• Home Decor,  Home Design

    Walk-in Showers Gain in Popularity

    Home owners are choosing showers over tubs, despite the long-standing notion that it is important to have a tub for resale value. “We’re definitely seeing a trend toward walk-in showers versus tubs,” says Katie Campbell, sales manager for the Heritage of Palatine, a Chicago-area development where homes are priced from $221,900. “We used to do a lot of big soaking tubs with shower stalls in the master bathroom, but we had a lot of people eliminate the tub because they wanted a bigger shower. “Having at least one tub in the house is still important because some buyers want them, insists Kathy Dames-Mattox, an associate with ReMax of Joliet. But…