The Teak Shower Tray adds a perfectly fitted, saunalike touch to an MTI shower base. Burmese teak slats — spaced 1/8 inch apart — provide a comfortable, nonslip surface. The insert costs between $325 and $780, depending on size. MTI, 800/783-8827, www.mtiwhirlpools.com

For your next custom installation, consider the water-conserving Monitor 1800 Jetted Shower or Jetted Shower XO. According to the manufacturer, the individual droplets produced by these units are fatter than normal, so they hold heat better and make a bigger splash. As a result, says the company, a 1.6-gpm spray feels like a 2.5-gpm spray. The...

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