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3 Types of Shower Doors for Your Bathroom August 10, 2017

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3 Types of Shower Doors for Your Bathroom, High Point, North Carolina

You might not realize it, but your shower door is incredibly important to the overall design and style of your bathroom. Replacing an old door can completely change the way your bathroom looks, not to mention altering the way your shower functions. If you are currently thinking about upgrading your shower, you will quickly discover there are many options awaiting you.

3 Types of Shower Doors

1. Bypass 

Bypass doors are similar to the sliding doors often used to lead to a patio. They consist of one or two sliding glass panels that are slid across a track to open and close. If your bathroom doesn’t have space for a swinging door, you should probably consider these instead.

2. Framed, Semi-Framed, & Frameless Enclosure 

shower doorFramed shower doors have a metal frame around the edges of its structure. While they might look a bit bulky, the sturdy structure allows you to use a lighter, less expensive glass inside of it. You can enjoy the benefits of a framed door and still use a lighter glass by opting for a semi-frame, which will usually only have metal around one or two sides. However, if you don’t like the look of a framed structure, ask to see frameless options. 

3. Hinged

Similar to most other doors in your home, these operate by swinging in one direction on pivoting hinges, which are usually placed on a separate stationary glass panel or the wall of the shower. Usually, homeowners prefer this option when they have a stand-alone shower stall. However, before installing one, you do need to check that you have enough clearance space for the door to swing open.

 

If you are ready to start perusing new shower door options, stop by the showroom at Furniture City Glass & Mirror today. They’ve been providing the High Point, NC, area with custom glass and mirror solutions for 50 years. For more information about the type of shower doors and enclosures this glass company carries, call them at (336) 841-5333, or visit their website.  

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