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August 12, 2017 18:06

Device showers with pallet or without pallet , dimensions , assembly

The device of shower enclosures of various types
  • Closed and open types
  • gidroboksom
  • Pallets - size, shape, material and height
  • Without tray or sink into the floor
  • Select fencing
  • roof and frame
  • Accessories
  • Putting
  • shower piecemeal

Closed or open, made of glass or plastic, or even built gidroboksom - showers were not so long ago, but had a strong foothold in the bathrooms of millions of people.Practical, functional and aesthetic - the reason for their popularity is not difficult to explain.Choosing a cabin for your bathroom each will certainly find a viable option according to your taste and pocket, which perfectly fit into the interior of the room.It is important to remember - choose the shower - it is still on the case, it is important as it also correctly install and repair, if necessary, which requires a well-known device showers.

Shower interior

Closed and open types

choosing a location for your cabin, based on the fact the model you chose a closed or open.If you want to place it in a corner, then stop your choice on the open

version.However, in this case pobespokoytes that the walls were completely covered with tiles, which will protect them from contact with water.If the model of open type are made only from the tray, watering cans and doors, the showers closed type, or as they are called, one-piece cabin, in addition equipped with side walls, roof and shower panel.In closed models are very well supported by the necessary temperature.

Device shower

Showers there are also built-in.This model is mounted in a recess in the wall, because there are only the inner panel.Closes shower this type of sliding, transparent door.

Outdoor shower
Closed shower
Built-in shower


Another interesting option, loved by many, are gidroboksom.This shower room with a bathtub, and thus functions in such a device is also an order of magnitude greater.The more expensive model, topics and possibilities of its broader: it is hydro and air massage, all kinds of lighting, the function "tropical rain", built in radio, telephone and TV, and more.If gidroboksom provided steam generator, then you will still own a home sauna.

Gidroboksom bathroom

Pallets - size, shape, material and height

tray - the lower part of the shower, where is going and where then the water is drained. trays come in different types and everyone chooses what is more in line with its needs.

Device shower tray


Firstly, they differ in shape. According to this criterion there are four kinds of pallets:

  • polukrugrye;
  • square;
  • rectangular;
  • pentagonal.


Secondly, the trays are made of different materials:

  • Acrylic. most common.Very popular due to the ease of care.By cons should include the fact that the surface of acrylic are very easily damaged.In justification it should be noted that the scratch is not difficult to eliminate.Such pallets are very light, but strong.
  • Ceramic. Also very common material for pallets.The truth is they are very cold, so before you go into the shower, they should warm up with hot water.But in general, they are durable and easy to care for.
  • Earthenware .The main advantage of these trays is that they can withstand a large weight.
  • Cast. most durable and reliable, but because of this, and quite expensive.
  • Steel. sump is made from enameled steel, it will heat up quickly.The most important thing when choosing this pan - its thickness, because the thinner it is, the louder his face hit the water flows, creating sometimes quite a lot of noise.
The semi-circular shower trays
Round tray shower cabin
Triangular shower tray
Rectangular shower tray
Cab with asymmetrical tray
Shower without a tray

To improve comfort and safety, the bottom pan can be covered with non-slip coatingto lower the level of friction.

Anti-skid shower tray

pallet type

Third, the trays are self-supporting, or those that are installed in the floor.


Fourth, pallets of different heights.The higher the pallet, the easier it wash and bathe the children, pets.Basically there are pallets in height from three to ten centimeters, but their level increases with the drain installation.

Shower with high shower tray

Without tray or sink into the floor

However, the shower and can do without the tray, then the soul of the wall start from the floor.It is desirable if the bottom of the cab to make a slight slope towards the drain, and the floor must be waterproofed, so as not to fill the bottom neighbors.In general, if you're staying at the option drain in the floor, then the task of installing a shower is better to entrust this to professionals.After redo expensive repairs as a result of water leaks or eliminate the effects of a short circuit - not a pleasant one.

Shower without a tray
Drainage in the shower wall

Select fencing

enclosures for showers can be divided into several types:

  • Frame. are made of plastic, glass or aluminum.
  • Frameless. Made from durable glass.Pleased with the variety of choices: all kinds of colors, patterns and transparency.
  • Shower curtains. often made of polystyrene - a material, the lack of which is that over time it may become dull and lose their original appearance.This is not surprising, because it is considered one of the most inexpensive.Also curtains for the cab are made of durable glass that can not be beat.It can be clear or tinted, decorated with various patterns or drawings, with a smooth or embossed surface.
  • shower doors. may be hinged, that is open both inside and outside the main to provide a place for it.Also, the roller, which is very compact.Some models can be assembled like an accordion.
  • shower wall. for longevity is to choose the most durable and reliable.There are walls made of plastic, tempered glass, tiled or made of stone.There are also unusual wall made of wood and covered with a special tool, which protects against moisture.
Prefab showers
Frameless showers
Shower with doors

roof and frame

The most common framework for the shower enclosure is made of aluminum.He became so popular because of its strength and external aesthetics.A reliable framework is very important, because it is then attached to the other elements: walls, doors, roof and tray.

As for the roof, it is only available in the showers closed.Pick up it should be from the size and shape of the model.Through self-tapping screws acrylic roof easily mounted on the cab frame.

Frame shower
The roof of the shower enclosure with a backlit


And do not forget about other useful showers in the affairs of the little things.And if in the expensive models have all provided for maximum comfort, something to cheaper cabins is to buy the internal parts, such as mirrors, lighting, racks, seats, shelves and more.Do not forget about the hood and ventilation system, so that you feel comfortable in the cockpit and not stuffy.This is especially important for older people who have at air shortage may have heart problems.For maximum comfort, many set the MP3 player and phone.

Accessories for shower

Putting shower piecemeal

Independently collect the shower is not difficult, the main thing to strictly follow the instructions.If you decided to take this bold step, then you need to know the procedure.The most important thing - to place the cabin close to the sewage.

start from the bottom.Adjustable pallet at a right angle and connect it to the sink.The pallet can be located on the legs, bricks or cement screed.

Further, with the bolts firmly establish the side walls, applying seals.Using screws attach the shower panel.Then, attach the frame to the pallet.

Device shower

Fasten the rear wall of the shower to the bathroom walls.The final step is the installation of the roof with bolts.Finally put in place the door and your cabin is ready for use.The whole process is best done in the open, to avoid any difficulties at work.

Installation of the shower

If you have any doubt, it will be possible to cope on their own with cab installation, it is best to entrust this work to experienced professionals.