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Imagine stepping into your dream bathroom every morning, surrounded by modern fixtures and a clean design; this vision can become a reality with Bath Fitter.
We recently took over the family home after my mother-in-law fell and broke her hip. This home has been in my husband’s family since it was first built by his great-grandfather in 1922. Unfortunately, my MIL didn’t do a great job with the upkeep; the shower was one of the worst things. She had let the tile fall apart, water running into the wall. When we found out, the tub had already sunk a couple of inches into the floor.
As I mentioned above, we had to take over this home due to an unforeseeable accident – meaning we had to sell our current home and move QUICK suddenly. But it’s hard to move when it’s a one-bathroom home with a shower that doesn’t work. I’m a handywoman, but this? This was way too much. And I certainly didn’t have weeks to wait on a contractor!
Enter: Bath Fitter.
Bath Fitter Review: A Real Customer’s Experience With Bath Fitter
I want to clarify that while I wish Bath Fitter had incentivized me to write this post, they did NOT. This is my journey paid for with my own dollars.
So, let’s explore some of the benefits of Bath Fitter and talk about the durability, maintenance, cost, and overall customer satisfaction that Bath Fitter brings to the table.
If you’re dreaming of a bathroom makeover, hold on tight as we dive into the transformative power of Bath Fitter and how it compares to other options.
What Is Bath Fitter?
Say Bath Fitter three times and watch as the ads magically appear. I joke…but seriously, that’s what happened.
I’d heard of Bath Fitter before, but the moment we brought it up as an option, I swear I saw it every hour on the hour.
Bath Fitter is renowned for their innovative approach to bathroom renovation. Unlike traditional remodeling, which often involves tearing out existing fixtures, Bath Fitter offers a unique solution that eliminates the need for demolition. They fit a high-quality acrylic bathtub or shower directly over what you already have in place.
And what I had in place? Well it was bad…real real bad…
But Bath Fitter is not just about convenience. From what I’ve read and experienced firsthand, each Bath Fitter product is manufactured to fit your bathroom dimensions, ensuring a perfect fit.
Not only does Bath Fitter offer a personalized design, but it also boasts exceptional durability. The acrylic they use is non-porous, making it resistant to mold, mildew, and stains. But we’ll talk more about maintenance in a bit!
In addition to the durability and convenience, I ran the numbers (because, duh), and I was REALLY surprised at how Bath Fitter matched up to the traditional bathroom remodeling route. Given all the other stress going on at that time, I appreciated how straightforward the costs were.
Lastly, I will say that it’s clear Bath Fitter prides itself on customer satisfaction. From the moment I contacted Bath Fitter for a consultation to the final installation (and even needing to reach back out after!), the people I spoke to were great.
Can Bath Fitter Go Over a Shower?
Absolutely! You’d be amazed at what they can work with (if you’re not already, with those before pictures I showed you!) Bath Fitter’s innovative approach allows for seamless transformations of existing showers into incredible rejuvenated spaces.
When transforming your shower, Bath Fitter’s process begins with thoroughly assessing your current setup. Their experienced technicians will evaluate the condition of your shower and determine if it can be covered by Bath Fitter’s high-quality acrylic wall system. This system is designed to fit seamlessly over your existing shower, eliminating the need for messy and costly demolition.
The beauty of Bath Fitter’s approach is that it saves you time and money and provides you with a custom-fit solution. Their acrylic walls are made to measure, ensuring a perfect fit over your shower.
Personalized Design for Your Bathroom
I appreciate that Bath Fitter offers a personalized design process to help you create your dream bathroom. They have a wide range of options and can adjust based on your budget. When they come out to do your consultation, they have a tablet they’ll use to help you through the design process. You’ll first pick a base – tub, half surround, full surround – and then from there, you’ll customize the actual look. From the layout and color scheme to the fixtures and accessories, Bath Fitter makes it easy to create a personalized design.
Bath Fitter goes above and beyond when bringing your vision to life. Whether installing a beautifully tiled shower surround or seamlessly integrating a sleek bathtub, Bath Fitter’s craftsmen have the expertise to turn your bathroom into a stunning oasis.
I especially appreciate Bath Fitter’s commitment to impeccable craftsmanship beyond the visible details. We had a window in our previous shower – part of the water damage issue – and thought we’d have to have someone separate come out to handle it. But nope! Bath Fitter took care of it.
Behind the walls and under the flooring, their team worked hard to ensure that the structural integrity of the bathroom was reinforced. Every aspect of the installation process was meticulously handled, from ensuring proper waterproofing to seamless plumbing connections.
Obviously, if I’m spending thousands of dollars, I want to know that what I’m installing will last. Based on research and my personal experience, as we’re 8+ months out, Bath Fitter products stand the test of time. Whether it’s the bathtub, shower, or surrounding walls, I have no doubt you can trust that your Bath Fitter installation will maintain its structural integrity for years to come.
Say goodbye to worries about cracks, leaks, or water damage – Bath Fitter’s durable products will keep your bathroom looking flawless and functioning flawlessly. They are so confident in their product that they even offer a lifetime guarantee!
