Getting into the shower can draw a variety of emotions from a person. It can mean a break in slumber and an entrance into a new, busy, work-filled day. It can be relaxation after an intense workout. It can also be a time when the last thing you want to do is stay in the shower because it’s so gross. I can personally attest to finding myself feeling closer to the latter on occasion, and when a tub or shower is gross, grimy, and stained it is hard to find any enjoyment at all. Porcelain surfaces don’t always get the job done, and cheaply manufactured, textured surfaces can be hard to clean. This is why we try to bring people the best mix of easy to clean surfaces with stylish design. Kiss your soap scummy walls goodbye.
We field a lot requests for work within the shower and tub segment, asking to resurface them or various ways to take away the current, dirt attracting surfaces that so many people currently have in their tubs and showers. When choosing to remodel the shower, it’s an incredibly elegant choice to line the walls with glass mosaics. Whether it’s a solid color throughout you’re looking for or a distinct design, both can be applied. What’s great about glass mosaic slabs is their durability. The grout will never wear or fray, the tiles can be cleaned with a simple wipe of a damp cloth and all of this can be finished after only one day of installation.
Another popular choice for tubs, and to a lesser extent showers, are acrylic surfaces. Many people still love the crisp white look of a porcelain tub – and who are we to disagree? It’s timeless, inviting, and clean. Now you can get that shiny look without worrying about water damage, relentless soap scum, and hard water stains. Acrylic surfaces can be overlayed over the present tub, built to fit the design of your choice, and will be ready to use in little more than a day. They’re easy to clean and take care of, requiring next to no maintenance. What’s more important is that you don’t have to settle for the simple white looks. If you like a shiny finish, but want some color in the tub, no worries – it can be done. Blues, browns, greens, and reds – they’re all possible with acrylic.
So next time you’re tip-toeing around your tub or shower floor, making sure to avoid disgusting stains or dried soap scum and think about the possibilities that both glass mosaics and acrylic surfaces can bring.