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Shower Types

Purdie Rogers

Guidelines for choosing a shower
Choosing a new shower unit for your bathroom can be almost as simple as picking out towels, as long as you plan ahead and keep a few considerations in mind.

Seamless or sectional. The choice is yours.

Showers can take shape in any number of ways. If you’re looking for a seamless appearance that’s attractive and durable, one-piece enclosures are an ideal choice. For remodeling projects, or applications where space is limited, Aquatic offers sectional showers in two-, three- and four-piece configurations.

Have limited floor space? Try a tub-shower combination.

Tub-shower units allow you to save space without compromising style. Aquatic also offers tub-and-shower “suites,” which position the shower alongside a bathtub. For added flexibility, the bath can be ordered as a whirlpool.

Choose low thresholds for an easy entrance

Most showers have a six-inch step at the entrance. If you or someone else in your household is more limited in mobility, lower 4-inch thresholds are available. For wheelchair users, Aquatic also offers showers with curbless or roll-in thresholds for enhanced access and usability. Learn more about accessible features.

Keep everything on the level

A shower base must be installed on a level floor. Our popular FreedomLine showers include engineered, pre-leveled shower bases—an enhancement that vastly simplifies installation and helps prevent problems related to curbless entries, including front-threshold bowing and pooling of water.

Select the perfect surface material and finish

Aquatic showers are available in two high-quality materials to suit the needs of almost any application. Our premim cast acrylic products are specially formulated for exceptional durability and luster. Our AcrylX™ applied acrylic products are some of the whitest and glossiest on the market. Tile-pattern and smooth wall finishes are available to accommodate diverse aesthetic needs.

Enhance your shower with highly functional extras

Aquatic’s selection of options and accessories–including fashion color upgrades, mounted seats, soap shelves and more–add touches of enhanced functionality and style. Extras like grab bars and handheld shower heads are often used in our accessible showers to enhance safety and mobility.