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Shower Ideas for Tiny Homes
Squeezing a shower into a tiny house bathroom with teensy square footage is undoubtedly challenging. But we are happy to report it is not impossible. From wet rooms to pint-size stalls the following ideas demonstrate with a little creative thinking, you can pack a lot of practical function, and style too, into a small footprint.Continue to 2 of 34 below.
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Frameless Glass Shower Door
Many pint-size shower stalls skimp on style. But the one in this micro home built by New Frontier Tiny Homes is all things wonderful from the pebble floor tile to the slate walls. The frosting on the cake is the frameless glass door. Because it does not obstruct space visually, the glass door imparts a sense of airiness.Continue to 4 of 34 below.
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Upgrade a Builder-Grade Shower
While a small, builder grade shower could work in a teensy bathroom, it can be a little blah when it comes to stylish utility. Upgrading the standard showerhead and adding a glass storage shelf as shown in this example by Mint Tiny House Company can give an inexpensive enclosure a spa-like vibe.Continue to 7 of 34 below.
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Large Format Tile
A long, narrow shower stall conveys spacious in this 200 square foot home called The Kanga Tiny House. The large format wall tiles stacked horizontally enhance the roomy feeling.Continue to 8 of 34 below.
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You do not have to stick with tile when personalizing a shower surround. The couple who built this tiny house dubbed Hogan's Haven chiseled out a place to shower using a child-sized tub and shiplap walls. If you plan to do the same, we suggest waterproofing your walls with a marine grade wood sealer.Continue to 9 of 34 below.
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Create a Wet Room
How do you fit a shower in a shrimpy bathroom that barely measures nine square feet? The remodeling experts at Hammer and Hand Construction made every precious millimeter count by turning this space into a wet room. The latter is a waterproof bathroom with a barrier-free shower. Another space-saving feature worth mentioning is the tiny, toilet top sink on the right.Continue to 10 of 34 below.
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Sit Down Shower
If you like to shower while soaking, you will love this idea by Tiny House Scotland. The builders constructed a riser in the tiny bathroom to accommodate the depth of the small tub. Above it is a handheld showerhead that makes rinsing off soap a snap.Continue to 11 of 34 below.
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Curved Corner Shower Stall
At first, it was tough for us to believe that this seemingly spacious bathroom spotted on Tiffany Blue Eyes, is inside a tiny house that is less than 200 square feet. The feature that makes the most of the limited square footage is the curved, corner shower stall.Continue to 14 of 34 below.
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Stainless Steel Shower
A stainless steel shower steals the show in this towable dwelling by Liberation Tiny Homes. In this instance, using galvanized steel sheets to cover the entire stall was significantly cheaper than tiling. Because smooth, stainless steel sheets can be slippery when wet, a removable cedar mat covers the shower pan.Continue to 16 of 34 below.
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Tiny Bathroom Built for a Family
Some fun-sized homes designed for young families like the 32 foot long Patriot by Tiny House Building Company need to pack a lot of utility into a small bathroom. To better accommodate small children the bathing area combines a 36-inch RV tub perfect for kids with an adult-sized shower. For a pop of modern farmhouse style, the custom shower surround features wood-look tile.Continue to 17 of 34 below.
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Claw-Foot Shower Pan
The Autonomous Tent at Treebones Resort is a permanent 500 square foot structure that overlooks the ocean in Big Sur, California. Besides the spectacular views, the off-grid dwelling has a free-standing, vintage-inspired shower stall with a claw-foot shower pan.Continue to 18 of 34 below.
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How to Customize a Fiberglass Shower Stall
If you are seeking a way to beautify a builder grade shower stall without remodeling, behold this idea from Tiny Life Construction. The builders replaced the generic fixtures with a black shower head, and an oil rubbed bronze temperature valve. The finishing touch is a coordinating drain cover.Continue to 20 of 34 below.
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Rustic Wet Room
Here is another example that proves you do not have to sacrifice floor space for a shower if you turn your bathroom into a wet room. In the Bookworm House by Mitchcraft Tiny Homes, corrugated steel sheets cover the shower surround. The wood walls are waterproof thanks to a marine grade wood stain. Durable quarry tiles create a watertight floor.Continue to 24 of 34 below.
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Spice Up an Acrylic Shower Stall
Wondering how to dress up an acrylic shower surround? Try updating the things around it. In this towable dwelling called Countryside by 84 Lumber an inventive vanity that includes a metal bucket, pulls focus away from the plain-Jane shower stall.Continue to 25 of 34 below.
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Clever Shower With Storage
We worship small space ideas that include useful storage solutions like this micro shower stall built by the duo behind Tiny House Giant Journey. The shower pan is actually a tiny square tub. The little nook it created made room for a DIY storage unit.Continue to 27 of 34 below.
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Add Style With Ceramic Tile
In this 300 square foot home by Perch and Nest, ceramic tile adds personal style to a small shower stall. The old-timey inspired window boosts the chic factor.Continue to 28 of 34 below.
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Mix and Match Tile
When it comes to tiling a small shower, mixing different styles will keep things interesting. In the Indigo Tiny Home designed and built by Driftwood Homes USA, ceramic subway tile (installed vertically) and marble hexagon tile (on the floor) are a fetching blend.Continue to 30 of 34 below.
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Galvanized Tub Shower
A tall, galvanized steel tub, which you can pick up at most home improvement stores for around $40 or less, doubles as a shower pan in this modestly sized bathroom designed by Tiny Heirloom. Covering the shower walls are two different types of tile: wood plank porcelain, and square mosaic ceramic.Continue to 31 of 34 below.
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Off The Grid Shower
Mark and Lucretia Worster built their 240 square foot vacation home on a small slice of paradise in Volcano, Hawaii. The 100 percent off the grid dwelling featured on HiLife Media has a tiny corner shower covered with two different types of tile. The partially open stall has a half wall to protect the rest of the space from splashing. A rainwater catchment system collects the water for bathing.Continue to 32 of 34 below.
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Spruce Up a Shower Bucket
In an adorable pint-size cottage by Free Range Tiny Homes, a modest wood tub functions as a shower pan. To prevent wet feet from slipping the bottom of the bucket was covered with smooth pebble tile, which feels great underfoot.Continue to 33 of 34 below.
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New Twist on Subway Tile
Sure, you can keep things simple with basic subway tile. But if you are looking to give your bathroom a fresh twist, consider this idea by Wishbone Tiny Homes. The lower half of this stall is covered in wood protected by a marine grade wood stain.Continue to 34 of 34 below.
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When it comes to small bathrooms, lots of natural light and a beautiful shower surround are always a winning combination. In this towable cabin by Backcountry Tiny Homes a horizontal window and stone subway tile get the job done. Covering the shower pan is a wood slat mat.