When choosing a new glass shower door, there are a few things that a homeowner will need to consider. There are a wide variety of options to look at including materials, door opening styles, hardware, and glass types. These options can all impact the cost of your new bathroom. At Dick’s Rancho Glass, we are here to help you in your search for the glass shower enclosure options that are right for your home and budget. Here are some factors to consider when you start to look into your new glass shower.
With a Frame or Frameless – This is an option with many standard shower enclosures. Framed shower doors are made with aluminum or some type of composite material, which frames the glass panel. Framed style doors usually only open inward, so that’s something to think about in relation to the space you have. Having a framed glass enclosure also means that it’s possible for can sit in the shower door tracks. This means the track will need to be regularly scrubbed to prevent bacteria or mildew build up. Framed doors can be a versatile and budget friendly option, they are fairly easy to install, and are equipped with a variety of different hardware. [Read more…]