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Solid Surface Shower Bases – Advantages, Disadvantages & Product Options You Need to Know

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in Bathroom Remodeling, Glass Block

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Solid surface shower pan with white cultured solid cultured marble shower panels

Updated January 13, 2019 

Choosing a shower base may not seem like the sexiest element of a new bathroom remodeling project but it is literally the foundation of this highly used space. The reality is any cracks or leaks in the base can cause extensive damage and costly repairs. One high quality option to consider is the solid surface shower pan. Although there is no “one size fits all” solution in choosing a shower pan – a solid surface base (also called by many people a cultured marble pan)  is one option to give careful consideration to.

 

This article will explain the advantages, disadvantages and options in this type of base.

Acrylic Shower Bases – Advantages, Disadvantages & Product Options

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in Bathroom Remodeling

Curved glass shower enclosure with an acrylic slice shaped base

Curved glass shower enclosure with an acrylic slice shaped base by Fleurco

Since a shower base is the “foundation” of a shower enclosure making the right choice is critical (if you select a base that cracks or leaks down the road the costs can be significant because it may require replacing the entire stall or it  might have damage the floor below the base). Although no one type of base is universally “the best” (each type has their own pros and cons) acrylic shower pans are near the top of the list in popularity.

 

This article will explain the advantages, disadvantages and options in this type of base.

 

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