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Why You Need a Walk-In Shower in Your Bathroom

Written By: Safe Step Tub

March 15, 2019

Why You Need a Walk-In Shower in Your Bathroom


Walk-In ShowerWalk-in showers are gaining popularity, largely thanks to their practical design, ease of use, and contemporary look. These tubs are ideal for those who have trouble stepping over a ledge and into a traditional shower. Whether you want to install one of these showers out of necessity or you just like the design, they make a great addition to any home. Read on to discover a few more reasons why you should consider installing one in your bathroom.


One of the main benefits of installing a walk-in shower is just how practical it is. The ease of the design is perfect for the elderly and anyone who has trouble getting in and out of the bath. There is no ledge or bathtub edge you will need to step over in order to enter the shower. Additionally, the shower is highly customizable, which means you can get as much space as you need in your shower.

Custom Safety Features

Walk-in showers are ideal for seniors and those who have trouble getting into the bath. While this is partly due to the design, it is also because of the many safety features that you can install in the shower. You can add handles for support, waterproof tiles, non-slip floors, and more. All of these features working together create a bathroom environment that you can feel comfortable and secure using on a daily basis.

Low Maintenance

Unlike other types of showers, walk-ins require very little care and maintenance. Because of the minimalistic design, there is also minimal cleaning required to keep your shower looking beautiful. The floor is already designed so the water flows directly into the drain, so there will be very little buildup. This also means that most of the dirt and grime will wash right down the drain and won’t get stuck on the sides of the shower. Plus, there are no handles, doors, hinges, basins, or crevices that you will need to scrub clean. The only regular maintenance you will need to do is to wipe down the faucets, shower head, and tiles, and then you’re all done!

Various Design Options

When it comes to walk-ins, there are tons of different designs you can choose from. This guarantees that you will be able to find one that fits the style of your home. Whether you prefer a contemporary look or a vintage one, you will be able to find a shower that you love. Plus, you can also customize your shower with a variety of design options like a single door, a single shower screen, multiple screens, or no door at all.

Stress-Free Installation

Compared to a regular shower, installing a walk-in is much faster and easier. Traditional bathtub and shower combinations require a four-sided slope, but walk-in showers only need one slope. This makes assembly quick and easy. Plus, this type of shower only needs minimal care and cleaning. Plus, because the shower is so easy to install and there are fewer parts needed to install it, you can be sure that your shower will last a long time. This means that you will likely only need to undergo the installation process once or twice in your lifetime.

When you are ready to install a walk-in shower in your bathroom, be sure to contact us at Safe Step Walk-In Tub Company.

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