The Pros of Tub-to-Shower Conversions

De-stressing in a luxurious walk-in shower after a long day can be quite heavenly and relaxing.

And that’s just one of the many benefits of converting an unused bathtub into a functional and enjoyable walk-in shower.

Here are some other pros to undertaking a tub-to-shower conversion:

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Improved accessibility

For those with limited or restricted mobility, a walk-in shower offers improved accessibility.

Most homes have a bathtub and shower combination, which means stepping over a large outer bath wall in order to reach the shower.

That can represent a tripping hazard for the elderly, pregnant women and anyone else who has difficulty getting around.

Enjoying your walk-in shower is as easy as, well, walking in and turning on the tap.

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Makes your bathroom look bigger

No matter what type of bathroom you have, a walk-in shower will make it appear roomier.

This is especially true if you’re replacing a large and clunky-looking bathtub with a sleek and linear walk-in shower.

Another spacious benefit of walk-in showers is that they’re much easier to move around in without bumping into corners.

All the while giving you enough room to move about and shower comfortably.


Tub-to-shower conversions are designed to be durable and keep their beauty and lustre for many years, because:

  • They’re made from UV resistant acrylic, which won’t fade over time
  • Shower conversions are resistant to chipping, cracking and staining

Most people prefer to shower daily, with the average shower lasting about 10 minutes.

That’s a lot of daily wear-and-tear that your tub-to-shower conversion will be exposed to.

Fortunately, it’s able to handle the job and will turn out to be a worthwhile long-term investment for your home.


Compared to traditional bathtubs, a tub-to-shower conversion has very little maintenance needs:

  • They resist mold and mildew growth
  • No harsh or abrasive chemicals are required to clean them
  • There are no curves, cracks or crevices where water can get trapped

Plus, because it’s bigger than your old bathtub, there’s more room to manoeuver and clean. This ends up saving you time and effort.

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Plenty of design options available

When converting your bathtub into a shower, you aren’t limited by a single colour (usually white).

You have options when choosing the styles and colours you want for your new shower.

Now that you know the benefits of a tub-to-shower conversion…

…It’s time to take the next step by contacting Bath Planet of Toronto.

One of our design experts will visit you – in the comfort of your own home – for a FREE consultation.

No matter where in Toronto or the GTA you are, we’ll be happy to come to you to discuss your tub-to-shower conversion ideas.