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When it comes to shower and bath units a bathroom is often one of the smallest rooms in the house. Whilst this may be the case it is very important to make the most of the space available. A bathroom does not have to be just for bathing and washing; it can be used for other activities too. Some of the smaller bathroom units can actually be converted into an office or bedroom, making them ideal for those who lead busy lives.

One of the great things about fitting a shower enclosure is the cost. In many cases all you need to change the whole shower enclosure is the tap and shower head. These changes however can sometimes be expensive, especially if you are going to hire someone to fit it. However, by looking around and doing a little research you could find that the cost of changing everything is greatly reduced. You might need to replace old shower curtains or invest in brand new ones, but these are all things that can be replaced quite easily.

The first thing you will need to decide is what type of transformation you want to make. Are you going to fit a new sink, bath, shower, and toilets? Alternatively perhaps you would like to add a new toilet and sink. Whatever your decision, you can work out how much space you have inside the bathroom and work with what you have. If you have a small bathroom then going for a complete bathroom makeover may not be the best idea, especially if your bathroom is quite small.

There are some great looking shower enclosures available on the market. By looking at the different styles and designs you can work out the best type of enclosure that suits your needs. A shower enclosure can be made from a variety of materials including glass and wood. In addition to the glass and wood there are other materials that can be used in the design of a shower enclosure, including steel. As well as all the different material options, there are also a range of shower enclosures that can be custom built to suit the style of the room it is being installed in.

Once you have decided on the type of enclosure you want and worked out what space you have within the bathroom to work with, it is time to choose the shower unit. This should match the style of the shower enclosure, for example a glass or steel enclosure will work with any type of shower. You can then look at installing a shower fixture and pipework in place. It may be an alternative to fitting a shower enclosure. In this case you can consider installing a shower head or you can just place a shower tray onto the floor.

When fitting a shower and toilet together you can incorporate some very clever ideas. One idea is to fit a large shower enclosure on one side of the bathroom and a larger toilet on the opposite wall. This way you get the two rooms combined and you can have the shower enclosure on one side and the toilet on the other and the two areas mixed up. This allows you to have the shower area to be the focal point and the toilet area to act as a storage space. For more info on shower & bath conversion visit www.milwaukeebathandshowerremodeling.com.