As with kitchens, bathrooms are increasingly becoming the most popular space to utilize a custom natural stone surfaces. Granite is a great material to meet the needs of those surfaces. Just like Granite countertops in kitchens the bathroom's surfaces offer opportunities to show off Granite's form and functionality. The natural aesthetics and sheer beauty of Granite can be enjoyed from the floor to the ceiling in a bathroom. A few great examples are Granite tub surrounds, Granite shower enclosures, and Granite vanity tops. The days of basic underwhelming bathrooms have passed. Today's bathroom designs are that of spa quality experiences and finishes. Why not have your own perfect retreat at home? We will break bathroom design apart over several articles in the coming weeks. Today we will dive into Granite shower enclosures and walls.
The Definition of Sophistication is as follows: "Change from the natural character or simplicity, or the resulting condition." With any peaceful retreat one should experience lavish surrounds. The natural features of Granite offer a peaceful view time standing still. When you look at Granite you take in the visual representation of millions of years of Earth's handiwork. Each piece of Granite brings unique visuals and the veining adds to the visual texture of the space. Since the colors and designs within Granite are exponential you will have a truly unique space tailored to your own taste and vibe.
The home spa is not just the latest fad that will be thrown to the wayside in a couple years, it will be around for many years to come. As more and more customers realize that this elegant serenity experience is becoming more affordable this style bathroom will be more present him home bathroom design. Why go and pay for a spa membership when you can have your own personal elegant and peaceful pampering area in the comfort of your own home? Escape from the daily grind and the hustle and bustle of life is only a few steps away.
Although Granite makes for beautiful kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities and shower walls/enclosures, we recommend a tile or scattered stone shower base. Why? As granite becomes wet slipping and falling become more likely, as beautiful as it may be with granite as the floor, we do not want you hurt or the potential of hurting yourself in your space of peaceful retreat! In addition to the safety aspect this is a perfect place to offer a little contrast in your home spa. Add a little spice and flair.
As with any natural stone surface your granite shower enclosure needs to be sealed. Sealing your granite surface will proctect the surface from mold and other microorganisms that could create issues for you down the road. Granite sealer is a necessity if your granite surfaces are to continue to resist staining and bacteria. With a small addition to the cost of your project you can have a sealer applied that is warrantied for 25 years! You read that correctly, it is the industry's best product and offers the best warranty. You can read more about the natural stone seal treatment we use here
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