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Should You Install an Outdoor Shower?


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After a fun day at the beach, you need to know that you can come home and rinse off before entering your property. Otherwise, you will constantly be cleaning up the sand you tracked into your home. An outdoor shower gives you this convenience. Whether you want to rinse off after playing in your backyard or want a convenient place to clean up after a beach trip, having your outdoor shower helps you keep the inside of your Tampa home clean and comfortable.

Best Materials for an Outdoor Shower

When installing an outdoor shower, you want to ensure it will stand the test of time. This means you need suitable materials that are weather resistant and not susceptible to saltwater damage. Some common materials include:

  • PVC boards
  • Treated wood, including cypress and cedar
  • Bronze and copper for fixtures
  • Stainless steel

Common Considerations for Your Outdoor Shower

When installing an outdoor shower, you will want to make some specific considerations to plan well for it. Here are some things to consider:

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  • Location: Where is the best place in your yard to put the shower for optimal convenience?
  • Common use: Will you use the shower after time in the pool or a trip to the beach?
  • Access to water: Will you need to run extensive plumbing, or can you set up the shower near a water source?
  • Household situation: What is your family or household life like, and how will that affect your shower use?
  • Privacy: Do you want to shower fully clothed, or do you want privacy to dress after your shower?

Why a Professional Is Important for an Outdoor Shower

Installing an outdoor shower is a complex process. You will usually need to run water lines to power the shower, and you will also want to ensure proper drainage. For this reason, you need to work with a qualified plumbing professional who can help you do the job right rather than attempting to DIY your shower installation.

Advantages of an Outdoor Shower

Why should you choose to install an outdoor shower? In Tampa, going to the beach is a way of life. With an outdoor shower, you will enjoy:

  • Fast and easy cleanup after a beach trip
  • Ability to rinse off sand and saltwater before going into your home
  • Quick cleanup of outdoor toys
  • No need to track sand through your home on the way to the shower

Why Choose All American Home Services for Outdoor Showers in Tampa, FL?

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All American Home Services is a family-owned and -operated company that puts your needs first. We have a team of licensed plumbers who know their craft well, and they are ready to help you embrace the benefits of an outdoor shower. We are professional and friendly, and we put your needs first.

Call us today at 813-486-4038 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our plumbing team to discuss outdoor shower installation.

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