For many homeowners in the local area, making sure they get the most from their Milpitas shower installation is a top priority. If you’re planning to pursue a Milpitas shower installation project, it’s important that you know how to properly plan you project from the start to ensure maximum success.

In order to help you make sure your shower installation gets off to the right start, we’ve created this quick set of tips for you to study early on before you get too far into your project.

Review a wide range of showers
It’s important not to decide too quickly when choosing which shower to install. These days, there are so many options on the market that you actually have a lot of freedom and flexibility in what you choose.

Rather than just choose an example very quickly or from the most basic examples that you see right away, take some time to browse the many shower products on the market. You can go to stores in person if you want to get an idea of the physical condition of shower products, but you can also review a huge number of examples online. For example, you can use Pinterest and Instagram to get an idea of what the products look like once they’ve actually been installed in a real bathroom setting.

As you review, try to pick a wide range of what you like. In the following steps, you’ll narrow down your list based on key criteria.

Narrow down your choices based on practicality for the people using the shower
When it comes to options for your shower installation, it’s important to pick a shower design that will be comfortable for the people who will actually use the shower.

For example, if you know that your shower will be used with elderly people, or people with mobility challenges, you may want a design that doesn’t require a lot of high stepping or maybe has built in seats or support rails. Alternately, you may want to avoid showers that have too small of a design if larger people will be using the shower.

If you’re not sure who will be using the shower or you plan to rent out or sell your property sometime in the next several years, you may want to simply pick the most universally comfortable or universally acceptable design.

Choose a style that will last
Nowadays, there are a lot of fancy, elaborate, and cutting edge shower designs on the market. You may actually happen upon some very unique and unusual designs on Pinterest and Instagram.

While there’s no problem in choosing a design that you like or trying to be unique, you should also take a moment to consider whether or not the style will stay appealing over the course of time.

For example, some homeowners in the past have picked styles that were popular in the 70s or 80s but which now look quite dated and maybe uncomfortable. Try to think about what your shower will be like in 10, 20, or 30 years from now. Will the style still look acceptable, or do you think it will stand out awkwardly?

One of the reasons it’s important to choose a style that will last is because you may at some point move, or otherwise rent out or sell your property. When renting it out or selling it, a more universally acceptable shower design will be easier to market to others, whereas a design that looks too outdated may make your property less appealing and therefore negatively impact its value.

Find a good professional to work with
After you’ve figured out a handful of shower installation examples that you think might work well with your home, it’s important that you find a strong professional plumber to work with, like our team at Performance Plumbing.

At Performance Plumbing, we’re a team of fully licensed, fully insured home improvement plumbers with a stellar customer success rating on customer review sites like Yelp, so we think you should aim for nothing less when it comes to finding a quality plumber.

Give us a call or send us an email and one of our friendly team members will be happy to take your project through the next steps.