Types of Glass Shower Enclosures

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Are you planning to redesign your bathroom? If yes, then you have a lot of choices when it comes to your new glass shower enclosure. Sure you can go with the common shower and bath combination that involves a shower curtain, but will it look good aesthetically? Well, if you are not ready to dive in such catastrophic image, then opting for glass shower enclosure is the best solution, unless you are confused about the different types that exist. To help you out, I’ve dived in and search for the different types that exist and how you can use them in a modern looking bathroom. Glass shower enclosures are a great way to accentuate the décor and appearance of your bathrooms. With a variety of designs and style choices available in the market today, it is a bit difficult to choose the appropriate one.

Bypass or Sliding Doors – These are still here even after decades, in fact these may be what you envision when you think of a glass shower door. These doors are made up of two or three panels that slide past each other, along the tracks at the top and bottom of the shower case. These models are amazing just by looking at it and are incredibly functional. It is best suited for small structures as they don’t have swing-in/swing-out and requires less space to operate.

Pivot Glass Shower Doors – If you are planning for a large bathroom, then do consider a pivot door as they are easy to install and can be installed outward. That is why, you need to have enough floor space for the door to swing open without obstruction. It depends on the way you want it to open. Pivoting shower doors make a sophisticated statement in a traditional or cottage-style bath especially in master bedrooms.

Round Glass Shower Doors – If you want to save space in your bathroom, then a standalone or alcove shower is the best to have installed. It has round doors that have curved design which creates a more spacious area for bathing. This type of doors swings on hinges at the top and bottom of the frame. A round glass door can be installed to open at the left or right, as long as it fits the design of your bathroom. It is attached to the top and bottom of the frame for stability and smooth operation.

Bi-Fold Shower Doors – This has the luxury of being able to work with shower enclosure that are both recessed and fully enclosed with panels. A bi-fold shower does exactly what it says on the tin – it folds in on itself to make space for users to enter and exit the shower with ease. It is often regarded as being space-saving, of reliable quality and it is also available in a comprehensive range of designs.

Partial Tub Enclosure – Most people use shower curtains in their bathtub and these are specifically designed to fit on the top of the tub. It is considered as a great alternative as they allow easy entrance and exiting from the tub or shower. It also prevents water from escaping and make the bathroom look much more spacious and modern. It is important to have the bathtub door installed by a professional as it will raise the value of your property.

Before installing new shower doors, schedule an appointment, with A2Z KITCHEN & BATH GALLERY expert. During the consultation, we’ll discuss your shower needs, budget and design ideas to ensure that your custom doors are a perfect fit. Choose from different types of shower doors at A2Z KITCHEN & BATH GALLERY and let us upgrade your existing bathroom space.

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  1. My cousin has been thinking about getting some more space in her bathroom by replacing her shower with glass. Making sure that she can get some help from a professional could allow her to have a lot more natural space. I liked what you said about how they can make a more sophisticated statement because a pivot door will open because they are easy to install.

  2. I like how you talked about pivot glass shower doors and how they’re a great fit for large bathrooms. We recently moved into a new house that was sold to us by our close friend and realized that the bathrooms have a lot more space than our previous house, so we wanted to take advantage of that when we do some renovations. If I can find a shower enclosure manufacturer in the area, I’ll make sure I ask for this type from them.

  3. It’s awesome that you talked about how a glass shower enclosure is a great way to add style and improve your bathroom’s appearance. My wife and I want to improve our house’s appeal. We have a couple of ideas, but after reading your article, we think we’ll start renovating our bathroom. Thanks for the information about the different types of glass shoer enclosures. We absolutely loved the idea of glass doors for our shower!

  4. It’s awesome that you talked about how a glass shower enclosure is a great way to add style and improve your bathroom’s appearance. My wife and I want to improve our house’s appeal. We have a couple of ideas, but after reading your article, we think we’ll start renovating our bathroom. Thanks for the information about the different types of glass shower enclosures. We absolutely loved the idea of glass doors for our shower!

  5. I like your suggestion of using round shower doors since they look elegant while giving you more space in your bathroom. I’ve been thinking of giving various areas of my home a makeover. I should share this with my wife so we could decide which one works for our home.

  6. I like that you talked about how a pivot door will be easy to install for a large bathroom. I guess I will be picking this for my dream home in the future. It’s because it has always been my fascination of having a big bathroom, so I can take my makeup sessions there.

  7. I appreciated it when you shared that it is great to install glass shower enclosures to accentuate the décor and appearance of your bathrooms. My mother just mentioned the other day that she is planning to remodel the bathroom since she wants it to look more appealing and updated with the current trned. I will suggest to her installing a glass shower door by hiring a reliable service that can help to do so.

  8. I want to make my bathroom look a lot nicer. It makes sense that I would want to get a professional to install it for me. They would be able to ensure that a glass shower enclosure gets put together properly.

  9. It got me when you said that glass shower enclosures would be a great way to accentuate the decor and appearance of the bathroom. I guess I should go for frameless shower screens since it would look like a seamless divider for my small bathroom. It would protect the cabinets from being wet while still keeping the room looking spacious.

  10. I’d like to get a sliding door for my shower. That should help increase my home’s value. But it all depends on if I can find a contractor or not.

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