Why So Many Homeowners Are Installing Wet Rooms
Traditionally, a bathroom is a space that is home to a set of coordinating fittings and you can expect to see a bath, a shower, a washbasin and a toilet in most classic bathroom designs. However, it is becoming increasingly common for homeowners to opt for a wet room over a traditional bathroom and this bathroom solution is a very popular choice nowadays.
Simply put, a wet room is a space that has ‘tanked’ waterproofed walls and floors, and instead of having a conventional shower tray, the whole of the wet room floor will be the tray, so to speak. Usually, wet rooms only have a shower and they are very different in design to a standard family bathroom with a bathroom suite. If you’re wondering why so many homeowners are choosing to install wet rooms, below are some of the biggest benefits of this type of bathroom design.
No matter how much space you have in a bathroom or toilet room, you will be able to transform it into a practical wet room. This is the perfect solution for smaller rooms as you don’t need to have space for a whole bathroom suite and you can keep the room open plan. Removing all of the bulky fittings will give you much more floor space to play with as well and you won’t have to worry about things like a shower enclosure intruding on the space.
Increased design flexibility
Due to the fact that you don’t have any essential fittings in a wet room, you have free rein when it comes to the design of the space. You really can be as creative as you’d like when planning a wet room and there are so many options for everything from the layout to the floor covering. It will be really easy to ensure that the wet room complements the style of your property too.
Minimalistic yet luxurious
Whilst wet rooms tend to be very simplistic in design, they still have an air of luxury about them. They are a chic and stylish, yet very functional, solution and they can give the ‘wow’ factor to any property. Adding some extra touches like installing underfloor heating can take your wet room design to the next level too and it will feel like anything but a boring family bathroom.
Easy to keep clean
A huge advantage of a wet room is that it’s very low maintenance and straightforward to clean. By only having minimal fittings, you won’t have any of the hassles that come with a traditional bathroom suite and you won’t have to worry about common problems like mould and mildew. When you choose to have a wall-mounted washbasin and toilet in your wet room too, you will have easy cleaning access to the whole room.
Much more accessible
Using a wet room couldn’t be more convenient and it is the perfect solution for people of all ages and all abilities. Not having to step in and out of a bath or shower enclosure will make using the bathroom much easier and having a level floor combined with non-slip tiles means you won’t have to worry about the safety of people in this space.
Increase the value of your home
Often, opting for a wet room design will enable you to make the most of the ensuites you have as well as the smaller toilet rooms and you will easily be able to turn these spaces into fully functional shower rooms, so to speak. Having more than one bathroom won’t just add value to your home, but it will make it more appealing to potential buyers as well.
Getting some assistance with a wet room installation
All in all, it is easy to see why so many homeowners are choosing to install wet rooms these days and they really are a brilliant alternative to a traditional bathroom with a full bathroom suite. If you’re wanting to renovate any of the bathrooms in your home, whether this is the main bathroom, your ensuite or even the downstairs toilet, it is definitely worthwhile looking into wet rooms in much more detail.
If you’d like to go ahead and transform your bathroom into a wet room and you’re looking for a company that can assist you with this project, be sure to visit the Hawk K&B website. We have many years of experience assisting homeowners with bathroom renovations and we can help with everything from the initial design phase through to the wet room installation. We pride ourselves on creating exceptional spaces for our customers and we will work closely with you to finalise a design that suits both your taste and your budget, without compromising on quality. To find out more about how we can help with a wet room installation, contact our team today.