Information on Framed & Frameless Shower doors​

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What is the primary difference between a framed shower door and  frameless shower door?

Obviously a framed door has a frame but the glass is thinner. Usually 3/16″ – 1/4″.
A frameless shower door and enclosure uses 3/8″ – 1/2″ glass making it stable enough for minimal hardware.
What are the advantages of a frameless shower door?

​​A frameless shower door not only increase the look of your bathroom but also the value. Everyone knows kitchens and baths are what sells a home. In addition, your frameless shower door can always be cleaned to “like new” condition.

What is the cost difference of a frameless shower door and a framed shower door?

It will definitely cost more for the frameless door but with frameless doors becoming more popular the pricing is getting competitive. The value added to your home will be worth the price.
Is a frameless shower door and enclosure easier to maintain?

Yes, because there are limited parts, the enclosure is very low maintenance. Normal cleaning and care and every few years maybe re-caulking the edges will be all that’s needed.


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