Water delivery: Create your own personal oasis with a variety of showerheads, bodysprays and handshowers. From pulsing blasts to gentle mists, you can build the experience that fits your needs and style.
Shower surround: If you're not tiling the walls and floor of your shower, consider a shower module and receptor. Remember, drain location is key. Left-, center-, and right-side models are available, along with seating
Shower doors come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles. Whether you're incorporating a corner shower, working in a tight space, or using steam controls, there's a shower door for every need.
Keep clutter in its place by incorporating shower storage. Easy-to-clean shelving units
"Make sure to investigate all the fabulous new options available to help you create your own personal body spa or performance shower experience" says designer Barbara Ince, ASID, Susan Fredman Design Group. "Take into consideration any personal health issues you may have. And don't forget to incorporate a place to sit or a place to store shampoo."
DesignWhile you're perusing components, you'll want to be thinking about your shower's overall design, including colors, materials, fabrics and lighting. If you're remodeling an existing space, designer Deborah Burnett suggests the mantra: "Observe, create, then decorate."
Whether remodeling or building new, a great source of inspiration is design magazines and blogs. Save your favorite designs and ideas in a notbook or online. Start collecting brochures, paint samples and color swatches to help gather your ideas together.
Visiting showrooms is a great way to get product information and see products in a room setting. To get a feel for the bigger picture, make a point of visiting open houses and idea homes--either in person or online.
Your shower should always blend with the rest of your bathroom. If you like a coordinated look, consider using consistent faucet styles and finishes throughout. If you use a lot of natural materials in your home, stone or neutral-hued ceramic tiles will help keep the look in the bathroom seamless. To create interest or a focal point, you might think about a tile mosaic in the shower. Play around with different materials and colors, and see what fits your personality as well as your home décor. Remember, a custom shower is all about you, so have fun with it!