The Best Shower Screens For Keeping Your Bathroom Dry

Refine your bathroom space with our handpicked selection of shower screens that'll ensure your floors don't become waterlogged.
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Installing a shower screen to the wall or over the bath is the best way to create an enclosed showering area. The latest include a range of modern shapes, colours and sizes as well as foldable or sliding mechanisms for a stylish and functional upgrade to your bathroom.

Although using shower curtains is a way of keeping your bathroom dry, a quality shower screen provides a more premium look and feel. They are also far better at preventing water from escaping and ending up on the floor as they fully enclose the shower with rubber seals.

To assist you in selecting a shower screen, our handpicked selection lists top-performing designs, chosen based on our first-hand experience installing a range of shower screens. Our testing and up-to-date research further ensure the quality of our recommendations.

Best Overall: Nuie Pacific Modern Bathroom Screen
VeeBath Jade Curved Shower Screen
Best For P-Shaped Baths: VeeBath Jade Curved
Luxura 4 Panel Folding Shower Screen
Best Folding: Luxura 4 Panel Shower Screen
ELEGANT Walk In Shower Screen
Best Walk-In: ELEGANT Walk In Shower Screen
ELEGANT Black Sliding Screen
Best Sliding: ELEGANT Black Shower Enclosure
Mecor Shower Bath Screen
Best Value: Mecor Shower Bath Shower Panel

How The DIY Works Team Tests & Rates Shower Screens

As we own a number of properties (rentals and Airbnb’s), we’ve installed several shower screens over the years that include those over a bath (as shown in the picture of a recent installation of ours) as well as screens for walk-in showers.

We see them as an essential component of any shower due to the fact that they reduce water splashing all over the bathroom. They also do a great job of providing a stylish and functional upgrade to your bathroom.

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If you have never installed a shower screen before, it’s a DIY task that we feel is achievable for most beginner DIY’ers. To walk you through the process, we created an indepth guide of how to fit shower screens with photos of each step.

As well as our experience of using and installing a number of shower screens, we also based our recommendations upon hours of research and multiple factors. Some of the factors that we took into consideration included the design, build quality, glass thickness, adjustability, supplied installation hardware, guarantee and value.

The Best Shower Screens

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1. Best Overall: Nuie Pacific Modern Bathroom Screen

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The Nuie Pacific is one of the cheapest shower screens on the market that’s actually worth buying. Unlike similarly priced alternatives, it’s constructed of an aluminium frame and uses a 6 mm toughened safety glass.

Depending upon your requirements, the brand offers its screen as a standard unit or with an optional fixed panel or rail.

Pros
  • Modern design with a sleek curved top corner
  • Durable toughened 6 mm safety glass
  • Anti corrosion aluminium frame
  • Reversible for right or left hand installation
  • Backed by a 5 year guarantee
Cons
  • When installing this screen ourselves, we found it to be slightly trick to install when compared to other screens we've installed

To conclude, the Nuie Pacific is an excellent all-round shower screen that ticks all the boxes. Not only does it offer great value for the money but it’s also built to last with a toughened safety glass and aluminium construction.

2. Best For P-Shaped Baths: VeeBath Jade Curved

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VeeBath is a brand that produces a wide range of shower screens that include P-shaped, folding, straight and round options. Each of the designs is built with affordability in mind and they even come with a 5-year guarantee.

In terms of this particular curved shower screen, it’s 1435 x 720 x 8 mm in size (H x W x D) and uses toughened safety glass for additional durability.

Pros
  • Universal fitting for left or right hand side opening
  • Supplied with a wall fixing pack and instructions
  • Backed by an impressive 5 year guarantee
  • Large 180 degree swing
  • Optional knob or rail
  • 6 mm toughened glass
  • Chrome profiles and durable seals
  • Easily adjusted for uneven walls
Cons
  • Only suitable for P-shaped baths

Overall, the VeeBath Curved Shower Screen offers great value for the money and it can be installed with ease whilst following the instructions. It’s also a fraction of the price when compared to many of the premium alternatives available and it’s backed by a 5-year warranty for complete peace of mind.

