Superior Shower Doors installs the highest quality framed shower doors for residential new construction projects.
Our experienced glass professionals install a variety of framed shower door styles and sizes. Whether your new shower door requires custom cuts or a specific type of glass, Superior Shower Doors has all your shower enclosure needs covered in the Calhoun & Dalton Georgia area up into Chattanooga Tennessee and all areas in between.
What Exactly Is A Framed Shower Door?
In the shower door industry, framing refers to the presence of metal on individual panels of glass, not whether or not there is metal on the outer perimeter of the shower enclosure as a whole. This, understandably, causes confusion among customers who aren’t familiar with the industry jargon.
In short, framed shower doors consist of glass panels that are individually framed in metal, sliding or swinging within additional metal wall jambs and channel to create a finished shower enclosure.
Classically Beautiful Framed Shower Enclosures
Framed shower doors impart a fresh, bold look while maintaining the durability of your new shower door by using a metal frame to stabilize the glass. The glass is bordered with aluminum that can be ordered in a variety of finishes. Another unique characteristic of framed enclosures is that they are normally made with thinner glass. Framed shower doors stand apart from other types of shower doors because they offer those consumers who are economical a less expensive alternative to frameless or semi-frameless enclosures. However, that is not the only reason people choose framed shower doors. At times, decorators and homeowners desire the look of a frame to express strength and boldness. So if you are interested in updating your existing enclosure or you want to replace your old shower curtain, it is beneficial to explore all of the options as you don’t want to limit yourself or your bathroom.