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The result is a higher-quality more durable and overall better-looking door. Frameless shower doors are typically made with a thick glass thats supported with heavy-duty hinges on the wall and shower. Because they dont use the support a frame frameless doors must have a strong connection to the hinges. When installing one its important you secure the hinges as tightly as possible onto the door. If its too loose it may not offer enough support to hold a heavy frameless shower door. When comparing the framed and frameless shower door side-by-side most people will say the frameless looks better.
Most doors are made from safety glass which will most likely not break and even if it does it will break into pieces that are not sharp enough to hurt you. Glass has however a fair amount of advantages. Its look is unmatched and the effort necessary to keep it clean is tiny compared to all the other materials. The only downside glass has compared to plastic or similar materials is its price which is like 30%-50% above the price of plastic shower doors. Clear Or Frosted Glass? This is more or less a matter of taste. There are a couple of things to consider.
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What exactly should you expect when you get this type of door? Well you might be considering the advantage that using this type of door actually does not require you to provide a whole lot of clearance space. This means that a sliding shower door is ideal for cramped places. Most people today make use of shower curtains in order to cover up the shower area. Why? Because they believe that it gives them just as much privacy and because they just want to save a few bucks. Anyone whos watched the movie "psycho" and practically any other horror movie that has a shower scene must know that the "privacy" provided by the shower curtain is overrated.
A header hinges clamps and track will support the panels of glass. Water proof silicone will seal the glass and the wall on the edges on the glass panel this gives it a watertight seal with a smooth edge that is clear. Frameless shower doors are safe tempered panels of safety glass that can withstand impact. These thick panels of safety glass are usually at least 1/4 inch in thickness the chances of breaking one are pretty slim. If for some reason they were to break you wouldnt have to worry about sharp shards of glass falling or cutting you. When tempered safety glass breaks it separates into small uniformed chunks of glass with smooth edges.