custom shower door built between a bath tub and vanityShopping for Shower Doors? 

When you go shopping for shower doors there are 3 basic styles to choose from:

Frameless Heavy Glass

Think of them as  good - better - best

"Frameless" glass shower doors are the most popular so let's take a look at them first.

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Framed Enclosures

This classic shower door adds style to any bath and a "good" option on a tight budget.

Glass thickness is typically 3/16" and 1/4"

The aluminum framing secures the glass in place to make it a sturdy and cost effective option for a kids bath or en-suite.

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Semi-Frameless Shower Door

Semi-Frameless shower doors also have perimeter framing and they are considered "better"

This is because the glass door has smooth polished edges and a thru-the-glass handle to add some flair.

If you have a 90 degree corner unit, the glass butts together and is strengthened with a clear silicone bead with no vertical corner post.

The additional cost for semi-frameless units is due to the extra polished edges and holes drilled in the glass for the the back-to-back handle.

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Frameless Heavy Glass 

These doors typically have one vertical hinge channel and the but the doors are are "bester" because bla bla bla bla bla

The doors have minimal framework can buy a home center special or show your contractor or architect this blueprint / template.

have a custom and you pay 2-3 times more for the best shower doors.

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