Elizabeth, September 9th, 2013. Bedroom, Installing Bathtub Surround to Protect your Bathroom Wall.
Water leaking from tub sometimes leaves stain to your bathroom wall or become a place for moss to grow. Protecting your wall from this kind of problem is a must. One of the ways is by install bathtub surround. Bathtub surround is an installed wall system over existing wall around your tub and shower to protect your wall from cracked, stained or discoloured. How to attach bathtub surround is using adhesive and retaining clips. If you want to change the old bathtub surround just ripping the bathtub surround from the wall cautiously. It is time consuming, but it ensures at you to remove the surround with minimal wall damage.
Plain bathtub surround is too boring, you need to put a little creativity inside. Here are numbers of tub surround ideas for your bathroom. Tiles, stone or acrylic can be material to build tub surround wall. Tiled tub surroundhave many options of colours and models. It is also durable and easy to clean. Another material is stone, stone is giving natural atmosphere to your bathroom. It is more relaxing but need more attention. The third material is acrylic. Acrylic is become popular as material for tub surround. Acrylic are easy to clean, grout free, non-porous andand are available in many colors and patterns. Acrylic requires soft scrubbing and resist mold and mildew. Acrylic is quicker to install, cheaper, environmentally friendly and with spider web effect it won’t crack.
Contrast color of tub surround and wall of bathroom, makes bathroom more live. If you want to use tiles, it easier to mix and match between colors and models. Tiles are also easier to set up. Combination of stone and wood tub is good for relaxation. Give natural accessories like plant in the pot or natural ornament to complete natural theme bathroom. If you like simple design, use simple pattern, but if you like more artisticdesign there are a lot of beautiful bathtub surroundpattern such as mosaic or rose tiles.
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