Can a Walk-In Shower Increase Home Value?

Jan 12, 2022

A walk-in shower and a soaker tub in a remodeled bathroomHave you grown tired of your bathtub/shower combination with its cheap-looking shower curtain? Have you found yourself pining over the sleek walk-in showers you’re seeing on home improvement television shows? It’s not uncommon for homeowners to want to say goodbye to their bathtub and replace it with a walk-in shower, but is it always a good idea? If you’re wondering whether a walk-in shower will increase your home’s resale value, the answer really depends on who is interested in buying your home. Here are some important factors to consider:

Pros

In terms of visual appeal, it’s hard to beat the look of a walk-in shower. With sleek lines, stylish wall surrounds, and a glass enclosure, a shower can provide the style upgrade you’ve been dreaming of. And if you decide to sell your home, older couples without children will likely view a walk-in shower as a valuable addition. That’s because they won’t have to worry about stepping over a high bathtub threshold, which can be difficult for individuals with mobility issues. Additionally, many bathtubs have a slick surface that can make falls more common.

Cons

If you are trying to sell a home that only has a single bathroom with a walk-in shower, you may be eliminating an entire demographic of potential buyers. Families with young children always want at least one bathtub, as it offers a safe space for a parent to sit while bathing a child. If the home only comes with a walk-in shower, it will likely reduce the value of the home in the eyes of young couples.

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If you’re ready to say goodbye to your outdated bathtub in favor of an elegant walk-in shower, look to Colorado Living. Our team has more than 150 years of combined home improvement experience, and we specialize in bathroom remodels. We offer superior products for a fair price, and as evidenced by our A+ Better Business Bureau rating, our customer service is second to none.

Our bathroom remodelers are highly skilled in their craft and can complete the following custom bathroom renovations–often in as little as one day:

  • Shower replacement or remodel
  • Tub-to-shower conversions
  • Tub replacement or remodel
  • Shower-to-tub conversions

And while our renovations may be speedy, that doesn’t mean we cut corners or will leave you with an underperforming bathroom the way many other bathroom remodeling contractors do. In fact, all of our bathroom remodels can be made to include premium products and accessories like grab bars, gorgeous wall surrounds, lovely showerheads, and long-lasting hardware. Even better, our replacement tubs and showers are infused with SilverShield® antimicrobial protection to resist the growth of mold and mildew, which will make cleaning a breeze.

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Is it time to turn your dream of a walk-in shower in your bathroom into a reality? If so, contact Colorado Living today to schedule a no-obligation, in-home consultation. We’ll be happy to answer all of your questions, provide a free project estimate, and tell you about the financing options that could make your project more affordable.

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