What type of bathtub is suitable for my bathroom?

The shower cabin is a very functional element because it separates the wet area from the dry area and also defines the overall look of the bathroom. Factors such as the size and shape of the bathroom as well as the position of the window should be taken into consideration when choosing the type of bathtub. If you are planning to renovate your bathroom, here are 9 types of shower enclosures to choose from.

Frameless glass shower enclosure

Frameless glass shower enclosures are most popular for both compact as well as spacious bathrooms because they provide unobstructed views and long lines of sight in the bathroom. One can choose hinged door, sliding door or double door for frameless shower enclosure. Manufactured and customized to exact bathroom measurements.

framed shower enclosure

In a framed shower enclosure, glass is inserted within copper, aluminum or chrome finished sections which can give the shower cubicle a paneled or mesh appearance. The different types of glass used for shower enclosures include toughened glass, frosted glass, etched glass, textured glass or tinted laminated glass in different thicknesses.

The size and shape of the bathroom affects the glass enclosure you choose. Image credit: Olga Prava/Getty Images

Fixed glass partition

A fixed glass partition can be inserted to cover a small part of the shower area to prevent splashing. Fixed glass should be installed next to the wall containing bathroom fixtures.

prefab shower cubicle

Prefabricated acrylic shower cabins are functional, space-saving, comfortable, look stylish, and available in a large number of options. Prefab shower cabins come with pre-installed faucets, overhead shower, towel rail, etc., while the premium range of walk-in showers may include other luxury features such as a rain shower head, built-in seats, and steam jets. The best part about the prefab shower cubicle is that they are easy to install, waterproof and available in different price ranges to fit your budget.

solid shower enclosure

Create a private, cozy shower area with a solid brick wall and cover it with wall tiles. One can choose a doorless hatch to access the shower cabin or access to the shower area with a glass door.

glass tile enclosure

Combining glass elements within solid tiled walls is a great way to create an aesthetically pleasing shower enclosure that can also bring in plenty of natural light.

glass brick enclosure

Create a bathtub within a spacious bathroom with glass bricks available in different colors and textures. It is advisable to create a half-open or half-height shower enclosure with glass bricks so that the space does not feel claustrophobic.

open shower

Create an open shower area by separating the wet area from the dry area in the bathroom with a brick wall.

shower curtain

This is one of the simplest ways to create a bathtub within an existing bathroom. The curtains can be pulled while showering and opened when the shower area is not in use. Make sure the shower curtain design matches the color scheme and theme of the bathroom.

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