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Considerations When Shopping For Shower Enclosures

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Shower enclosures are a great way to add a touch of style and luxury to your bathroom. They can also create a sense of privacy, allowing you to enjoy a relaxing shower without worrying about being on display. Whether you're remodeling your bathroom or just looking for a quick and easy update, installing a shower enclosure can be a great addition. When it comes to shower enclosures, there are a few things to consider, here are a few of the important ones.


First, you'll need to decide what type of enclosure best fits your needs. There are many different styles, from framed to frameless, and from sliding to hinged. Frameless enclosures are a popular choice, as they offer a modern, elegant look. Without the need to install metal frames, they are also easier to install than framed enclosures. Hinged enclosures are great for smaller bathrooms, as they can be opened up in a way that creates more space in the bathroom. And sliding enclosures are perfect for larger bathrooms, as they can be opened up to create a larger shower area.


Once you've chosen the type of enclosure you want, you'll need to decide what type of material you'd like. Glass is a popular choice, as it's easy to clean and maintain. It's also a great way to make a statement, as it can be custom-etched with designs or text. Alternatively, you could opt for acrylic, which is a more affordable option. Of course, you should keep in mind that glass can break and shatter easier than acrylic but acrylic scratches and becomes discolored easier.


Finally, you'll need to decide on a shower door. This could be a sliding door, a hinged door, or even a folding door. You do not need to have the door made of the same material as the enclosure. You'll also need to decide whether you'd like a door made from glass or from acrylic. You should keep the same style as the enclosure though, it would look best to keep the door frameless if the rest of the enclosure does not have a frame.

Installing a shower enclosure is a great way to upgrade your bathroom. It can also help keep your bathroom looking neat and tidy. With the right materials and a little bit of planning, you can create a beautiful and functional shower enclosure that will last for many years to come.