‘Do Frameless Glass Shower Doors Leak?

We frequently encounter people who want to have frameless glass shower doors installed in their bathroom but are concerned about leaks. Water damage can quickly lead to bigger problems. Not only does it weaken the wood and drywall inside walls and beneath floors, but it can create a breeding ground for carpenter ants and other destructive pests. No Worries, No Leaking Fortunately, if installed correctly frameless glass shower doors won't leak. They are specifically engineered so that pr...

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Shower Doors Are Safer for Older Adults

When you are younger, you don't usually see everyday obstacles that are lying right in front of you in your home. But when you are elderly, the average home can be like an obstacle course that offers hurdles around every corner to comfort and safety. Bathroom Safety The bathroom is no different. Older people who can't move as quickly or as freely as younger people often find it difficult to climb into an out of a bathtub without help. It's also difficult -- and sometimes dangerous --...

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Drop Your Jewelry Down the Drain? Don’t Panic!

If you have accidentally dropped your wedding ring or other jewelry down the drain of your shower, don't worry. It actually is quite common and the solution is generally really simple. Rings that are new and don't fit properly are the most likely candidates for falling into shower drains. But cold temperatures also can cause hands to contract slightly, just enough for rings to slip off and fall into the drain. Do-It-Yourself Recovery Before you call a plumber -- who is likely to charge ...

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How Often Should You Take a Shower?

When you have sleek, stylish frameless shower doors installed in your bathroom, you may be tempted to jump in the shower all the time. But how often do you really need to shower and can taking too many showers actually be dangerous? Showering is used to clean the body. It also can be a very soothing, relaxing experience because it can wash away your cares and anxieties as well as the built-up dirt. Personal Hygiene and Disease Prevention Showering regularly is important to good personal...

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Frameless Shower Doors Increase the Value of Your Home

When you install frameless shower doors in your bathroom, it not only improves the visual style of your home. It also can increase how much you can get from your home when it's time to sell. Frameless shower doors have become an essential feature in both new home construction and most bathroom remodels. Contractors frequently recommend including glass shower doors because the homeowner can more than compensate for their expense by how much they add to the home's resale value. Instantly Upd...

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Glass Shower Doors Give You More Design Flexibility

When you install glass shower doors in your bathroom, they create a neutral anchor around which you can build any design you choose. Glass shower doors are clear, sleek and contemporary, so they can support any color scheme or design theme you would like. They work equally well with soft pastels or darker, bold colors. Neutral Design for Any Palette They also allow natural light to flow through, so they can make your bathroom look brighter and cleaner. Glass shower doors also complem...

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Why You Need Glass Shower Doors in Your Bathroom

Installing glass shower doors can transform any bathroom into one of the sleekest and most modern-looking rooms in your house. They can instantly bring a bathroom to life by adding more light and making the room look bigger. Benefits of Glass Shower Doors Homeowners everywhere are discovering the benefits of installing high-quality yet affordable glass shower doors to their bathrooms.  Some of these benefits include: Added Value to Your Home -- Glass shower doors are an investment int...

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What Is the Proper Shower Squeegee Etiquette?

When you have tempered glass shower doors in your bathroom, you want them to look their best all the time. That's why many homeowners take to keeping a squeegee in their shower so that the glass shower doors can be wiped clean after every use. This helps prevent steam from sticking to the glass, which can accelerate the buildup of soap scum and other debris. House Rules Getting every member of your family into the habit of using the squeegee on your glass shower doors can help keep them...

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How to Clean Soap Scum from Your Shower Doors

Glass shower doors add style and beauty to any bathroom. But if you don't maintain and clean them regularly, eventually they can build up a film of unsightly soap scum. Soap scum will build up more quickly if you have hard water, which also can cause hard water deposits to form. Even industrial strength glass cleaner will have a hard time keeping up with these types of tough films. Removing Soap Scum Fortunately, removing soap scum from your shower doors is simple. And it requires only ...

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Protecting Your Bathroom Against Water Damage

Protecting your bathroom against water damage from the shower or bathtub will extend the life, strength and integrity of your home. Usually, a few simple preventative measures are all that are required to keep your bathroom walls and floors free from water damage. Bathrooms are probably the area of any home that are most likely to suffer water damage. Each time you use your shower or soak in the bathtub, there's the risk that some of the gallons of water you use are going to be spilled out of...

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