Bath Fitter Cleaning and Maintenance
One of the most appealing aspects of Bath Fitter’s solutions is the easy maintenance they offer. We all know that cleaning and maintaining a bathroom can be a time-consuming and sometimes frustrating task. However, with Bath Fitter, you’ll find that keeping your new bathroom spotless is a breeze. Their products’ smooth, non-porous surface resists the buildup of grime, mold, and mildew, making it incredibly easy to wipe clean.
In fact, with your new Bath Fitter installation, scrubbing is a thing of the past (seriously – don’t do it!) Instead of scrubbing down your shower to prevent grime and buildup, you only need a squeegee!We squeegee after every shower…and by we, I probably mean just me because let’s face it – I doubt my kids and husband actually do it.
Other than that, they’ll also provide you a list of household cleaning agents they recommend, but I just use a 50/50 mix of water and bleach once a month or so.
How Much Does Bath Fitter Cost?
Bath Fitter understands that a bathroom renovation is a significant investment, and they strive to make the process as accessible as possible for their customers. They offer an incredible range of financing options to fit different budgets and needs. You can choose to pay it all upfront or go with a payment plan. In the interest of full transparency here, we had to finance our installation.
They did have to call in a plumber to update our 80 year old plumbing system, so I think our total was a bit higher than average. It cost us just over $7,000 but with interest-free financing, we’re only paying $180/month. While credit card debt obviously isn’t ideal, I’m confident this was a worthwhile investment.
They really do work to see that you get the best deal possible. Their team is dedicated to helping you find a financing solution that works for you, so you can enjoy your new bathroom without breaking the bank.
By offering these financing options, Bath Fitter demonstrates their commitment to customer satisfaction. They understand that a bathroom renovation is a big decision, and they want to support you every step of the way, from the initial consultation to the completion of your project. With Bath Fitter, you can have peace of mind knowing that they have your best interests in mind, not just during the installation process but also when it comes to financing your bathroom transformation.
Bath Fitter Customer Satisfaction
The financing options alone show me just how dedicated Bath Fitter is to customer satisfaction. They clearly understand that a bathroom renovation is a significant decision, and their priority is to support customers every step of the way. From the initial consultation to the completion of the project, Bath Fitter ensured I had peace of mind and full confidence in my decision to utilize them.
Every interaction I had with Bath Fitter was characterized by professionalism, attentiveness, and a genuine desire to exceed expectations. Every person I spoke to listened carefully to my needs and preferences.
Throughout the entire renovation process, Bath Fitter maintained open lines of communication, ensuring I was informed and involved at every stage. Given we’re now in a one-bathroom house, we couldn’t all be home while they worked. My husband stayed behind and I wrangled the kids, so communication on the timeline was KEY.
How Long Does Bath Fitter Take?
When I heard it was a 24-hour process, I pessimistically thought, “Oh great, I’m sure they mean 24 business hours…” but no! Bath Fitter was in and out in LESS THAN ONE DAY!
Obviously, the consultation was a separate day, and I’ll admit, I was a bit stressed about the timeline there. Our consultation occurred about three weeks before installation, which wasn’t ideal. This was in December, though, so you have to consider the holidays. What other way will you have a total bathroom makeover start-to-finish in that time? The initial meeting typically takes about an hour, depending on the complexity of your project.
Once you’ve selected and finalized the design, the installation phase begins. Again it can depend on the size and scope of your project, but ours was rough, and they finished in about 8 hours.
How Does Bath Fitter Installation Work?
The Bath Fitter team will remove your old shower fixtures and wall surround during the installation. They will then install your custom-made Bath Fitter wall system, which includes the walls, bathtub or shower base, and any accessories you’ve chosen. This precise and meticulous installation process ensures a seamless fit and a durable, long-lasting result.
After the installation, Bath Fitter’s professionals will thoroughly clean the workspace and ensure everything is in perfect order. They will double-check that all fixtures are properly installed and functioning correctly. This attention to detail is a testament to Bath Fitter’s commitment to delivering the highest quality workmanship.
From the initial consultation to the final installation, the entire Bath Fitter process is far faster than you’d get with a traditional remodel (and bonus – no enduring days/weeks/months of a construction zone in your bathroom!)
Bath Fitter Is Worth Looking Into
If you’ve been considering upgrading your bathroom, Bath Fitter could be the solution you’ve been searching for. With an extensive range of top-of-the-line products, expert installation services, and a personalized approach, Bath Fitter can provide a bathroom transformation that exceeds your expectations. I’d love to show a full Bath Fitter after picture. However, it’s summer now, and soggy swimsuits and sandy towels overrun our bathroom. Here’s a screenshot from a video my husband took right after, though if you want a full Bath Fitter after photo, let me know in the comments!
In conclusion, Bath Fitter’s installation process is designed to be as efficient as it is remarkable. We did have one minor issue with the silicone, but there was no hesitation from Bath Fitter to send someone out and quickly fix it! Bath Fitter stands out amidst the crowded bathroom remodeling market with personalized design, impeccable craftsmanship, exceptional durability, and unmatched customer satisfaction. Overall, I am a satisfied Bath Fitter customer!
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Amy Ives is a vibrant and resourceful writer known for her engaging home hacks, travel insights, and money-saving tips. With a knack for turning everyday challenges into fun, practical solutions, Amy's articles are a go-to for readers seeking clever tricks and life-enhancing advice.