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Frequently Asked Corner Shower Questions

corner showerA type of shower unit that has seen a dramatic increase in popularity is the corner shower. It is a space saving installation and comes in a wide range of modern, stylish designs. This article tries to answer some frequently asked questions.

What Is a Corner Shower?
A corner shower is simply a shower unit installed in the corner of the bathroom. Compared to the typical bathtub, such an installation takes up less space and is easier to fit in. Thus it is a great option for smaller bathrooms where space is at a premium.

What Parts Does a Corner Shower Consist of?
A typical corner shower consists of three parts: the shower pan, the shower enclosure, and the shower door. Corner shower pans are made of acrylic, fiberglass, or an acrylic-fiberglass blend. Otherwise known as the base or the shower tray, the shower pan acts as the floor of the shower. The shower enclosure is the walls of the shower. Finally, the door, well, is the door of the shower.

Is There a Cheaper Way to Install a Corner Shower?
Yes, there is! Instead of a standard, solid corner shower, it is possible to simply attach a corner shower rod and hang up one or two shower curtains. It is a cheap and simple solution, but might not be as elegant and stylish.

Are Corner Showers Only Used in Small Bathrooms?
No, corner showers are also used in larger bathrooms. For example, it has become popular to install both a bathtub and a corner shower in large master bathrooms. The space saving properties of corner showers are valuable in all sizes of bathrooms.

Hopefully, this article answered some of your questions regarding corner showers. If you need to know more, a number of websites offer great information, advice and inspiration!