Frameless shower doors have several advantages associated with them. Your bathroom looks sleek and luxurious because of the attractive designs available with them. Whether it is being built for a new bath or being used in an existing one, there are a variety of configurations that will fit any type of bath.
Without losing the functionality, these products are also very stylish. Around the edges there are no plastic or metal trims which ensures that there will be no mineral deposits, hard water buildup or growth of mold. If minerals or lime start building up then the look can deteriorate even in a quality steel product. Extra efforts are required for cleaning the metal trim otherwise the finish may be damaged by the harsh chemicals.
After several years of exposure, rusting of metal trim will take place that is caused by the moisture in the bath. If the requirement is to maintain a new look for many years to come then no trim and seamless look is required. If the trim is well placed, there will be nothing to tear the bath towel or maybe scratch a person from some sharp edges. It is going to be difficult if hard plastic trim is used which can bend or crack and will cause problems in opening the closure beside the look of the bath area will also be affected.
When it comes to frameless shower doors, there are several options available. Products can be found in different range of prices suitable for any budget. There are a variety of bath designs with many styles and sizes to choose from. A fresh look can be provided to bath without resorting to remodeling in case a combo surround unit or an existing closure is going to be replaced. For two or three walls in the stalls, something like European spa feel and look can be added if a closure relies on hinges that have magnetic closure.
Different types of materials are used in making of frameless shower doors. For durable and long lasting, tempered glass is the most suitable material. These products are easy to clean and disinfect. If a user wants to customize the look than tinted or frosted options are also present. Compared to glass Acrylic is another choice that costs more but also proves very durable. Magnetic closure with the single panel may cost around $300 to $400 and these are available from reputable brands like American Standard and Kohler. Installation times can be shortened because many distributors and companies offer home installation of the products.