For some homeowners, it can be hard to plan for home renovation projects, especially for bathroom improvements, with all the viable choices. If you’re stuck between choosing a prefabricated shower system and a tiled shower, we can help you decide which is suitable for your home.
Prefabricated Shower System
The prefabricated shower system is mass-produced in factories, usually made of fiberglass or acrylic kits. They come in one or several pieces, including a shower pan and a few solid wall panels. They are now gaining popularity for their wide variety of textures, colors and shapes. Generally, DIY enthusiasts prefer prefabricated shower units because, even with moderate skills, they are easy enough to install in just a day. They are lightweight, inexpensive and easy to maintain.
However, most of the affordable prefabricated shower units are limited in size. Precise measurements for upper-end units can be expensive. They are not recommended by some because, other than they are not environmentally friendly, they are also seen as low value and do not benefit your home resale value.
Tiled showers have been a staple for homeowners. You have unlimited design options for tiled showers, with infinite choices of ceramic and porcelain tiles. You can opt for custom-made tiles that are often made of recycled materials, making them environmentally friendly. You don’t have to worry about your bathroom’s size as tiles can fit any space. In addition to the long list of its advantages, tiled showers also increase your home’s resale value.
There are some cons, too, to choosing tiled showers. You should consider that they are labor-intensive, requiring more than a few days to complete. It costs more compared to prefabricated shower units as tiles can be expensive, and you’ll be needing professionals to install the tiles. Tiled showers also require more maintenance and cleaning to prevent mildew on the grout lines.
Among dozens of bathtub installation contractors, Elite Bathrooms LuxStone of Long Island is the one you can trust. They offer quality LuxStone shower systems. Call us at [company_number], or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment.