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SHOWER SCREEN TIPS and TRICKS

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BENEFITS OF AN OVER BATH SHOWER SCREEN

Are you planning on renovating your bathroom and looking for a new shower screen solution, but space is an issue, or you love soaking in a luxurious bath - but prefer to rinse off with fresh water from a shower?


Look no further than an over bath shower screen, a perfect solution for both traditional and modern bathrooms!


Here we aim to help explain the advantages of installing bath screen panels. By providing information on their versatility, maintenance requirements, design and more; we hope you'll have all the information you need in order to make an informed decision about whether or not a bath shower screen is the right choice for your renovation needs.

Read on for all these details as well as some tips on how best to look after any shower screen that you purchase!

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Why you need an over bath shower screen.


Over bath shower screens add a sleek and modern aesthetic to your bathroom, it also provides practical benefits that you'll appreciate every day. The most obvious one being that it prevents water from spilling and puddling onto your bathroom floor, making cleaning up after your shower a breeze.


Additionally, a bath shower screen can create a more open and airy feel compared to a traditional shower curtain that tangles and goes moldy.


It also makes for a great visual accent by adding an interesting design element to your bathroom.


Shower in a bath - the pros and cons

Are you considering installing a shower in your bathtub but not sure if it's worth it? Let's weigh the pros and cons together.


When it comes to maximising space in your bathroom design, a shower in a bath can be a great option. With this design, you can have both a bathtub and a shower in the same area, which can be especially helpful if you have a small or narrow bathroom or ensuite.

Additionally, a shower in the bath is more economical than fitting a separate shower cubicle when it comes to installation and maintenance costs....and we know how expensive tapware can be.

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Of course there's the enjoyment of having an in-bath shower experience that can't be beaten! Shower in a bath option allows you to have the best of both worlds - the relaxing experience of soaking in a bath and the convenience of a quick shower.



On the other hand, some people find it inconvenient to have to step over the side of the bath in order to get into the shower which can be a hazard for elderly people or young children.


Above all, we need to ensure the water stays right where it should be - in the bath and flowing away. So, let's look at Over Bath Shower Screens options. There are many different designs to choose from, including single swing panel screens up to multiple fold shower screen panels.



What types of over bath shower screens are available?

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There are a few different types of bath shower screens available depending on your budget, style preferences, and practical needs.


If you're after a budget-friendly option, you can opt for a basic frameless screen. If you have limited space, a dual fixed and folding combination bath screen can help maximise the area you have.


Whatever your needs, doing some research and considering your options can help you find the perfect over bath shower screen for your bathroom.





Fixed bath shower screen

If you're tired of dealing with shower curtains that keep sticking to your skin or the bathtub, it might be time to consider a fixed bath shower screen with a single folding panel.


These screens are a stylish and practical solution to keep your bathroom dry while you shower. A fixed bath shower screen is typically made of toughened glass, making them easy to clean and resistant to scratches. A main panel is affixed securely to the wall, with a second panel that swings 90degrees to allow easy access. They come in a range of sizes and designs, so you can find the perfect one to complement your bathroom decor.



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Multi fold bath shower screen

Thinking of a multi fold swing or hinged panel bath shower screen?


Not only do they look sleek and modern, but the hinged design allows for easy access in and out of the shower, making it a great choice for those with mobility issues. Additionally, they can create an illusion of a larger bathroom, as the hinged panel design allows more light reflection which gives off a sense of spaciousness.


If you're looking for a more spacious solution, multi panel bath screens are the way to go. These screens usually consist of two shower panels that can be adjusted depending on the size of your bath. Multi panel bath screens are particularly helpful for longer baths, as they create an water proof enclosure around a larger shower area keeping excess water from splashing out of the bathtub, yet can be moved out of the way for easier access.



Remember to ensure the glass in your bath shower screen meets Australian regulations

When it comes to your bathroom, safety should always be a top priority. That's why it's important to remember to ensure the glass in your bath shower screen meets Australian regulations. These regulations are in place to ensure that the glass used in shower screens is durable, strong and safe. By following these guidelines, you be can rest assured that you and your family are protected.

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All Flexi Showers all our shower screens are constructed using glass that is compliant with the Australian Safety Standard AS AS2208 and AS1288. AS AS2208 and AS1288.


Our over bath shower screens are made with 6mm clear toughened glass for longevity and durability.

Cleaning and Maintenance of your Over Bath Shower Screen


Keeping your over bath shower screen sparkling clean doesn't have to be a chore. With just a few simple tips, you can make sure your bathroom stays fresh and bright. Firstly, wipe down the screen after each shower to prevent water marks and soap scum building up.


For stubborn marks, try using a solution of equal parts vinegar and water. And don't forget to give your bath screen a deep clean once a month with a specialised cleaner.


By following these simple steps, your shower screen will stay looking great and your bathroom will feel like a relaxing haven in no time. For more shower screen cleaning tips




Installing an over bath shower screen can allow you to enjoy the added benefits of extra space, ease-of-cleaning, and aesthetic appeal - all without taking up a lot of room. With these advantages, an over bath shower screen is a practical solution to all your showering needs, while adding elegance to your bathroom and increasing its overall value.


If you are looking to make the switch or have any questions about the installation process or type of screens available, don’t hesitate to reach out to the expert team at Flexi Showers. They will be able to guide you through selecting the right size, single or multi fold and hinge options as well as helping ensure it is properly installed giving you peace of mind for years to come.


So give then a call or head to our showroom today and get started on transforming your bathroom with an over bath shower screen!




For more information on our quality custom made shower screens contact the

Flexi Showers Team below.



Flexi Showers Shower Screens Melbourne Showroom - 138 National Blvd Campbellfield. 03 9469 6190


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