Shower enclosures…which one is right for you?
Choosing a new shower enclosure is an extremely important decision but can be somewhat overwhelming with the huge choice of styles available. With so many products on the market it can be very difficult to know where to begin.
A shower enclosure, or shower cubicle or even a shower screen has one main aim which is to shield the rest of the bathroom from water spray but it will also have a huge impact on the overall style and design of your bathroom. When considering which shower enclosure, ask yourself the following relevant questions: Are you limited on space? Do you have children or elderly relatives that need easy access to the shower? Is it used frequently? How many sides do you need to your enclosure? Also consider the way it needs to be accessed, make sure it is user friendly and that it makes the best use of your bathroom space.
A useful aid to making sure you choose the right shower enclosure for you is the new UK Bathrooms Shower Enclosures Guide The handy guide explains the types available, how to measure correctly for your new enclosure, it talks about glass thickness and door options available.
Quadrant shower enclosures are available in lots of different designs and shapes and are one of the most popular choices, they easily fit into a corner and can be supplied in a variety of styles and sizes, with choices of door openings. A great example is the Matki Illusion Quintesse Shower Enclosure, which also includes an integrated shower tray and Matki’s Easy-Clean Glass Guard, its intelligent use of straight and curved glass creates a stylish impact for any bathroom.
Matki also manufacturer the stunning Matki-ONE Framed Effect Wet Room Panel, available in a white or black finish this panel leads the way in current interior design trends and can be used to create a walk in shower enclosure.
Simple, chic and contemporary a frameless glass enclosure is one of the most popular giving your bathroom a spacious, modern look. In a large bathroom the use of a frameless shower enclosure creates an understated, yet strong, visual impact. This April Prestige Frameless 10mm Wetroom Shower Panel has concealed fixings and is suitable for use with either a shower tray or fitted directly to a wetroom floor.
Ultimately there is a shower enclosure for every style and size of bathroom, and, as long as your plumbing allows, you can basically position a shower anywhere in the room. Decide what shape of shower enclosure, what size of shower enclosure and choose branded products to ensure quality and durability.