Interior and exterior design for houses & commercial buildings have moved ahead of the times in recent years, and provided consumers and end users with a wealth of differing possibilities on ways to re-connect with nature and the outdoors.  Many people are embracing the idea of having indoor amenities moved outside, allowing us to entertain guests in ways we have not previously been able to.

From stand-alone BBQs, to fully equipped outdoor kitchens, the trend has seen Australians increasingly move outdoors, and we have seen this no more prominently than in the rise in popularity of outdoor showers, and with it, a wide range of options for outdoor shower timber.

In this blog we will discuss some of the key considerations you have to make when choosing outdoor shower timber, and exactly how composite timber can serve as a stylish and resilient option. If you’re ready to get started on your outdoor shower project or want some advice from the friendly staff at COEN Composite Wood, feel free to contact us online or call 1800 105 031.

Advantages Of an Outdoor Shower Area

Grounding With Nature

The physical and mental health benefits associated with enjoying a relaxing shower amongst nature are huge.  3-5 minutes of quiet time each day can be incredibly calming, allowing us to stop, reconnect with nature and our surroundings and find some inner calm (

Environmental Sense

Council rules dependant, the water by-product from your outdoor shower can be used to directly water your garden rather than flow to a waste water-plant.

Increase Property Value

Add significant $ to the value of your property – such features are not only trendy, but also create a niche selling point for properties, adding value to your property and providing a Unique Selling Point for buyers.


Key Outdoor Shower Considerations

Waterproof Decking

Whilst the idea of this luxury add-on sounds great, you don’t want the hassle of annually re-staining decking or replacing rotten / mouldy boards. COEN Composite Wood can provide the easy solution; our Composite Decking is water and mould resistant, does not need any annual maintenance and is incredibly easy to install, and making it the perfect alternative for outdoor shower timber.


The simplest solution is to drain grey water directly back into your garden for eco-use of the water. You will need to check with your local council prior to installing.


Choosing a sunny and well-lit location will not only provide a pleasant experience when showering, but it will reduce the drying time of the deck between uses and prevent any plumbing issues in the colder months. Although COEN’s outdoor shower timber is naturally resistant to mould and rot, by ensuring it dries after most uses you are allowing it to retain its look for as long as possible.

Start Your Outdoor Shower Project Today

COEN’s composite wood products make the perfect addition to any outdoor shower. If you’re ready to start your project today with an order of composite outdoor shower timber, or have any questions for our friendly staff, feel free to contact us online or by calling 1800 105 031.