Tub to shower conversion is a common home renovation option that can improve access to a room, save a lot of space, and update the overall look. You can create a custom project that adds elements to the bathtub that match your preferences, or you can do a standard renovation that will also update the look and feel of your bathroom. If you would like to know about the renovation process, repair duration, tub to shower conversion cost and options for how to do this, we recommend that you read this article to the end.
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Tub to Shower Conversion Process
Most homeowners are interested in the bathtub conversion to shower process. Below we will tell you about a few steps to follow during the repair.
Create a Project
When you decide to convert tub to shower the first thing you need to do is draw up a project plan and set a budget. When drawing up a plan, it is important to indicate all the details, such as choosing the colour and size of the tile, determining the brand and design of the shower door, shower system, and the presence of niche, grab bars, and seat.
Next, it's necessary to remove all old and unnecessary items from the bathroom. This may include wall tiles, the bathtub, the shower system and more.
Plumbing and Electrical Work
At this stage, our certified technicians install new plumbing and perform rough electrical work.
If required after completing the project, we will obtain the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) certificate.
Depending on the chosen planning and design, our experts perform all the necessary complex tasks of tub to shower conversion. These tasks include wall levelling, waterproofing, tiling, shower door installation, and much more.
At the end of the bathtub remodel process, we clean the room and ensure you don't leave any debris behind.
Tub to Shower Conversion Cost
Tub to shower conversion cost may vary depending on some parts. The price may depend on the complexity of your project, whether there is a niche, whether there is a bench or seat, whether you use a standard shower base or custom tiled base, the type of tile, and the quantity and quality of items you use.
The average cost of a standard conversion tob to shower is between $6,500 and $8,000 for labor and rough materials, however, it is important to understand that individual or larger projects using quality materials can exceed this range.
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How Long Will the Renovation Process Take?
Having made the decision to convert a bathtub to shower, you need to be prepared for the fact that the repair process can take from 5 business days to 2 weeks. The time required for re-equipment depends on the complexity of the project and individual wishes.
Installation custom shower
A custom tub to shower conversion allows you to create an area that will suit specific needs and design preferences. This may include:
- Choice of the shower tray, tiles, fixtures and finishes.
- Changing the location of the soul and making structural changes.
- Adding various accessibility features such as handrails, steps and non-slip flooring that guarantee comfortable and safe access to the shower stall.
- Adding niches, and shelves to store toiletries.
When deciding to convert a bathtub to a walk-in shower on a custom order, we recommend working exclusively with reliable and professional contractors who will help you plan and execute the project in a quality manner in order to achieve the desired result.