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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.
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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If the shower track has rust built upon it already try to clean it off with steel wool or a small wire brush. If the rust has gone too far and the track is irreparable it may be wise to source a reputable shower door company as a last resort. If you have a hinged door and you are experiencing high pitched squeaking as it open and closes or rust then you need to address this. This simplest way is to take the door off and either clean or treat the hinge with the correct brushes and creams. Another Idea which may be a worthwhile investment as well as saving time would be to quickly replace the hinges and hang the door back up.
Also most of the modern designer shower doors come with a lifetime guarantee which proves a long-term investment as you wont need to update. They are also typically equipped with heavy-duty hinges and brackets to prevent rust and breakages unlike traditional doors. One of the first things that comes to mind when considering a bathroom remodel is replacing outdated shower doors. Nowadays most home owners desire a modern feel and tend to gravitate towards frameless doors; they tend to shy away from installing new sliding doors. Maybe because the idea of sliding shower doors often conjures up memories of the outdated bathrooms of their younger years. Sometimes these memories leave lasting negative feelings about some very updated and modern versions of the old-fashioned doors.