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need opinions on bathroom design
1864

Hello-
I am in the process of designing a spa type bathroom and I have a design questions.
I am inclined not to add a tub to the room in place of it I would like to add a large shower 5x8 with two shower heads, hand sprayer, and 4-6 shower sprays. How important do you guys think a tub is to a bathroom? speaking for myself I have owned many homes over the years and both the wife and I have only used the tubs a hand full of times in the last house we owned we only used the fancy jetted tub once in two years.
thanks for any input you can provide.

Lynne
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Lynne

In my humble opinion, if you ever want to sell your house it should have a tub in it somewhere. Families with kids and/or pets need one.

A. Spruce
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A. Spruce

I would say is that if this is the only bathroom in the house, then leave the tub, as Queen60 points out, families, especially those with small kids, tend to prefer a tub/shower combo, not having a tub could negatively affect your sales pool and price. Having said that, it is your house, do with it as you please. Yes, you can delete the tub for a larger shower.

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this will be the 2nd full bathroom, the home already has a full bathroom and a half bath.

A. Spruce
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A. Spruce

So this would be the master bathroom then? Go for it, do whatever you wish!

dj1
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dj1
1864 wrote:

this will be the 2nd full bathroom, the home already has a full bathroom and a half bath.

If you have another full bath, with a bathtub, then you can convert the master into a shower only.

Send pics, we would like to see the before and after.

bill
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bill

The shower sounds great. I have done a lot of these with his and her faucets and multiple shower heads. I would add a mister steam and a bench.

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