What is a Shower Hob?

What Is A Shower Hob?

A shower hob is the elevated part of your shower base that holds the water so it easily flows into the drain and doesn’t spill all over your entire bathroom.

 A shower hob is a great way to keep your shower clean and it can help to prevent water from spilling out onto the floor. It is also a great way to keep your children safe in the shower, as it will help to keep them from slipping and falling.

What is a shower hob


If you are looking for a simple way to keep your shower clean and safe, then a shower hob is the perfect solution. It is easy to install and is cost-effective.

How High Does a Shower Hob Need To Be?

You always need to consider the standard size for all your building projects, the shower size is no exception, and all that it entails, such as the shower recess and niche as well as the shower base.
For the shower hob specifically, it doesn’t need to be high. They usually have a height of around 100 mm and have a width of 100 mm. 

How to Build a Shower Hob

When building your shower hob, you also want to pay attention to the choice of material that you would use. The shower base is a crucial part of any shower hob, there are different materials that you can choose from.

 If you want to install a hob in your shower you can choose from a pre-made hob, blocks, bricks or concrete.

Tile is a popular option to put over your hob as tiles can be installed around the small lip that many shower bases have built into them. If you plan on making a custom shower base then you will want to consider an Acrylic Shower Base.

Acrylic base are very easy to work with and they can easily be made into any size or shape that you desire. They also come pre-sloped for better floor drainage and they give your custom design a smooth finished look.


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