When it comes to giving your bathroom a facelift, one of the most common fixes can be a shower or bath upgrade. After years of daily use, the material on your shower wall can start to show its age.
When remodeling your shower wall, there are a few different types of materials you can choose from to make your shower look new again. At Luxury Bath of Tampa Bay, we make it a point to offer only the highest quality materials from industry-leading manufacturers for our bathroom remodels—to ensure that your next renovation is beautiful, durable, and stands the test of time.
If you’re thinking about renovating your shower area and are looking for inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’re comparing four of the most popular shower remodeling materials for bathroom walls that we offer our customers—to give you a better understanding of your options when planning your next bathroom remodeling project.
Acrylic & Fiberglass
If you are looking for the easiest, least expensive way to renovate your shower, high-quality acrylic and fiberglass materials are usually the way to go. Installed in sheets with heavy-duty construction adhesive, these shower wall materials are among the most popular materials used in new home construction.
Because they are pre-fabricated in the factory, acrylic and fiberglass shower walls take less time to install and result in far cheaper costs for manufacturing and installation than other shower wall materials. Best of all, they are easy to clean and you never have to worry about grout damage, chipping, peeling, or cracking.
Ceramic & Porcelain Tiles
Another very popular upgrade for many new
shower renovations is the use of ceramic and porcelain tiles. Ceramic and
porcelain shower wall materials are seen in newer home buildings for high-end and
luxury houses, as they offer a very upscale look for any bathroom.
Choosing porcelain or ceramic tile for your next shower upgrade can really add to the overall look of your bathroom and even add value to your home if you plan on selling it down the road.
Stone tiles are much like ceramic and porcelain tiles, except for the fact that stone tiles have more texture. Stone tiles are going to be for the homeowner who wants a more natural look. Ceramic tiles are cleanly cut and are all uniform while stone tiles have more natural edges giving them much more character and style. Stone tiles are usually more expensive as the manufacturing process is much different than ceramic tiles.
Last but not least are glass tiles. Glass tiles are starting to become more popular as homeowners are constantly looking for new ways to upgrade their bathrooms.
Glass tiles tend to be a little more expensive than conventional tiles as the installation process is longer due to the fragile nature of the glass. Glass tiles reflect light very well which gives your shower a larger look while adding to the overall higher-end look.
Professional Shower Remodeling In Tampa Bay
When it comes to shower remodeling in Tampa Bay, Luxury Bath is one of the most trusted remodeling companies in Florida. With over 30 years in the industry, Luxury Bath has grown to over 200 locations nationwide, with our Tampa Bay location opening in 2005.
Our team of professionals is here to help you every step of the way with your bathroom renovation. For more information, give us a call to speak with one of our representatives now or fill out our online form to receive a free, no-obligation estimate for your next bathroom remodel.