Fun and functional, outdoor showers keep sand at bay.
Photo by Jean Allsopp
Treated wood, rust-resistant fixtures, and an outdoor-fabric curtain withstand harsh coastal conditions.
• Choose materials that will survive the elements. Use pressure-treated, painted, or composite lumber; synthetic decking; mildew-resistant fabrics; and rust-resistant fixtures.
• Stash rolled-up towels in a galvanized bucket to warm them in the sun.