The clawfoot tub has really risen in popularity due to its unique and trendy shape. Nothing beats the svelte impact of having an attractively crafted piece right inside the bath. Unwinding in a bathtub full of bubbles at the close of the day in a quaint and tempting clawfoot tub drawn from the pages of yesterday is rather mesmerizing.
In the past, one of the major forfeitures a person had to make upon choosing a clawfoot bathtub was that there was no planning for fast showers, particularly for days when the user did not have sufficient time to soak in the tub. Modern clawfoot tubs ordinarily are accompanied by an connected wall shower for added serviceability. A shower curtain, shower curtain rings, a shower rod, and a shower fixture are all that the contemporary homeowner requires in order to equip their clawfoot bathtub with a shower enclosure. Constructing a shower curtain that can be installed around your clawfoot bathtub is effortless; just follow the five steps that follow.
For starters, you will want to plan out the particular pattern that you want to use when installing the enclosure. Some people prefer to install the curtain around the clawfoot tub in a type of halo pattern that will enclose the tub in a tight space. On the other hand, you can install a straight shower curtain rod to divide the bathroom area from the actual bathtub area, thus yielding the bather more privacy.
Once you have come up with the design or layout, use a tape measure to measure the “drop”. The “drop” refers to the length from the flooring to the top of the shower curtain rod. Add four inches to the drop measurement for an allowance.
Buy the material or fabric
It is a good idea to select a fabric that is resistant to water and effortless to take care of. Shower curtains are ordinarily manufactured using effortless to care for choices. When choosing the pattern for your shower curtain, take into consideration the overall design and style of your bath.
Prepare the fabric
Once you have bought the fabrics, cut the fabric corresponding to your measure and then sew together or tape both ends of the fabric for added durability. If you are not skilled with a sewing machine or don’t own one, you can merely use material adhesive, making certain that you use the waterproof form. You can then affix shower hooks along the top of the material at three to four inch intervals.
Shower curtain installation
As a last measure, attach the shower curtain rings to the previously installed shower curtain rod. You should likewise make certain that clasps are firmly aligned. This keeps the curtain in its place while you are showering. As a final touch, try to move the curtain about, just to see if there are rips.
Now finish adorning your elegant bath with metal wall art in creamy white for a shabby chic or cottage feel, or bring in tree wall art, botanical prints and wall vases filled with vines and blooms for an English garden twist.