7 Myths about level entry showers

step free shower with bathThis is an interesting post on the Innovate Building Solutions website about the myths of hobless, step-free showers.  While this is an American company, it could be instructional for those who think it can’t or shouldn’t be done.

“When most people think about a one level (curbless) shower the words which come to mind are – Grandma, wheelchair, roll in, walker and handicapped. While a curbless shower certainly can be a need for grandma in a wheelchair or a person with mobility challenges to safely enjoy their shower, it’s about much more than that. From my experience a one level shower can be cool, contemporary, stylish all while providing a functional design which will work for life. Let’s take a look at 7 myths about one level showers and bust them wide open.”

Editor’s note: A recent visit to new display homes has revealed that hobs are being put back in showers. On asking why I was told that mothers of teenagers are fed up dealing with flooded floors. This may or may not be true. Time to go back to the drawing board and get the design right.