Beautiful shower door enclosures add a touch of class to a simple bathroom by anchoring the room and directing light. They not only serve functional and aesthetic purposes; they also increase the value of your home for resale purposes. No matter what your budget is, there is a wide variety of shower door glass available to fit your budget.

Before you purchase, it is always useful to get ideas from websites and catalogues. Get a feel of what is available in a particular price range. Also, consider what you're looking for, whether it is a basic framed door, a frameless shower door enclosure, or an elaborate custom shower door enclosure. Besides, there are also different aspects you need to pay attention to when selecting.


Look at the location of the shower or tub in the bathroom. The maximum weight of the glass supported by the walls is determined by the type of wall and supporting studs. Besides, it is strategic to ensure that the shower head will not spray water out the door when the door is open. You can ask an expert to evaluate the suitability of shower door enclosures to help you with this matter.


Shower enclosures which are too high in a low room will cause moisture to build up inside due to poor ventilation. This is an environment which causes paint to peel, and mold to grow. This is a big no-no especially if you have a sheetrock ceiling. Unless you are looking for a steam room, in which case special ventilation panels and kits can be installed.


Enclosures that are not level or standard lengths will cost more in terms of materials and installation. An expert measurement will help you decide on the best shower door measurements.

For individuals who already have shower door installed, there are also shower glass replacement services available for those who wish to replace damaged or stained shower glass doors. If your current glass door does not have a good glass coating, you can also consider adding a layer of protection to prevent etching caused by water. When considering repair or replacement services, always find out the costs of each option in order to make the most cost-effective and long-lasting decision.

Source by Megan Martell