Nothing beats the convenience of a shower and the aesthetic appeal and comfort of a spacious soaking tub.
A soaking tub shower combo is the key to creating a functional and luxurious spa-like bathroom.
There are many layout options to choose from if you want to incorporate both a soaking tub and shower into your bathroom design.
Because many soaking tub models are freestanding, some homeowners may choose a separate soaking tub and shower for their bathroom. A freestanding soaking tub may be installed next to a walk-in shower. However, this design option requires a medium-to-large bathroom with ample space for separate shower and tub fixtures.
A freestanding soaking tub can also be installed in a large walk-in shower or shower room. This design option can help transform your bathroom into a stunning spa-like oasis.
Clawfoot tubs are one of the most popular types of freestanding soaking tubs. Create a modern look in your bathroom with a touch of traditional charm by adding an elegant clawfoot tub to a walk-in shower enclosure or glass-enclosed wet area.
A bathroom wet room is a waterproof shower area with floor drain that often features both a luxury freestanding tub and rain shower system. The floor of a wet room has a slight gradient so water flows to the drain and not the rest of the space.
A wet room is usually curbless or has a low-curb entrance. A pony wall or partial glass enclosure is often used to separate a wet room from the rest of the bathroom. This helps create an open, spacious, and seamless bathroom design.
Japanese soaking tubs, aka Ofuro soaking tubs, are very deep small tubs traditionally made from cedar or cypress wood. Installing a rainfall shower head over a Japanese tub or other round soaking tub with deep bathing well can help create a zen spa-like bathing area in your bathroom.
By installing an extra-deep drop-in tub and shower combo in your bathroom, you can enjoy a relaxing spa-like bathing experience (that doesn’t require a ton of space).
A MediTub shower enclosure can be used to transform a MediTub walk-in soaker tub with seat into an accessible shower tub combo. A deep walk-in bathtub that features a shower enclosure also makes a great soaker tub and shower combo for smaller bathrooms.
Looking for a space-saving soaking tub and shower combination? Add a shower system to your clawfoot tub with a clawfoot tub shower conversion kit.
Clawfoot tub shower conversion kits include all the hardware and components you need to transform a traditional clawfoot bathtub into a functional shower, including a shower riser, shower curtain ring, and shower head.
Looking for even more soaking tub shower combo ideas and pictures? Check out Houzz’s extensive guide to Tub/Shower Combos.
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