Stall Size Shower Curtains for a Stately Bathroom

Pros of polyester shower curtains
Shower curtains are primarily used to ensure your privacy and to prevent water from splashing out of the shower stall. Available in various colors, designs and varieties, shower curtains contribute significantly to the decor of the bathroom.
If you have a stall shower, then having a shower curtain is a must for reasons mentioned above. You may not be aware, but apart from vinyl curtains (that are very popular and inexpensive), there are many other varieties to choose from. There are new styles, trends and patterns available that cater to every type of decor.
Types of Shower Curtains
Shower curtains are prominently made of vinyl or plastic. But, apart from these synthetic materials, you will also find curtains made of natural material like cotton, hemp, etc. Let us take a look, in brief, at the types and features of the different shower curtains.
Vinyl
These are the most popular or commonly used shower curtains. They are inexpensive, durable and waterproof or water-repellent. They are also easy-to-use and clean. As they are available in different sizes and colors, you can surely find one that suits the decor and overall look of your bathroom. Vinyl curtains are also found in exciting designs and themes, suitable for adults' as well as kids' bathroom. At the same time, solid color curtains are also very popular.
Polyester
When it comes to use and applicability, polyester curtains are very much similar to vinyl curtains. 100% polyester is waterproof and easily washable (can be washed in a machine). It does not require any maintenance. On the other hand, you can also consider going for shower curtains made partly of cotton and partly of polyester. These curtains are perfectly suitable for contemporary as well as traditional decor. Vinyl and plastic shower curtains are suited for high-traffic bathrooms.
Cotton Fabric
Now, if you want something more elegant than plastic, then you can opt for cotton shower curtains. They are environment-friendly. They are also available in large number of colors and patterns. On the flip side, cleaning and maintaining these curtains is not as easy as cleaning vinyl or polyester ones. They take a longer time to dry and mildew quickly. However, you can look for cotton curtains that are treated to make them more water-resistant.
Hemp
Hemp (a thick plant fiber) is yet another variety of natural material used to make shower curtains. One of its many advantages is that it is as mildew-resistant as vinyl; and as environment-friendly as cotton. Hemp naturally has antifungal and antibacterial properties, and hence, does not mildew easily. However, the only side effect of hemp is that it requires longer time to dry. Due to its absorbent properties, it tends to absorb water, and hence, needs extended drying.
The price of a shower curtain depends, exclusively, on the material used. While those made of vinyl and polyester are inexpensive, those made of natural materials like cotton and hemp are pricier. Fabric shower curtains require vinyl liners to protect them from mildew and stains. This may further increase the cost. But, mark it, fabric curtains definitely look more elegant and beautiful than vinyl.

Vinyl shower curtains based on themes are priced slightly higher than others. Due to availability of large number of designs and themes, you will surely find what you are looking for. If not, you can also customize one. Look out for manufacturers that make custom shower curtains, according to your specifications of color, material, design, etc. You can also look for designer label shower curtains.
Shower Curtain Designs
➡ Solid white and beige curtains are the most popular ones they match with most of the bathroom themes. Whereas, the second most common are polka-dotted ones.

➡ You can even opt for other solid colors like blue, green, maroon, black, violet, etc., as they are visually appealing and will also match / contrast your bathroom decor.

➡ If looking for shower curtains for kids' bathroom, then you can find the ones themed on popular cartoon characters, animals, cars, abstract art, etc.
➡ When it comes to themed shower curtains (usually of vinyl or polyester material), you will find that the aquatic theme is quite popular: with designs of droplets, fish, aquatic life, etc.

➡ Lastly, if you are looking for something unique, then try silhouette shower curtains. These are cool, intriguing, and will suit modern bathroom decor.
Shower screens are also, sometimes, used in place of shower curtains. However, they are expensive as compared to shower curtains. Secondly, curtains are more preferred as they are attractive and also easy to maintain and replace. With new styles and trends available, finding the perfect shower curtain to add some style to your shower, has become quite easier.
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