3. Best Folding: Luxura 4 Panel Shower Screen

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Folding shower screens are becoming increasingly popular and they are perfect for bathrooms that lack space. The Luxura 4-panel folding screen is a great option to consider because it can be easily folded away when not in use.

In terms of construction, each panel features a thermally strengthened 4 mm safety glass and polished chrome profiles for a more premium look and feel.

Pros
  • Backed by an impressive 10 year warranty
  • Easy to install with the supplied reversible fixings
  • 4 mm thermally strengthened safety glass
  • Polished chrome wall profiles
  • CE certified and manufactured in accordance to BS EN 14428
Cons
  • Only available in a single size with 4 panels

Overall, the Luxura 4 Panel is one of the best folding shower screens on the market that’s built to last with a 10-year guarantee. Compared to other folding alternatives on the market, it also offers relatively good value for the money when you consider its build quality and the impressive guarantee length.

4. Best Walk-In: ELEGANT Walk In Shower Screen

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Elegant is a brand well-known for its affordable bathroom products such as their highly rated shower enclosures. However, they also offer parts of the enclosure separately such as their selection of shower screens.

In terms of the choices available, the brand offer sizes ranging from 700 x 1,900 mm to 1,200 x 1,900 mm. They also give you the option to choose the glass thickness, which can be either 6 or 8 mm.

Pros
  • Universal fitting design
  • Supplied with a stainless steel support bar
  • Concealed fitting with top cover caps
  • Nano self cleaning glass technology
  • 15 mm of adjustment for easy installation
  • Corrosion resistant aluminium frame
  • BS EN 12150 certified
Cons
  • Relatively expensive when compared to other walk in shower screens

Overall, the Elegant Walk-In is an affordable yet high-quality shower screen that won’t disappoint. The addition of the Nano Self Clean also makes cleaning the screen far easier than any of the alternatives, which is another great bonus.

5. Best Sliding: ELEGANT Black Shower Enclosure

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If you require a sliding shower screen that’ll add a modern look and feel to your bathroom, this black shower screen by Elegant is a great option to consider. It’s the brand’s most popular and highly rated sliding shower screen they have to offer and it’s available in 7 different sizes to best suit your requirements.

Pros
  • Sizes range from 1,000 to 1,700mm
  • Uses 8mm tempered safety glass
  • Nano self cleaning glass technology
  • High quality rollers
  • Built to the latest British standards
  • Very stylish polished matte black aluminium finish
Cons
  • Most expensive shower screen within our roundup

To conclude, if you are in the market for a sliding shower screen, you can’t go wrong with this modern option by the Elegant brand. The colour black is very popular right now and this screen is the perfect solution for any walk-in showers.

6. Best Value: Mecor Shower Bath Shower Panel

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Another shower screen with a desirable curved design is by the Mecor brand. It’s available in a single standard size of 800 x 1,400 mm and it features a 6 mm “Easy Clean” glass for easier cleaning.

Pros
  • 180 degree pivot hinge
  • 6 mm Easy Clean glass
  • Modern curved top corner
  • CE certified
  • Aesthetically pleasing frameless design
Cons
  • Construction quality could be improved
  • Only available in a single size

Overall, the Mecor shower screen is easy to install and it has a modern curved top-corner design that looks great in most modern bathrooms. Compared to other cheaper alternatives, it offers far superior quality and it won’t disappoint.

Conclusion

Shower screens are an excellent way to create a fully enclosed showering space within your bathroom. Although most screens provide plenty of adjustment, it’s advised that you also purchase bathroom sealant for sealing any exposed areas. We mention this because it’ll ensure that it’s virtually impossible for any water to escape and end up on the floor.

All of our recommendations listed above are suitable for all budgets and include a range of modern designs. However, to avoid disappointment, it’s advised that you measure the available space for a shower screen before making a purchase.

If you require further information regarding our shower screen recommendations, feel free to get in touch and we will try to provide our assistance where possible.

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