Specialty Glass Shower Door Options
Are you building a new home, or updating rooms in your current home? Shower doors are a great way to incorporate specialty glass in your home. There are many options to consider when choosing a glass type such as opacity, design, and color. Check out the various types of shower door glass below.
Textured glass is a great way to upgrade your current shower door. There are many textured glass options that can go into a framed or a frameless shower door. The different glass textures have various levels of opacity. A high opacity glass provides more privacy and less light transmission. A lower opacity glass will be more clear. Delicate textured glass, like German antique , is translucent. A higher opacity glass like rain glass will provide more privacy. For framed glass shower doors, 1/4″ (6mm) up to 1/2″ (12mm) thick glass is ideal. Frameless shoneedrs would generally need at least 3/8″ (10mm) to 1/2″ (12mm) thick glass. You can cut, polish, and temper textured glass. This makes it easy to fit specific openings and safety guidelines necessary.
Frosted & Etched Glass
Frosted and acid etched glass is a great option if you want to to maximize privacy. The frosted look can be a solid effect or incorporate patterns. An example of a solid frosted glass look is be the novomat glass. A frosted glass look with a design or pattern is the escencia glass. Acid etch glass is easy to clean and provides a modern look to any bathroom. You can cut, polish, and temper frosted glass as well.
Digital Glass Printing
Printed glass is a new technology that creates vibrant designs on glass. You can print solid colors, designs, and images. The design possibilities with digital printing are endless! The ceramic ink fuses into the glass during the tempering process and becomes part of the glass. Once this happens, the ink will not fade or scratch off. You can print on clear float glass, textured glass, and even non-reflective glass. Printed black gridlines are a popular shower door style used in modern interiors. You can print solid colors, patterns, and photographic imagery onto your shower enclosure. There are so many unique options for glass with digital printing. Find out more about the printing process and all the possibilties.
Why Specialty Glass Shower Doors?
These are a few ways to incorporate specialty glass in your bathroom shower door. The addition of decorative glass can add charm and elegance to your bathroom. The possiblities are endless, check out more specialty glass options or talk to a sales rep today.