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How to Chose Shower Door

Dongguan Life-Style Casting Co.,Ltd | Updated: Nov 20, 2018

How To Chose Shower Door?


A Shower Door create a dry and wet region for the bathroom, which keep the tile of dry region out of softening and slippery. A good shower enclosure will be a part of your life for years to come, so how to chose a right shower door? Here are some tips for your reference.

1.Framed or Frameless


Framed doors have an aluminum frame mounted to the edges of the glass door panel that adds structure to the glass for solid operation.

Frameless versions made of heavier, thicker glass to eliminate the need for structural framing. But they looks sleek, are easier to clean because there's nowhere for soap scum to collect, and eliminate visual interruptions. The average home will have a framed shower door but becoming widely popular is the sophisticated frameless shower door.

2. Swing or Sliding

When choosing a shower door, it is also important to pick the correct door installation. The two main shower door installations are a sliding door or a swinging shower door. If your bathroom is small or crowded, a sliding door will give the bathroom more room. Swinging or pivot shower doors are made for bathrooms that are larger or require a corner shower.

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3. Select glass

All glass shower doors and enclosures must be made from tempered glass, which is stronger than standard glass and, if broken, shatters into small, rounded bits. The minimum thickness for a frameless shower door is 8mm or 10mm, 12mm rarely do, but depends on your need. Most shower doors offer frosted or patterned styles. More commonly chosen is the clear glass for its clean and open appeal.


4. Measure shower door

Measure width, we need to know three different spots: Top, Middle and Bottom, use the largest measurement for your shower door width. Measure height from bottom to the top of the area you want to enclose. The best deviation is the nearest 2mm.

5. Shower Door Room Accessories

Framed shower door simply need aluminum frame, roller and glass door handle. Frameless shower door could be much more option, swing door could select hinges or pivot hinge, while sliding door, different sliding glass door hardware set can be chose.

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