Having a completely functional, and attractive bathroom is what many of the homeowners want. To achieve that perfection, homeowners often try many usual and unusual solutions. One of the options that is being considered by many homeowners these days is getting a wet room.
What is a Wet Room?
A wet room is similar to a standard bathroom in many ways, but the main difference is in its construction. Unlike standard bathrooms that have a separate bathroom cubicle, wet rooms entirely act as a big shower enclosure. The main reason that they are preferred over standard bathrooms is the fact that they save space and as a result, you can find wet rooms in homes that have smaller bathrooms. There are many varieties of DIY wet room kits available in the market to easily suit your choice and budget. You can build one yourself, or simply buy them and hire professionals to help you out. Let us have a look at some of them-
Standard Wet Room Kits
They are normally an extremely easy to install floor level walk-in access tray. It consists of a flush floor panel and also has pre-built drains along with the falls to easily flush out the waste water. They have a cemented top layer that can be used to easily install the tiles. This type of wet room kits come with a complete tanking kit and fast flow drains to waterproof the wet room and protect other areas from water sprinkles. Standard wet room kits also come with a shower screen and other accessories like wall bracket and supports for installing the screen. The kits are available in a wide range of different sizes to easily suit your budget and available space.
Linear Wet Room Kits
They are similar to the standard wet room kits in many aspects, including the flush floor panel, drains, cemented top layer, and tanking kits. The only major difference here is the way in which the drains are built. The drain in this type of wet room kits are linear to allow for faster drainage. They too are available with shower screens with its associated accessories for installation. Linear kits are also available in different sizes to match your requirements.
Let us have a look at some of the advantages of having a wet room-
• They are extremely stylish and are perfect for any home with a modern interior.
• In many homes they are also used as a second bathroom, and are known to increase the value of your home.
• Wet rooms are easier to clean as compared to a standard bathroom.
• It is a space-saver and is perfect for every small bathroom.
• Even though there are a variety of expensive kits available, a standard wet room kit is easily affordable.