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Glass shower doors should be replaced with a fibreglass doors where possible or if it breaks. These types of shower doors are not as fragile and have more flexibility in them. Designer shower doors are one of the must have features for most households in this modern era. There are many different features and doors to choose from so it is important before purchasing a door you make a list of your expectancies. A designer door will increase the available space within the bathroom as well as acting as a complete wall against shower water. The doors are sealed around the edges with high quality sealant products that prevent the door from leaking. Inevitably this protects the floor from water keeping it dry. In any bathroom dryness is important as stagnant moist water in the bathroom increases the chances of moulds and bacteria multiplying. With a clean dry bathroom you are improving your health as well as the look and feel of the bathroom.
Sliding glass doors are the most popular choice. They are two fixed panels with one sliding panel. Most traditional bathtubs use this type of door. If you have a walk-in style shower a bypass frameless door is a great choice. This style consists of fixed glass panels and a header to support. The hinged panel door swings open allowing entry into the shower. This style is a popular choice for corner shower units. If you have a custom designed shower or bathtub you can have the door designed to fit your exact measurements. There are many shapes to choose tall narrow square rectangle or even a mountain top or random wave shaped door.
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Once you have decided on the shape you can move on to the color or tint you like the best. You can choose from about eight different styles of glass a clear bronze or gray tint glass or one of several different types on textured glass. Next you can choose your color and style of hardware. Most color brands available offer color choices in polished chrome brushed nickel rubbed bronze brass and white. The style of hardware you want to choose depends on the accessories you pick. You can choose from different styles of knobs like a cylinder style door knobs traditional style or bow-tie style.
Many doors fall into the $300 and $600 range although you may find a few that cost more or less than this amount. For example DreamLines Vision collection features the white sliding tub door. Like many of its doors this series is constructed of tempered glass and anodized aluminum profiles and frames with a choice of finishes. The integrated rollers allow smooth and quiet operation while the glass is available as clear or frosted. These doors are good for shower cubicles or smaller corner baths as they are available in 72 or 58 inches. This Vision model costs less than $300. If you have a walk in shower or other enclosure you may consider one of DreamLines other collection. The Infinity has a complete shower enclosure that includes a shower door and matching center drain tray.