Frameless Shower Door Installation Considerations

Installing a frameless shower door in your home entails quite a number of steps, whether you’re doing it yourself or you’re having someone else install it for you. It can be easy to get lost in all the different things that need to be considered, from choosing a particular door, to having something custom built, to actually making sure that the door will work in your bathroom space, all the way to the actual installation and afterwards. It can be easy unfortunately to miss out on one or two things which may seem to be fairly trivial but in the end could cause quite a bit of regret, once the installation is over and it’s already difficult to undo previous decision.

It’s important to make sure that you consider which way your shower door will open. Again, it seems trivial but it could save you a lot of headache if you make sure to lock this particular decision down. Now, not all shower door products offer you a choice. Some of them only open one way or another. But some products do offer you a choice, so that depending on which side you install the door, you can control whether it opens one way or the other. This is important because depending on the size and design of your bathroom, having the door open a certain way might mean the different between ease of passage or a regular headache getting in our out. tile shower installation

One other thing which needs to be emphasized is measuring everything well. This is almost more of a general tip anyway for any piece of construction or installation, but it takes on even greater importance when installing something that’s made up mostly of glass, sometimes just one piece of glass in fact. Measurements when done well will help ensure that moisture and water will not leak out, so it’s clear that this step cannot be ignored.

 

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