In many Indiana homes a bathtub does double duty as both a bathtub and a shower. This can be a good solution for a small bathroom as it conserves space while allowing you to choose between using the fixture as a shower or as a bathtub.
However, you may be thinking of updating or remodeling your Indiana bathroom and either making the choice to have only a shower, or you may have decided that adjusting your space will allow you to have two separate fixtures.
It is important to plan your space carefully. Measure carefully before you purchase new fixtures to be sure your bathroom will accommodate both a shower and a bathtub. Sometimes rearranging fixtures and changing placement in a bathroom can make better use of the space you have and actually make it seem roomier. Sometimes changing the placement of items in a small room is a good solution. It is much like moving the living room furniture. Different placement can sometimes open a small room up and make it more usable.
Once you have made the decision that your bathroom will accommodate what you want in fixtures and you have decided on what size will be workable it is time to shop.
If you are fortunate you will be able to find all you need in one place, but this is not always the case. Many of the large home improvement stores sell stand alone shower kits. If your home improvement center does not offer everything you need you may need to purchase separately from different sources. Some of the parts you will need are a shower floor, shower walls, a shower head and a shower door. These are just some of the suggested items you will need, but you may find there are other items that will be needed for your particular project.
Your bathroom remodeling budget will determine to some degree what you purchase. Indiana stand alone showers are offered in many sizes, shapes, and styles and depending on your budget you may find that there are trade off in what you ultimately choose that will work within the constraints of your remodeling budget.
Whether your preference runs to the more trendy models, or a more traditional look, some savvy shopping and making comparisons should turn up a shower that will best suit both your needs and your wants. You should expect to have a minimum budget of between two and three hundred dollars set aside for a stand alone shower. This should get you into the low end, but there are much pricier choices available.
Two things to keep in mind as you are spending for a Indiana bathroom remodel are that this is a project that will increase the value and selling appeal of your home if you should decide to sell in the future. And, once a bathroom is remodeled, it will be good to go for years to come.
Many home improvement stores, both offline and online feature selections of shower supplies that are often grouped in kits or packages. Buying shower supplies in kits whether it is online or offline can often save you money and add a level of convenience.
Most stand alone kits come with instructions, and if you are reasonably handy you should be able to easily install it yourself. You will have the satisfaction of having done it yourself, and saved a considerable amount of money in the process.