Shower doors and enclosures have undergone a tremendous change in the past several years. This means that today it doesn’t matter what style your bathroom has, from older-home quaintness to modern day luxury, there are shower doors that can provide just the right finishing touch.
Whether you have a stand alone shower or you have a tub shower situation there are doors that will work for you.
The tub shower door is probably the most common style of door. It most often is a bypass door that has two doors that slide in a frame mounted to the tub’s end walls. With any door style type you’ll have a choice of glass styles and hardware finishes.
Glass makers have developed some very interesting types of glass for shower doors . Designers have taken inspiration from water, architecture, and individual creativity to develop some amazing glass types that can completely transform the mood of your shower. Here is a look at the different types of shower door glass.
–Aquatex Glass glass is an obscured pattern that resembles the ocean floor.
–Bronze Tinted Glass can be added to glass to give it color. They can be tinted bronze, gray, or any other metallic to add dramatic affect to a shower door.
–Bubble Glass has millions of different size bubbles to give the feeling of being underwater. Yet another great unique touch to take a shower to another level.
–Clear Glass is the least expensive type of glass to use for a shower door. It looks great, but does not add any dramatic affect.
–Custom Embossed or Etched can also be ordered with custom etched designs or embossed patterns to perfectly suit design needs. There is no limit to the type of pattern or design that can be incorporated into a glass door when custom ordered.
–Rain Glass actually looks like rain as it runs down a window pane. This is such as unique touch to add to a shower door that will make the shower feel like a rainforest.
–Reed Glass is molded with embossed vertical reeds. It helps with privacy and adds a classic touch. Stripes in a bathroom add sophistication.
And there are many more. Whatever type of glass you choose, you are sure to be happy with the results. There are glass types to suit any kind of bathroom decor and ambiance.
When choosing a shower door , some thought should be given to the hardware finish. Here again there are many styles and colors to choose from. They include chrome, polished brass, antique brass, painted white or black, frameless and many others. The frameless style is maybe the most dramatic but is also very expensive. There are also sliding and hinged models available.
Shower doors are easy to install and can dress up your bathroom and solve all of the problems related to curtains. But keep in mind, whether you are replacing an existing shower door or building a new shower enclosure, proper measuring is critical for a perfect fit.
New shower doors can transform an old shower and bring new life to your bathroom.