the tub will elevate any bathroom, especially if you add beautiful aesthetics. Be mindful of the elderly when planning. Where bathtubs can be fantastic for families with children, elderly or disabled people aren’t always the safest option. The height of a bathtub can make accessibility to enter the tub quite tricky for the elderly, and those with disabilities may be unable to access a tub. Walk-in bathtubs with a seat can be the more comfortable choice for older adults or anyone who is disabled.
Benefits of Shower Stalls
Everyone knows a shower uses less water than a bathtub. Showers are more environmentally friendly because of the convenience of not waiting for a tub to fill up. Who always has time for a bath? Showers are the more environmentally conscious way to go! Shower stalls take up significantly less space than a bathtub, and in the smaller bathrooms that are dominant features in small-sized homes or apartments may not be suited to accommodate the bathtub. A walk-in shower may be the right choice if you have a smaller sized bathroom. Size matters, and it is essential to consider what will look best!
Knowing the costs and benefits of a shower or a bathtub style can help you make the best decision. In your deciding factor in your personal taste while not impacting your resale value, and keep in mind to stick to an energy-efficient option, and convenience to all people. Your perfect choice will become evident sooner than you think! Fabrizio Kitchen & Bath is here to help in every way possible in your remodel process. Contact us today to help make your remodel smooth!