Bathtub & Shower Surrounds

Bathtub & Shower Surrounds in Erie, Warren, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Crawford, and Surrounding Areas in Pennsylvania and New York

Quality wall surrounds from Klein Home Solutions are:

  • Easy to install: Typically fitting right over existing bath or shower walls.
  • Low maintenance: Resistant to mold and mildew and non-porous for easy cleaning.
  • Guaranteed to last: Our wall surrounds come with a Lifetime Warranty.

Get rid of ugly bathtub & shower walls with a quality wall surround

Whether you are building a new bathroom or remodeling an existing bath, it's important to choose a tub or shower surround that looks good, lasts long, and doesn't demolish your budget.

A shower or bathtub surround installed by Klein Home Solutions can give your bathroom the updated look you desire. Our wall surroundings can typically be installed over existing tub or shower stall walls, guaranteeing a perfect fit!

Contact us today to schedule your no-obligation bathroom design consultation. We offer Free Estimates for installing bathtub and shower surrounds in Warren, Crawford, Cattaraugus, Erie, Chautauqua, and the surrounding areas.

Materials used in your bath or shower should stand up to moisture

The term “surround” is an appropriate way to describe the wall sections that enclose a bathtub or shower. These surrounding walls have a job description that goes far beyond what we expect from standard walls. A bathtub or shower surround has to stand up to soaking conditions day after day, without allowing moisture to penetrate into wall cavities or mold to grow on wall surfaces. Tub and shower surrounds also typically contain recesses and/or shelves where soap and shampoo can be stored.

Installing Tiled Shower Surround

Beautiful yet impractical. Tile showers look nice, but can be expensive to install and are easily damaged by things like mildew and cracks.

Tile surrounds can be beautiful but are expensive and easily damaged

A tile tub or shower surround has come to signify high quality as well as high cost. Because you have the opportunity to select the tile colors, sizes and patterns that suit your fancy, it's possible to create a one-of-a-kind composition when your bath or shower surround is built.

For many homeowners, this design opportunity is worth the premium price that tile contractors usually charge for this work.

Tile surrounds for bathtubs and showers aren't without their problems, however. For one thing, the grout joints between tiles can crack and allow water to penetrate and accumulate behind the tile. Even grout that isn't cracked will still absorb a certain amount of moisture, which increases the likelihood that mold spores will take hold on the surround surface. Black stains on a tile surround are telltale signs of mold. Water that makes its way behind tiles can cause some tiles to work loose and even fall out of place.

Panel-type surrounds offer excellent value

These days, many homeowners prefer the exceptional durability and common-sense utility you get with panel-type surrounds for bathtubs and shower stalls. Unlike a tiled surround, which is made from hundreds of individual tiles, a panel-type surround is made up of no more than several large wall panels that are designed to overlap and (in some cases) interlock, forming a near-seamless surface.

With panel-type surrounds, there are no grout joints to crack, admit water and support mold growth. Instead you have thick, durable surround panels that direct water down toward the drain. The bottom edge of each panel overlaps the wall flange where the top edge of the shower base or bathtub is secured to the wall.

Panel-type tub and shower surrounds can be made from acrylic, fiberglass, plastic or thin solid-surface material. Surrounds are available to match common tub and shower stall sizes, in a limited selection of colors and styles (including faux tile). Some surrounds are designed specifically to go with a particular model of bathtub or shower base, while others are easily adapted to tubs and shower bases made by other manufacturers. Most surrounds have built-in features like soap dishes, shelves and grab bars.

The popularity of panel-type surrounds is easy to understand. They perform better than tiled surround walls at preventing moisture damage around tubs and showers. They can be installed more quickly and more affordably than tile. If your tub or shower already has a tiled surround that is not in good shape, it may not be necessary to rip out the old tile in order to install a panel-type surround. Some panel-type surrounds are designed to be installed directly over old tile walls –another time- and cost-saving feature.

A beautiful bathroom starts with our free design consultation

Klein Home Solutions offers high-quality bathtub and shower surrounds at a price that's affordable. Schedule a consultation with one of our bathroom remodel specialists today to learn about all the styles, colors and options available. We also offer quality bathroom renovation solutions, including bathtub liners, shower enclosures and tub to shower conversion - just a few of the various bath and shower products we provide homeowners throughout Greater Erie.

Call or contact us online to get a FREE, no-obligation quote in Erie, Warren, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Crawford and nearby areas in Pennsylvania and New York.

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our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Adamsville
  • Atlantic
  • Bear Lake
  • Cambridge Springs
  • Centerville
  • Chandlers Valley
  • Clarendon
  • Cochranton
  • Columbus
  • Conneaut Lake
  • Corry
  • Elgin
  • Garland
  • Grand Valley
  • Guys Mills
  • Harmonsburg
  • Hartstown
  • Hydetown
  • Irvine
  • Meadville
  • Mill Village
  • Pittsfield
  • Riceville
  • Russell
  • Saegertown
  • Sheffield
  • Spartansburg
  • Spring Creek
  • Sugar Grove
  • Tidioute
  • Tiona
  • Titusville
  • Townville
  • Union City
  • Venango
  • Warren
  • Youngsville
New York
  • Ashville
  • Celoron
  • Ellington
  • Falconer
  • Frewsburg
  • Gerry
  • Greenhurst
  • Jamestown
  • Kennedy
  • Lakewood
  • Niobe
  • Panama
  • Stow
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Klein Home Solutions
636 West 24th Street
Erie, PA 16502
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