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What Types of Bathtub Doors Should You Choose?

 

 

What Types of Bathtub Doors Should You Choose?

 

If you are looking to upgrade your bathroom and leave the shower curtain behind, you will want to check out your options for frameless tub enclosures. Adding a glass door to your bathtub can be a great option to add a more high-end look to your home. Check out some additional reasons to choose a glass bathtub door below and learn about different tub enclosure options.

 

WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE A FRAMELESS TUB ENCLOSURE

 

There are several reasons to choose a frameless tub enclosure for your bathroom. Learn more below.

  • High-End Look – If you are looking to put your house on the market, or if you want a more modern look, you will want to choose a glass bathtub door. A glass bathtub door or frameless tub enclosure looks more modern and high-end than a shower curtain. It can elevate the look of your bathroom. A glass bathtub door also makes your bathroom appear bigger, and more well-lit.
  • Easy to Clean – A frameless tub enclosure is also really easy to clean and keep clean. While shower curtains can collect hard-to-clean mold and mildew, you simply have to wipe down your glass bathtub door to get it clean.
  • Easy to Customize – Another benefit of a frameless tub enclosure is that it is customizable. If you choose a bathtub door with a frame, you probably have to pick from a few standard sizes, but with a frameless bathtub door, you can customize and cut it to fit perfectly in the space you have.

Now that you have seen some of the benefits of a frameless bathtub door, you will want to check out the different types of tub enclosures and bathtub doors available to you.

 

TYPES OF TUB ENCLOSURES OR BATHTUB DOORS

 

When you are deciding what kind of bathtub doors and tub enclosures to choose, you should think about the space in your bathroom. You want something that fits with your current bathroom and makes the area intuitive and easy to use.
You can choose from frameless, semi-frameless, and framed tub enclosures for your bathtub. Each of these options will provide you with a different look based on what you want.
You can also choose from various options when it comes to the half glass shower door for your bathtub. For example, you could get a frameless pivot tub door or a swing door, if you have a lot of space around your bathtub. If you don’t have as much space, a by-pass sliding door unit may be a better option.
As you can see, there are a lot of different choices when it comes to types of tub enclosures and bathtub doors, and all of these different options are available in different finishes and sizes.

 

ARE GLASS BATHTUB DOORS GOOD FOR AN ECO-FRIENDLY HOME?

 

When planning bathroom remodeling or renovation, you probably have a few requirements in mind. Most homeowners share similar goals.

  • The bathroom should be modernized and more beautiful than before.
  • The space should be maximized with the right use of color and materials.
  • New functionality should be added to make the bathroom more convenient.
  • Any new installations should be more environmentally friendly without compromising durability.

Beauty is subjective, but modernization is something that every homeowner can look at objectively. Adding new features like LED lighting, underfloor heating, and modern showerheads and fixtures can all help to bring a bathroom into the modern age. Glass is also a material that lends itself well to a modern bathroom, making our bathtub doors perfect for your next project.
Space is another thing to consider when redesigning a bathroom. Whether you have a small or large space to work with, glass is a material that will help to maximize your floorplan. Unlike shower curtains and solid enclosures, glass allows you to see right through from wall to wall. This dramatically improves the perception of space and will allow you to feel more comfortable in your bathroom.
New functionality is something that you should always strive for when remodeling your bathroom. In fact, it might be something that you have already thought about. Maybe it’s the primary reason for you to begin remodeling in the first place. Glass bathtub doors improve functionality in a few ways. They help to keep water inside the tub without compromising your bathroom aesthetic. By keeping water off your floor, you can prevent damage and deterioration. You will also limit the risk of slips and falls in your bathroom.
Finally, we come to the demand for environmentally friendly materials. In your bathroom, you can use materials like tiles, ceramic, fiberglass, and composites. These all last for years and can reduce the waste that your home creates. Likewise, glass is a long-lasting material that can easily last for decades without losing its beauty. Glass is also fully recyclable, making it an ideal alternative to plastic screens and shower curtains. If you want a more environmentally conscious home, glass is a material that you can feel good about working with.

 

CUSTOMIZATION OF BATHTUB DOORS

 

As discussed above, one advantage of choosing a frameless tub enclosure is the ease of customization. A frameless bathtub door is easy to design to the specifications of your bathroom so that you get something that fits perfectly in your space.
To start the customization process, you will want to look at the layout and design of your bathroom to determine the amount of space you have for your bathtub enclosure. This will determine which type of bathtub door is best for you.
After you determine the type of door you want, you will need the specific measurements for your bathtub door. Exact measurements ensure your customized door is cut to the correct size you need it to be.
The width of your door will depend on your desires and your space, but you can expect between 3/8” and 1/2” tempered glass for your frameless enclosure.
Lastly, you must choose handles and fixtures for your bathtub door. At Giant Glass & Mirror, we specialize in the design, fabrication, and installation of frameless tub enclosures, frameless shower doors, glass partitions, and more.
We can help you get the exact door you want with many different hardware options. We have options like chrome, gold, antique brushed copper, brushed nickel, brass, and more. Additionally, we offer choices for custom handles and towel bars.
Getting a customized glass door for your bathtub can be easy if you have the right company to help you. Giant Glass & Mirror has been in this business for many years, and we have the experience to make your dreams a reality.
Giant Glass & Mirror offers you many different types of frameless tub enclosures to give your bathroom the upgrade it needs. Click here to talk to us and learn more about how we can help you upgrade your bathroom today.

 

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