Installing a bath and shower combo is one of the smartest design decisions you can make. Not only do you save the space you’d otherwise use for a standalone shower, you also save money. But once your bath is installed, there’s something else you may want to consider: a bath shower screen. These are designed to prevent splashing and make the shower a much neater addition to your bath.
Here’s what you need to know before you buy a new bath shower screen.
Measure twice, buy once
The first, and perhaps most important, piece of advice for buying bath shower screens is to always measure first. The reason for this is that it’s possible to forget about the height of the bath when browsing bath shower screens. So you might assume that the bath shower screen is only 1.4m tall, but in reality it’s this length plus the height of the bath. Making sure that you include this in your decision-making process will ensure you only need to buy your bath shower screen once, rather than returning it for one that fits your bathroom.
Folding bath shower screens
There are a few different design options open to you when buying bath shower screens. The two most popular forms of bath shower screen are the standard straight version and the folding version. Which one of these you choose will depend on a few factors, including the amount of space you have available and the style of your interior. Perhaps a more minimalist bath shower screen that folds away may be better for you; or maybe the clean lines of the straight bath shower screen is best? It’s totally up to you. You may also note that a folding bath shower screen will also include vertical fold-points, which means that the glass have something of an interrupted appearance.
Straight or curved?
Another important decision for you to make when browsing bath shower screens is whether you want a straight or curved design. The model of bath you have in your bathroom may actually make this decision for you, so be sure you know which type of bath shower screen fits first. In fact, in the case of some specific bath models, there are likewise specific bath shower screens that will only fit that particular model. Generally speaking, however, you’ll be given the choice of either a straight glass bath shower screen or one that’s gently curved. Take a look at your bath, in particular the way the shape progresses around the shower end, and you’ll have a good sense of which bath shower screen is right for you.
There you have it: three of the most important considerations when buying a bath shower screen. Bear in mind that prices can also range from under £100 to over £450, so it’s important that you do your homework. Browse the full range of bath shower screens today to get a good sense of what’s on offer, and in no time you’re sure to find the bath shower screen that’s perfect for your home.