shower enclosures - learn the basics to help you choose
We don\'t handle the shower tray here, so we won\'t worry whether it\'s on the tray or directly on the floor, everything here works for both cases.
There are about 5 different types of doors that make up all or part of the shell, with some variations.
On top of that, you also have the basic shape of two or three shower plans.
There is also a shower without a door, which is a walk --in enclosure.
The reason for walking in a closed environment is that it has an opening without a door, not a door.
There are many different styles in the shower
Silver frame, white frame, glass option, frameless, halfframeless -
We don\'t deal with these style issues here, however, when you choose the shower, you always want to start with some issues related to its location and functionality in the bathroom.
Each different shape, the size and type of housing is designed to provide different solutions that suit different situations in people\'s bathrooms, so in these options you should find something that suits your needs.
You then need to look for the size, shape and type of shower you want in a range of different styles offered by the manufacturer to find the shower that suits your taste and budget.
Knowing how big your shower is a matter of measuring your space, but you have to remember that unless you have a sliding or inward opening then, you need to have some space outside the main body of the shell to open the door, and the quantity will depend on the size and type of door of the shell.
The shower has four basic shapes, followed by several others.
The basic shapes are rectangles and squares. They are very self-contained. explanatory.
The third basic shape is the quadrant, which is a shape designed to fit the corners of two straight edges and an arc from the radius of the circle that connects the two together, I . E. e.
A curve in front, connecting two straight edges along the wall.
If one straight edge is longer than the other, the quadrant is called an offset.
The fourth basic shape is the Pentagon these are similar to quadrants, but instead of the curved front, they have two panels with smaller angles and a larger third panel in the middle of the door.
Any basic shape may appear in the bow
The form of the front, in this case, an edge of the shell, in the case of the quadrant, the curved edge, bending out more space in the shower area, obviously, the bow front enclosure needs a shower door with proper bending.
Shower door type for all shower doors you should pay special attention to the clearance required to open the door and the maximum opening of the door. Some shower doors on small panels only open 30 cm, so, check if you need.
Hinge type: the hinge shower door is located on one side of the wall or on another panel in the housing, usually open outward and requires as much space as possible to fully open.
Pivot: the pivot shower door is hinged along the width of the door at the top and bottom of the frame and/or floor or tray section.
This means that they open part of the door into the room, the smaller part turns to the closed space, which means that they have less space to open the room, but the space they open is not as wide as the door, it is not as wide as the equivalent hinge door. Bi-Fold: Bi-
Fold the shower door in the middle and slide on the track to open.
Slider door: the slider shower door is the door that slides open on the track, the single slider has a door, and the double slider has two doors that open in the opposite direction.
Corner entrance: usually consists of two slider doors, each on each side of the corner.
There is no door to walk in the enclosure, instead they have an opening and walk
There are a variety of showers that are best suited to all bathrooms, but some are only suitable for wet rooms.
Groove installation when using a single door, the groove installation is one (Maybe in-
Wire board, see below)
Across the gap between the two walls, doors are provided for recessed shower areas.
Corner mounting is usually an installation with a Quadrant housing or a rectangle or square, with a wall on both sides, a shower door on one side and a side plate on the other.
The three-side installation is a one-side installation against the wall, so this usually means that there is a door and two side plates, and the support bars that are usually installed on three sides are usually required to stay strong.
There are also some independent shower units for independent installation, but these are specially used for this purpose and they are not shower doors combined with side panels. In-
Small line panel (width)
Used to lengthen the panel on the shower side with shower door, for example, you can use the 300mm online panel with 900mm doors to provide the 1200mm side.
You can also install an online panel on either side of some doors so that the doors can be kept in center position and the sides can be super wide.