In building your home, there are many things you have to decide on, including whether to get a bath, or to have a shower installed.
Many prospective homeowners are torn on which one they should choose, especially that not everybody has the luxury to build both, not everyone has the money to have two bathrooms in their homes, either.
There are pros and cons to installing each of these choices for your bathroom. Both has got something wonderful to offer.
The question you should be asking isn’t really which one is better between a shower or a bath; you should be asking what choice best suits you, your needs, and your lifestyle. Choosing a shower isn’t for everyone, the same way that bathtubs aren’t for everybody.
If you’re considering getting a bathtub, here are some things you might want to know:
A lot of home buyers prefer purchasing a property with at least one bath. For numerous families, having a bath is a necessity. Most especially if they have young kids or pets.
Modern models of bathtubs are available in easier to install stand-alone versions.
Bathtubs can give you a chance to relax.
More expensive to build than showers.
Baths require more space to be built.
Using baths can waste a lot of water.
But if you’re thinking about getting a shower built, here are things you should know:
Showers generally save more energy and water compared to baths.
Ideal for families members who are elderly and/or have any disability.
Usually more affordable to build than bathtubs.
Showers are perfect for smaller bathrooms as they don’t take up too much space.
Taking a shower is quicker than taking a bath, so it’s suitable for people who are always on the go.
Might not be appealing for home buyers.
Not ideal for families with small children or pets.