A Walk in shower is a waterproof shower area that has no doors that you can walk straight into. Sounds pretty simple doesn’t it? Well it is and it is also very practical. Walk in showers often look very modern and stylish appealing to artistic individual who appreciate simplistic design. If you are looking to add an extra touch to your bathroom or simple want something more practical and convenient maybe you should install a walk in shower.

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There are quite a few reasons why you should choose a walk in shower, so let’s take a look at the top 5.


The minimalist design of the walk in shower makes it look both modern and stylish. It can give to your bathroom a high end look that actually adds value to your house. Luxury properties often feature walk in showers which are becoming increasingly popular. Adding a wet look floor can add another visually pleasing element to your bathrooms design.


Probably the most obvious reason on the list is that it saves space. This can have a real impact on the design of your bathroom. With the glass doors and cubicle shower in the middle there appears to be more space from both the inside and out. Claustrophobic individuals will particular appreciate the design since they can avoid the sensation of feeling trapped in a small cubicle. Walk in showers can be fitted into tight spaces which also helps the design potential of your bathroom.  Look around picture it and think about choosing a walk in shower.

Easy to Use (Convenient)

Walk in showers are very popular for their convenience factor. Since it’s already open and you just need to walk in there is no messing about here. Walk in showers are very easy to use and especially useful for people who are less mobile such as older people and disabled people. There are plenty of things you can do with a walk in showers design to make it more convenient, you can even consider double showers if you are a couple always fighting over the bathroom, since you have the extra space the choice is yours!

Easy to Maintain

For those who do not like cleaning (pretty much all of us) here is another reason to opt for a walk in shower. As well as being easy to use walk in showers are easy to maintain. The glass panels are usually very easy to clean. By installing a waterproof flooring you don’t need to worry about spillages anywhere and since there are no doors or windows what is their left to clean?

Good Durability

It’s always good to look at the long term picture especially when it comes to the design of your house. You do not want things wearing away and you only want to add value and not lose it before selling your house. Walk in showers tend to last longer. Since there are not many fittings they are generally more durable than traditional shower cubicles that may have doors that become worn with daily use.