We continue our three part series of tips to planning your new glass shower enclosure. If you missed Part 1, check it out here: Spacial Considerations of Custom Glass Shower Design. After measuring and considering the amount of space you have for your new shower, here are some construction elements to think about when designing your new frameless shower enclosure.
Support for Shower Doors and Hardware
Make sure the wall where you plan to install your hinged door has the proper support behind it. Doubled up 2x4s are best, but single will also work. In addition, provide wood studs or blocking where doors hinge or panels are anchored, especially if metal studs were used in original wall construction. [Read more…]