Crafting The Perfect Shower

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					Crafting The Perfect Shower
•   Today's homes have bathrooms that are larger and more practical than those of
    the past. They are now a place where we can relax and unwind. There are many
    ways that we can add more enjoyment to our bathrooms and a great shower is
    one of them. Your shower is the largest item in your bathroom and is the thing
    most people will notice. You want it to provide a relaxing experience which can be
    accomplished by installing "rain" shower heads and many other terrific options but
    you also want it to look stylish. One of the most important things to help with
    getting a great look is the shower doors.

•   For choosing shower doors or enclosures, homeowners have a couple of basic
    designs available to choose from to give them the perfect look. You have the
    option of installing a shower enclosure that utilizes a frame or ones that do not. As
    you might expect, cost is going to be an issue here. The frame design enclosures
    allow for a thinner construction using a glass that costs less so this will be the
    lower cost alternative. The enclosures that do not make use of a frame are
    constructed of a thicker glass to allow for the lack of a frame. As you might expect,
    the cost of materials and manufacturing makes these more expensive.
• But with the extra cost comes some advantages. First, many people
  just think that they look better. They have a more elegant
  appearance and can really make or break a bathroom's design. Also,
  since there is no frame, there will be no place for water to settle.
  This means that there will be easier maintenance and a less chance
  of mildew forming.

• Another design issue to consider is the opacity of the enclosure.
  Some people like to have a shower enclosure that is at least
  partially obscured to give them a feeling of privacy. Some people
  prefer no obscuring of the enclosure so that they have a better view
  out. The choices are personal to each person and, if choosing a
  design that makes use of some sort of obscuring design, there are
  many to select from to give a great appearance.
• For homeowners that decide to go with a framed
  variety, there is another decision to be made. That
  would be the design of the frame itself. Frames will
  come in an assortment of finishes to allow you to
  match the rest of your bathroom fixtures.

• And of course, the actual design of the enclosure itself.
  They don't have to be the rectangular design that we
  are used to seeing. You will be able to purchase and
  install oval, circular, and many other unique and
  interesting designs.
• There are plenty of options available to allow you to craft the
  bathroom of your dreams. Just make sure to do your
  measurements properly and do your research. A good place to look
  at options is a local hardware mega-store. You can also have a look
  online, but for something this important, you probably want to be
  able to see your options in person and be able to touch and feel the
  materials.

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Description: Bathrooms are becoming larger and more luxurious than ever before and the perfect bathroom starts with the perfect shower. Here is a brief introduction to shower enclosures to get you headed in the right direction.