What are acrylic shower walls?
Grout free shower wall panels made of acrylic are available for residential or commercial bathrooms. These wall panels are 3/8” thick, not difficult to cut and come in smooth, subway tile and stone tile looks for the appearance of real tile – without grout joint maintenance.
Are acrylic shower panels any good?
One of the latest trends in bathroom renovations are acrylic shower panels and bathroom enclosures. Both of these products get rid of the ceramic wall tile used for shower walls and tub walls. Acrylic shower panels are easier to clean and maintain than tile because there is no mold, mildew, and stains in grout or joints to scrub.The color of the shower and wall panels will not stain or fade. One issue with ceramic tiles is they can become stained over time. They can also fade with age from repeated cleaning and any exposure to sunlight. This is not an issue with acrylic shower wall panels.
We have a new product called cultured marble tile that is a step up in quality from acrylic shower panels. Cultured marble is a hybrid material that has the look and feel of stone while maintaining all of the benefits of acrylic.
What is the best material to use for shower walls?
Acrylic shower panels come in a many different colors and styles. Shower panels are even available that have the appearance of stained glass. It is easy to find the shower wall panels to fit your budget.
You can order customized sizes of shower wall panels to fit custom shower and tub installs. You are not limited to standardized sizes like you are with some wall products. You can have shower wall panels custom made to fit a specific wall space for a custom shower or tub.
Installing acrylic tub and shower panels can be a DIY project. If you like doing your own bathroom renovations and have the right skills, installing new tub and shower wall panels is not that difficult or complicated. You need to make sure you have the right tools on hand and use the right adhesives.
Whether you are planning a complete bathroom renovation project or are just simply tired of cleaning tub and shower wall tile, upgrading to acrylic shower panels will give you a stunning looking bathroom that is easy to keep clean.