Make the most of a small space with a corner shower. The curved curtain rod shown here is a running rail salvaged from the bow of a boat. Water drains through the pressure-treated pine floorboards, which have been painted with high-gloss deck enamel to prevent damage.
For this freestanding shower, the architect used vertical red cedar tongue-and-groove paneling to line the interior walls and brick-framed granite cobblestones on the floor.
If you just want a small open-air shower, mount a showerhead on an exterior wall. Provide privacy with an arbor. When placing a shower on an exterior wall, be certain the structure is sealed against moisture.
Create an inviting atmosphere in your outdoor shower with fresh flowers and convenient storage. This well-equipped retreat holds a bench, mirror, towels-even a crab trap for rinsing beach finds.
Old cisterns and water tanks inspired the shape of this corrugated metal stall. Most of these durable components can be purchased at a local hardware or building-supply store.
Keep sand on the beach with a simple outdoor shower in a can't-miss location. Water drains through generous spaces between pressure-treated lumber, while a knee-high spigot makes foot- and dog-washing easy.
An outdoor shower can easily look like a natural extension of your home. Try incorporating some detailed woodwork to enhance the look. Install hooks within easy reach for wet bathing suits, bathrobes, and towels.
A terry cloth curtain on a circular rod creates privacy around this porch shower. Decking slanted away from the house and a drain in the floor whisks water away.
Move over, modesty-these cabana-stripe showers aren't meant to blend in. An outdoor shower may tax your hot-water system, so consider updating it when you install one (or two).