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Better Design: Shower Doors or Curtains?

Oct 2, 2017 12:21:55 PM



The shower area is one of the most frequently renovated areas of the bathroom, and for good reason. When it comes time to put your home on the market, few home improvements increase your homes value like a sparkling new glass shower. However, when first starting out, common question new homeowner’s ask themselves is “Should my shower include shower doors or curtains?” While a case could be made for the ease of use and low cost of curtains, we always recommend glass shower doors for their beauty and the impact they will have on your home’s value.

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Topics: shower doors

What Kind of Glass Is Used for Shower Doors?

Aug 2, 2017 4:57:00 PM

Tempered Glass

Shower doors and enclosures are usually built from tempered glass. While you’ve probably heard this term, you may not know how exactly tempered glass differs from “regular” glass (technically referred to as annealed glass).

During the manufacturing process, glass is heated and then rapidly cooled to make tempered glass. This procedure of heating and cooling makes the glass much stronger overall, although the corners and edged are quite fragile. Furthermore, the process changes the characteristics of the glass so that it reacts differently to breakage.

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Topics: interior design, remodeling, shower doors, home decor

Home Renovation: Transform These 3 Rooms

May 23, 2017 2:54:56 PM

3 Rooms to Transform in Your Home Renovation

At some point, every homeowner experiences the need for a renovation. Whether the project is a small or large-scale makeover, odds are you will have to consider new windows, cabinets, or glass bathroom installments. Glass can be utilized in almost every room of the house, but the following three rooms can uniquely transform your home with the right glass!

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Topics: shower doors, bathroom remodel, kitchen remodel, glass shelves

Ultimate Guide: Frosted Glass vs. Clear Glass

May 10, 2017 6:15:02 PM

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Frosted vs Clear

Frosted glass, also referred to as privacy glass, is the perfect way to make that high-traffic restroom in your house a bit more functional. While your master bathroom may have shower enclosures made completely of beautiful clear glass, a room shared by siblings is more practical with some privacy. 

If you’ve ever considered using frosted glass in your home, or are looking for ways to make your bathroom more functional, we’ve got you covered. Here is everything you need to know about using privacy glass in your home!

Related: How Much do Glass Shower Doors Cost?

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Topics: glass & mirror, shower doors, bathroom, glass enclosure

5 Insider Tips To Keep Your Shower Doors Spotless

Apr 13, 2017 3:59:44 PM
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Want Spotless Shower Doors?

A glass shower door can often be the focal point of your bathroom. (If you are unconvinced, check out our article on why you need one). Unlike other enclosures and curtains however, there are a few extra steps you need to take in order to keep your shower doors looking clean and streak-free. Below, we’ve come up with 5 ways to keep your shower doors spotless.

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Topics: shower doors, bathroom, glass enclosure, cleaning, glass door

Why You Need A Custom Glass Shower Door

Nov 21, 2016 2:30:00 PM

modern shower enclosure

If you’re fixing up your bathroom, you’ll have to decide how to keep water in the shower stall. A custom enclosure with glass door? A do it yourself shower door kit? A shower curtain/liner combo? There are some distinct benefits to adorning your shower stall with a custom enclosure fitted with a glass door.

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Topics: interior design, remodeling, shower doors, home decor

The 5 Best Shower Enclosure Doors to Buy

Sep 23, 2016 8:15:00 AM

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Getting the right shower enclosure  is key to the success of your bathroom remodel or design of your new bathroom. As the largest fixture in the room, the shower enclosure has a very defining role in the overall visual impact of the space.

And what’s more, since it’s used on a daily basis, safe and convenient access is of the utmost importance. Here are five great choices for creating a functional and attractive glass shower.

  • Bypass
  • Frameless slider
  • Single swinging
  • Double swinging
  • Walk-in
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Topics: interior design, remodeling, shower doors, glass shower door

The Bathroom Redo Cost: 6 Projects to Consider

Jun 9, 2016 1:24:07 PM

Redo Bathroom Cost

The bathroom is one of the most used rooms in a home, so why not make it your sanctuary? Not only will you have your dream bathroom, but you’ll also increase the value of your home. Worn down materials or out-of-style appliances is what has driven an increase of 64% of homeowners to remodel their bathrooms according to Home Improvement Research Institute

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Topics: shower doors, bathroom remodel, glass enclosure

The Complete Guide to Buying a Steam Shower

Jun 7, 2016 2:13:22 PM

Shower Enclosure

Enjoying a steam room has often only been found in spas or gyms, but the age of the house steam room has come. Yes, it is true. Many homeowners are turning their showers into functioning steam rooms. You can finally take advantage of the health benefits and maybe even transport yourself to a spa like retreat right in your own bathroom. There are some things to know to help you along the purchasing path.

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Topics: interior design, shower doors, glass enclosure, steam shower

Let’s Get Practical: Bathroom Remodel

Apr 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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A Practical Bathroom Remodel

Elegance is best achieved by keeping things simple and functional. Don't get caught up in all of your elaborate design ideas that you forget about the practicality of your plans. 

Stay Consistent

Marble, porcelain, stone, and tile are stylish, but when set next to certain kinds and colors of floors, walls, and fixtures, they can offset a room’s mood or ambiance. Find materials that compliment each other. Try to keep the overall theme of your house in mind. Consistency is key, but keep

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Topics: shower doors, glass shower enclosure, bathroom remodel, eco-friendly

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