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4 Tips for Selecting the Right Glass for Your Shower Door January 9, 2018

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4 Tips for Selecting the Right Glass for Your Shower Door, High Point, North Carolina

While choosing the right shower for your bathroom is important, it’s equally important to select the right type of glass for your shower door. There are several factors to consider when choosing, ranging from style preference to privacy levels. Here are four tips for making the best decision when shopping at a glass company.

How to Choose the Right Glass for Your Shower Door

1. Privacy

Privacy is sometimes the most decisive factor of all. If this is important to you, opt for a shower door made with a heavily textured, frosted, or patterned glass. This creates a mottled effect and helps obscure the view.

2. Lighting

High Point, NC shower doorIf your bathroom has a window, you might want to let natural light stream into the shower on those tired, blurry-eyed mornings. A traditional, clear glass door is the perfect choice in this case. This is also a good option if your bathroom is on the darker side—the extra light that filters through will be especially welcome.

3. Maintenance

Consider how much time you plan to devote to cleaning your shower door. If you opt for a sealed glass door, you will need to clean it regularly to prevent mildew and scum buildup due to excess moisture. If you select a door that has open space above, you don’t have to worry as much about buildup because the ventilation helps the shower dry quickly.

4. Style

What’s your style preference? Frameless custom glass is an increasingly popular choice that lends the bathroom a sleek, modern, and clean appearance. If you have an intricately designed shower with colorful tiles or stones, frameless glass is a great way to show that off. Glass trimmed with a frame, however, is a timeless, traditional, and more cost-effective alternative. A glass company professional can guide you in the right direction if you need some skilled assistance.


Furniture City Glass & Mirror is the leading source for shower doors and custom glass products in High Point, NC. If you’re seeking a sturdy, beautifully crafted door for your shower, these experienced professionals can help. Visit the company’s website to learn more, or call them at (336) 841-5333 to speak with a friendly team member today.

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