5 reasons you shouldn’t buy a ramped roll in shower base (2 little-known better alternatives for aging parents)

If there is no barrier (separation) between the shower and bathroom floor, This can cause more water to find its way outside the shower. Fiberglass pans are notorious for yellowing and cracking. Cleaning the dirt off can be an impossible task. While owning a home is a long term investment it is not a forever place. Custom tile roll in showers can be tough to build. You must know how to get the slope of the inside of the shower built right, but also how to ramp the base into the bathroom floor properly.

Key Takeaways:

  • Ramped roll showers which provide better accessibility have their drawbacks including the possibility that the pan will overflow with water and cause damage.
  • Two other reasons a ramped roll shower isn’t a good idea include; their appearance is ugly and unsightly for your bathroom. This can cause issues when you try to sell your house as potential buyers may need to remodel the shower.
  • Two more reasons to not buy a ramped roll in shower include the fact that they are difficult to install especially if you have an odd configuration with your existing shower. Another concern is privacy for the users of the new shower.

“I think it’s best to be well informed before you make a permanent (and some expensive) choice in modifying a bathroom. Here are 5 reasons I think you may not want to buy a ramped roll in shower.”


May 2024
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