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Shower Door Ideas

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

A very effective way to jazz up your shower and bathroom area is to put in an attractive, attention grabbing shower door. Whether you are decorating a large or small place, you can find a suitable door for use in your shower. Use these shower door ideas to help you decide what to do.

Irrespective of the shower door you select, make sure to have precise measurements taken. This is necessary to ensure that water is contained within the shower and does not escape into the surrounding areas.

Measurements should be taken twice and for accuracy should be done to one sixteenth of an inch.

Transparent shower doors are usually made of glass and may be framed or frameless. Frameless shower doors are made completely from glass or glass like material and give the illusion that there is no door or glass present.

The beauty of transparent shower doors is that they can have designs etched into the glass which can define your bathroom space. They can also be frosted for privacy or be left as they are for an expanded view.

Another trick to expand a small space is to use a mirror shower door. It is a useful idea as it provides an additional mirror but it does more than that. The mirror shower doors will seemingly double the space in a room by reflecting it.

The traditional sliding (bypass) panel glass shower door is still a popular choice possibly because they use the least amount of space. These doors are placed on a track at the top and bottom which allows them to slide in both directions. The rollers at the bottom of the door allow the shower doors to move along easily by reducing friction.

Bi-fold shower doors are often used to maximize the use of space in a narrow, small area. These shower doors are usually made of two sections which fold outward and allow easy access to the shower stall. With correct measurements they can be constructed to fit almost any space.

The neo angle shower door style is a relatively new style. The shower door is placed parallel to the corner rather than the back wall of the shower. It is an excellent design for corner bathrooms. They open out towards the center of the room rather than a wall.

Swinging shower doors are usually utilized in an area in which there is adequate space to accommodate doors which open outwards. Care must be taken to ensure that the doors which swing outward do not hit other pieces of furniture or other items.

For persons wanting elegance as well as practicality, there is the curved shower door. This adds more space to the shower area than traditional shower doors. As with any other shower doors, precise measurements are needed to ensure a proper fit.

Shower doors are one of the most effective ways to transform your bathroom. At the end of a trying day, this is the area which offers an oasis and relief from the everyday world. Explore the world of shower doors and transport yourself to shower heaven. I hope these shower door ideas helped you.


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