2 Things to Think About When Buying Glass Shower Doors

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2 Things to Think About When Buying Glass Shower Doors

22 March 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Getting a walk-in shower for your bathroom may be something that you have been planning for a while. When you get that shower, you may want to ditch the shower curtains and get glass shower doors for your bathroom instead. They can give a sleek, modern look to your bathroom, and they can let in more light to your shower. If you are going to choose glass shower doors, you want to make sure that you are getting the right ones for your bathroom. You can think about several variables which will help you get the right doors for your bathroom. 


One of the variables you need to think about is how the doors help to create accessibility for everyone in your house. You may be getting a walk-in shower because someone in your house has mobility issues, you don't want to do anything that will make it harder for them to use the new shower that is there specifically to make it easier for them to shower. One kind of shower glass door that you might want to take advantage of in this case would be a pivot door. The pivot shower door opens out like the doors to your house. That will make sure that nothing blocks the entrance to the shower. When you buy the doors, you can arrange to have one with an extra-wide opening, which can make everything more accessible. 

Bathroom Space

You also need to think about your bathroom's overall footprint. That doesn't just mean the square footage of your bathroom, but it also includes how much space is available after you take the toilet and the sink into account. You may have plenty of space for a particular kind of door, in theory, but in practice, the door may run into your bathroom sink. The company where you are buying the glass shower doors from may have a design program that you can use to figure out how things will work with your bathroom space. You can put in the measurements of your bathroom, and the program will give you a design space that you can play with to see what will and won't work for you. 

If you are getting a new walk-in shower, you may want to get glass shower doors to go with it. You need to make sure that you get the right doors for your needs and your bathroom.