frameless shower

Shower Replacement

Glass N Pane has been helping homeowners and builders alike achieve their “shower dreams” for almost 25 years. They are fully licensed and insured with Certificates of Insurance available upon request. They are also family owned and operated and offer free estimates.

One of the company’s specialties is their ability to complete top notch shower replacements. Regardless of what your reasoning may be for shower replacement, Glass N Pane can help. Replacing the shower in your bathroom can not only make the entire room look better, but can also add to the value of your home.

Not many people realize that their bathrooms could be out-dated. Yes, showers, toilets, and faucets are a part of upgrading your bathroom; but many people choose to begin with their showers when replacing or remodeling their bathrooms.

There are several options to choose from when replacing your shower. Frameless glass showers are one option; they are modern, and offer a sleek design that gives the illusion of a more wide open space, which can be a huge selling point for potential buyers.

Even though we all have dreams for our bathrooms, especially our showers, we must remember that they have to be functional and user-friendly. It needs to be replaced or remodeled based on you. You need to be able to use it, such as getting in and out, easily.

In addition to frameless glass showers, there are more options to choose from. Take semi-frameless glass showers, for instance. Unlike full framed showers, which are framed on all sides, these are only framed on the bottom, in order to prevent dripping.

Speaking of dripping, despite what you may have heard, both fully framed and semi-framed showers prevent dripping. Many people are fearful of replacing their original, full framed showers with a semi-framed one, because they have heard that water leaks out — This is a myth. If the shower is replaced correctly, there will be no leaking or dripping.

Next, on to the shower door itself. You can choose to have the new shower door open to the inside of the shower, or to the outside, or they can even be replaced to slide on a channel if space is an issue. You can also choose to have the door tinted or frosted for privacy concerns.

Last, but certainly not least, there is the matter of cleanliness of the newly replaced showers. Different options lead to different cleaning methods; depending on how often and how hard you want to clean your shower can determine which type of new shower you choose as your replacement. Semi-frameless glass showers have been known to be easier to clean because there are less or no additional frames to catch dirt and soap scum. Sliding glass shower doors require channels which, unfortunately, can catch dirt and soap scum. However, you can opt for one or two channels, depending on your needs.

When you are ready to upgrade your bathroom with a new shower give Glass N Pane a call for your Free in Home Estimate.

Framing a Bathtub or Shower with Shower Glass

Showers are an essential to any home. Most shower stalls are framed with glass in order to keep water from spraying all over the rest of the bathroom. Additionally, glass is the most beautiful and durable option.

When a business owner or homeowner is remodeling a bathroom, selecting a glass for the shower it may seem a bit overwhelming if the person is unsure of what to look for. That is why it’s typically best to leave it to a professional. Glass N Pane has an exceptional clientele, and are skilled in glass and framing options for bathroom partitions, separating the shower from the rest of the bathroom. They can inform their clients of all of the possible options, making their selection even easier.

Frameless Showers vary but, regardless, it is an excellent way to create separation between the shower and the rest of the bathroom. If glass is used, it can even give an open feeling in a bathroom, making it seemingly more spacious. This is usually desired by those remodeling a bathroom, considering that is typically the smallest room in any home. It also happens to be one of the most used rooms.

There are several options when it comes to framing a bathtub. There are custom options, prefabricated frames, frame-less alternatives, and more. Glass N Pane encourages their clients to select the best options for their residential or commercial glass needs. Their professionals are highly trained and very knowledgeable of all the possibilities.

Consider all of your tub and shower enclosure choices when remodeling a bathroom in any residential. Take into consideration who will be using the bathroom most. If the bathroom for a master bedroom is being remodeled, the options may be endless.

Glass N Pane can install bathtub enclosures and assure their customers a beautiful shower glass that will prove to be one of their most enjoyed purchases. From frame-less showers to framed showers, they will assist their clients in their selections, making sure that they are ecstatic about their new shower glass installation.

How a Frameless Shower can add Value to your Home

A frameless shower is one of the easiest ways one can increase the value to their own home. Unfortunately, there are not a lot of people that are taking advantage of this undeniably great opportunity.

First, lets begin by stating that a frameless shower looks nice in any bathroom. Its elegant style and modern look grants any bathroom a much improved atmosphere. The room will seem more open and inviting as you enter since the shower space will not be blocked off by any obstacle. In addition, a frameless shower can also provide a cleaner and more hygienic aesthetic since there is nothing to clean aside from the shower itself.

The frameless glass will also be easier to reach and clean, thus giving the shower a new and healthy shine each time it is washed. The ease of cleaning will prevent the diminishing value that comes with years of dirt and grime build-up in other framed showers. Also with a frameless shower there is no worry of any moldy curtains to replace!

Any home decorator or real estate agent can tell you that the bathroom is one of the biggest selling points for any house. By having the frameless shower installed, any guests or potential buyers will immediately notice the atmospheric improvements that are instilled in the bathroom. This in time will lead to a substantial increase in home value that you will not be able to look away from!

In order to prepare installation of a frameless shower, the following must be kept in mind. The first thing you need to know is that a frameless shower needs thicker glass panes than the framed showers. This is due to the fact that a frame can more easily hold thinner glass into place. Typically the ideal glass pane thickness for a frameless shower is a half or three quarter inch. This will ensure that the glass panes will be durable to both cracks and breaks.

The second note that you should be aware of is that you as the consumer should keep the best glass company and installer in mind. One such business that has been providing quality customer service for 25 years is Glass N Pane. There you will find friendly customer service and experts that will help provide you with the tips and knowledge that will turn your bathroom into a big money saving expenditure.