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      Bath Doctor bath and shower wall surrounds are quickly and easily installed, provide peace of mind against leaks, resist mold and mildew, and represent an excellent value. We offer design, supply, and installation of acrylic or tile products.

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      acrylic wall surrounds with a marbelized pattern

      Acrylic marbelized tub wall

      Decorative shower wall panels
      with Sentrel system
      bath walls with an acrylic finish

      Stone texture bathtub walls

      Reduced maintenance. Our acrylic and faux stone systems are grout-free and non-porous, require no heavy scrubbing, and resist mold and mildew. This can save you hours of cleaning!

      Quick installation. If you choose acrylic panels they can be installed over existing bathroom walls - cutting the time to get this project done significantly.

      Huge array of colors, patterns, and textures. Get rid of your ugly out of date color - we have a wide range of colors, patterns, and textures.

      Cost-effectiveness. If you want to save money consider an acrylic wall systems for excellent value and affordability.

      Environmentally responsible choice. Installing acrylic material over old tile walls reduces waste and the need to dump materials into landfills.

      High-quality, durable bathroom solution. Acrylic won't stain, peel, crack, craze (i.e., the spiderweb effect you'll see in fiberglass or plastic), or chip.

      A company you can trust. We are accredited by the Better Business Bureau and have won service awards through Angie's List and Consumer's Choice through our parent corporation, Innovate Building Solutions.

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      acrylic window trim kit eliminates deteriorated wood window sills
      stone pattern choices in a shower wall system
      Product Lines & Designs

      Product Lines & Designs

      Pattern Choices - Acrylic Tub & Shower Walls

      Solid Pattern
      Simulated 4 x 4 Tile Pattern
      Simulated 4" x 4" Tile
      Simulated 6 x 6 Tile Pattern
      Simulated 6" x 6" Tile
      Simulated 8 x 10 Tile Pattern
      Simulated 8" x 10" Tile
      Simulated 12 x 12 Slate Pattern
      Simulated 12" x 12" Slate
      Diamond Tile Pattern
      Diamond Tile
      Subway Tile Pattern
      Subway Tile 60" x 98"
      Windmill Tile Pattern
      Windmill Tile 60" x 98"


      Solid Finishes


      Granite Finishes

      Granite White
      Granite White
      Granite Gray
      Granite Gray
      Granite Beige
      Granite Beige


      Metallic Pearl
      Metallic Pearl

      Marble Finishes

      Silver White
      Almond White

      Stone Finishes

      River Rock
      River Rock
      Roman Stone
      Roman Stone

      Sentrel Stone, Marble, Granite Tub & Shower Wall Line

      Here is a sample of some of the colors available in our Sentrel line.

      Botticini Cream
      Blue Sodalite
      Breccia Paradiso
      Calcutta Gold
      Creme Travertine
      Golden Beaches
      Mocha Travertine
      Sea Foam
      Vanilla Travertine

      Our Swanstone line comes in 38 colors.

      swanstone bathtub wall surrounds
      shower wall panels using swanstone material
      wainscoting and a tub wall using swanstone solid surface walls

      Installation & Design Tips for Tile & Acrylic Walls

      Think about what is behind the wall. Using a waterproof wall backer board (like the Wedi system shown below) can ensure tile tub & shower walls last (don't skimp on what you don't see!). 

      Wedi waterproof tile wall backer board system

      Don't settle for a "one size fits all" supplier and contractor. Many companies will "push" the one system they're selling - that's not how we do business! Bath Doctor will work to understand the problems and challenges of your current space, learn how you want your new bathroom to look, and then recommend potential solutions to fit your tastes and budget.

      Get the right shower fixtures & accessories when you're doing the walls. The best time to take care of a showerhead that is too low (in height) or a valve that isn't operating properly or to add accessories to make your wet area safer and add style is when you're doing the walls.

      wolverine anti-scald shower valve
      Anti-scald shower head valve is safer for kids
      roll in shower with a hand held shower and recessed soap niche
      Hand held shower can make showering easier.
      18 x 18 x 20 corner bench seat for shaving Corner bench seats are nice for shaving & relaxing

      Choose water-resistant and larger wall tiles for less maintenance and reduced installation time (and don't forget to use the right grout). Use higher-density glazed porcelain tiles in bigger sizes for a lower-cost project and a lower-maintenance bathroom. Also - using urethane grout which performs better than sanded grout (and requires no resealing) can save hassle and money in the long run. 

      Stay with neutral colors if you would like to increase the resale value of your home. It's easier to change interior bathroom decor and accents when you're starting with a neutral color palette.

      earth tone color bathroom Earth tone colors are easier to redecorate around
      white and sand colored swanstone walls
      White wainscoting & neutral tub colors

      FAQ - Acrylic & Tile walls

      acrylic walls over old tiles - cut out view

      Can I remodel over existing tile, fiberglass, or plastic walls?
      Yes and no. Installing an acrylic wall surround over old tiles can be done if the existing structure is not bowed or spongy. If you have an existing fiberglass or plastic unit it will have to be removed.

      How can I make a small bathroom look bigger?
      For small bathroom remodeling, we recommend use of light colors (add pops of color in the accessories). If you like wallpapered bathrooms, choose a vertical wallpaper pattern. Light colors and vertical lines will make the room look bigger, as well as using larger rectangular tiles.

      water resistant cement board wall backer

      How can I reduce the maintenance of a tile shower?
      You can reduce the maintenance during the installation stage of your bathroom remodel. Smart choices in materials and design include:.

      • Urethane grout - improved resistance to water, stains, and mold or mildew.
      • Water-resistant tile.
      • Larger tiles to minimize joints.
      • Moisture-resistant or waterproof backboards.

      How do I clean acrylic walls in my bathroom?
      Because acrylic does not allow the growth of mold or mildew, cleaning is very simple. In a spray bottle, make a 50:50 solution of vinegar and water or a 10:90 solution of bleach and water. Spray it on and rinse it off with a wet, soft cloth. Don't use ammonia, aerosol cleansers or abrasive materials like Tilex.

      What is the #1 benefit of your acrylic system?

      In a recent study, "ease of cleaning" was rated the homeowner's number one concern for shower & bath projects. Acrylic's hard non-porous surface makes it less susceptible to hard water stains, mildew, and algae versus the gel coat/fiberglass and tile grout used in typical tub/shower installations. Cleaning acrylic requires only a mild bathroom cleaner and a quick and easy wipe down with a damp sponge or cloth, even after years of use.



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