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Do’s and don’ts when installing a concealed shower

Here at Homematas, we are Preston’s leading bathroom design experts, and we help home owners and property developers choose bathrooms and fittings to suit their property every day. This includes concealed showers. And for this reason, we are often asked a number of questions about these showers. As a result, we have produced this guide to the do’s and dont’s of installing a concealed shower.

What are the important do’s and don’ts when installing a concealed shower?

A concealed shower can be a great option for large and small bathrooms in contemporary or traditional styles. However when installing a concealed shower there are a number of things to bear in mind first, including these do’s and don’ts:

Do consider the style of the concealed shower valves

On a concealed shower, the only part of the shower that is visible is the control panel and the valves or taps. As a result, it is crucial that you choose a control panel that suits that style of your bathroom space. Traditional, contemporary, rustic or sophisticated, there are a number of options available to suit any home in any style.

Don’t forget the necessary space

When installing a concealed shower, a gap behind the shower will be necessary in which to hide the pipework. This can mean channeling into an existing wall or building a stud wall that provides the right depth for the fixtures and plumbing.

Do choose a professional installation team

Installing a concealed shower can bring a number of advantages to your home and your bathroom, but this needs to be installed by a professional team. A concealed shower takes more installation work than a standard shower fitting because of the hidden nature of the plumbing and fixtures. If this is not installed to a high standard then several problems can occur including leaks within the wall cavity.

For more information or advice get in touch with Preston’s bathroom experts today, here at Homematas. Or why not take a look at our range of bathrooms, showers, and fitted bathroom furniture online?