Do you want your washroom too look good? Do you want something unique in your bathroom? More attractive than the curtain, the shower door is an ideal way to make your shower waterproof and stylish. They can be found easily; however, when it comes to installing things get a little trickier. Certain doors require professional installment, but there are many you can do yourself and save your money. Make sure framed shower doors which you buy are of good quality and for that you need to research well.
Gather the Right Tools
You can’t do any job properly without the proper svtools; here are the tools you need to install your own shower door:
- A Glass Shower Door (obviously)
- A level
- A pencil or adhesive tape (adhesive tape is better for showers with tiles)
- A drill and drill bits
- Wall anchors
- Wall anchor setting tool
- A corking gun
- Silicone sealant
- Screw cap covers
When it comes to your household, everyone has some items that are common. Whether it’s furniture in your kitchen, bedroom or even bathroom, sometimes are considered a must have. With the high demand on such things, designers have started creating a large variety of designs for these items, customizing to fit the customer’s needs or for appearance purposes. One main item on that list that we are going to discuss today is the framed shower doors.
Shower doors are something used in almost every bathroom. Whenever a shower exists, it’s always two things you get on mind; a shower curtain or a shower door. In this case, the shower door is mainly suited for tall baths or rooms. Its sole purpose is to prevent the water from falling out of the room towards the rest of the bathroom. It also works as a divider that helps you use the shower while others are still using the bathroom as a separate room. Here is where people start to innovate and always try to look for better ideas for shower doors. There are plenty of options to pick from ranging from frameless doors to full transparent ones.
The type of framed shower doors you are looking for depends on how you would like to use it. For customers who like to keep their eye on the rest of the bathroom for the use of any devices inside; then they definitely need a transparent door that can easily be opened and closed. Others, who would like to divide the shower from the rest of the room, should use the non-transparent doors which will make everything unseen. The type of frame on the door or even if you get it frameless, is just a decoration stunt. It depends on the surrounding wall and items. Another thing to have in mind while picking a shower door is the mechanical movement when opening and closing.
You don’t want to get a door made out of steel that will easily rust and stop working. Furthermore, you need a door that can open without taking a lot of space from the bathroom; in case you are using the rest of the room. Last but not least, you have to place the door in a position that will not compromise water falling inside the bathroom. The opening of the door should be on the sides (perpendicular to the shower head itself). Thus, it is very important to always know what you are looking for when it comes to shower doors. You need to plan it beforehand to prevent any errors from happening and you should always keep in mind the final look, which is something that we all look for when decorating our own house.
Most frameless shower entryways are produced using treated glass, which is intended to break into little pieces. Little bits of glass can cover you in scratches and implant in your skin, yet you’re less inclined to endure as large an injury as you would if the glass broke into huge shards while you were showering.
The doors can ordinarily combust for two reasons: damage – the obvious one or major condensation – the not so obvious one. These doors can also shatter due to a wrong installment or misuse while being delivered. Frameless doors don’t have the seal around them thus causing them to lose functionality. This implies except if the entryway is sliced to fit flawlessly, there could be holes between the entryway and different regions of the shower, which may enable water to splash onto your washroom floor.
And there you have it. Do the pros outweigh the cons? It depends what you’re looking for. Practicality or function? Design or privacy? Are you willing to spend more on the doors so you can show off the trendy tiles?