Shower Panels vs Tiles: Which is Right for Your Bathroom?

shower panels vs tiles
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It is a conundrum commonly considered by those with bathroom design on their minds — shower panels vs tiles. 

Both are methods of waterproofing the area around a shower and both have their pros and cons. This guide looks at the advantages and disadvantages of both shower panels and bathroom tiles in order to help you make an informed decision.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.