The Shower Ledge – Best Alternative To A Shower Niche
September 21, 2021

The shower ledge or the wall to wall wall which is exactly as the weird title states is a wall that goes between the shower walls or across the entire bathroom. Becoming more popular than the shower niche both due to its size and ability to be used as a feature you will find the shower ledge the most popular shower shelf going into the 2020s and beyond.

The key to this getting the heights right and understanding the placement of the items it affects is really crucial and experience-based. Below I’ll give some quick notes to look for when attempting the shower ledge and a link to an alternative to the shower ledge.

Shower Ledge

The ideal height is around at least 1200mm to 1300mm High

Shower Ledge

Remember the wall will affect the mirror if you have it outside the shower area as often you will want to use it as shelving especially if you run it all the way across.

Shower Ledge

If you can always have the wall mixer in the built wall as opposed to above it as it allows for it to be at a reasonable height as opposed to an awkward look above.

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