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Different types of Shower Enclosures

Are you looking forward to renovating your bathroom? Do you want to impart the bathroom with a fresh and clean look? Well, if this is the case, then why not consider introducing shower enclosures canada? Shower enclosures are undoubtedly the best solution when it comes to refurbishment or renovation, as they completely change the aesthetics of the room.

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Selecting a new shower enclosure does not imply that you are limited to the traditional tub shower enclosures, or plain rectangular shower enclosures. You will be pleased to know that developments in materials and selections have made shower enclosures now available in varied shapes, textures, colors and sizes. Even with a restricted budget, you can easily find a shower enclosure match your preference and tastes.

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Glass shower Enclosures – Glass shower enclosures are relatively very expensive compared to other shower enclosures available in the market. Needless to be mentioned but glass shower enclosures impart a neat and contemporary look to the bathroom. They are very delicate and hence, require professional installation. However, these are very easy to clean, especially if they are installed with spacer systems and joint compounds.

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Frameless shower enclosures – frameless shower enclosures are also quite popular in the market because of their stylish features. Its exclusivity is that it does not feature a frame. The shower area is surrounded with the help of a thick glass. Frameless shower enclosures offer several advantages, such as sleeker appearance and easy cleaning. The absence of a frame tends to make the shower area appear large and attractive. Needless to be mentioned, but frameless shower enclosures also wear an expensive price tag.

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Semi Frameless shower enclosures – Those who cannot afford to buy or even maintain a frameless shower enclosure; can opt for semi frameless shower enclosures. As the name implies, the enclosure features semi – frames.  In these types of enclosures, frames are provisioned on the sides, whereas the top and bottom is left open.

Besides the above mentioned common types, there are many other varieties of shower enclosures also. These include solid surface enclosures, fiber glass enclosures, cast acrylic enclosures, and tiles enclosures. Among these, fiber glass enclosures are the least expensive ones and are very easy to install. On the other hand, cast acrylic enclosures are also good selections as they are available in varied shapes and colors and can also be customized easily.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on June 30, 2011

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