Home Improvement Blog: A Toolbox of Ideas

Shower Stalls Options: Bringing Comfort and Marketability to Your Home

Posted on Wed, Jul 15, 2015

Thinking about shower stall options in your bathroom has possibly been a dream of yours for a while, especially if you've never been happy with the way your current shower looks or operates. Many aging homes have the problem of basically combining a bathtub with a shower, which makes cleaning more of a chore. In older homes, you may not even have a shower and only an outdated bathtub constantly needing maintenance. It may even be at the point now where your bathtub is so old, you can't use it and have no choice but to upgrade.

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Tags: Walk In Shower, tub to shower conversion, shower stalls

The Benefits of a Walk in Bathtub and Shower

Posted on Mon, Jun 29, 2015

For those who suffer from mobility issues, getting in and out of a shower/bathtub combo can be tricky and even dangerous. Falls resulting from getting in and out of the bathtub bring individuals to the emergency room on a regular basis; this being a common problem among the elderly. This can make installing a walk-in bathtub and shower extremely beneficial for these individuals as it can help to improve their daily safety. However, even for those without mobility issues, but who are middle-aged and are considering remodeling their bathroom, a walk-in bathtub can make a great investment in your future comfort and safety. Whether or not you have previously considered having a walk-in shower/bathtub installed in your home, here are just a few of the reasons to consider doing so.


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Tags: Walk In Shower, Walk In Bathtub

Trading a Bathtub for a Walk in Shower

Posted on Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Many homeowners have elderly family members living with them whose mobility is limited. Perhaps a kid had a sporting accident and needs help bathing.  Maybe homeowners just want to bring their homes into the 21st century with a sparkling new walk in shower. This will come in handy when the time comes to sell the house, because upgraded bathrooms sell homes. Before homeowners start planning colors, lighting and whether the shower head should be a rain head or a hand-held, though, perhaps knowing how Joyce Factory Direct installs them would be helpful.

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Walk In Bathtub and Walk In Shower Remodel for a Healthier Home

Posted on Wed, May 27, 2015

New home buyers care most about two rooms in the house, the kitchen and the bathroom. When house shopping, people are concerned with an updated look and a large space. Blue and pink bathtubs are out. Walk in showers and walk in bathtubs are in demand.

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When you remodel your bathroom, consider a walk in shower

Posted on Fri, May 15, 2015

Walk in showers have come to epitomize the modern bathroom. On the practical side, they simply make taking a shower easy and pleasant. There is no need to climb into a clumsy bathtub. The flat slip-proof floor is very safe. Walk in showers are often recommended for people with balance problems or disabilities because of the simplicity of entry. The showers can be designed to allow for seats with appropriately placed controls and hoses.

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Tags: Bathroom Remodel, Walk In Shower