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The difference between framed and frameless shower doors


The new shower room can make the bathroom charming. There are many designs for shower glass doors. Whether to choose a frameless shower room or a framed glass shower room door is the most important thing to consider before transforming the bathroom. Although both options are common, it is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of both shower doors before making a decision.

Advantages and disadvantages of framed shower doors
The inner edge of the framed glass shower door is made of heavy-duty aluminum alloy frame, which is cleaner and more beautiful than the shower curtain. 
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Advantage:
High Stability - The glass shower door is made of tempered glass, and the surrounding aluminum frame can stabilize the door and reduce the risk of glass breakage. The shower door made of tempered glass can avoid harm to people after the glass breaks.

Easy to Install - To install a framed glass shower door, simply set up the frame, which can be placed on any type of shower material.

Good Water Barrier - Framed glass shower doors are less likely to leak water. They contain a track for water accumulation. Along this track, they also have a caulking layer and a metal frame to prevent the overflow of bath water.

Rich and Varied Frame Design - For a more modern look, you can choose from a variety of different metal frames. Customized framed glass doors, you can also choose different styles according to the decoration theme.

Low Cost - The cost of installing a framed glass shower door is 10% to 15% less than a frameless shower door. Because the framed glass door uses thinner tempered glass.

Disadvantages:
Difficult to Maintain - The metal around the framed shower door will corrode over time due to excessive moisture. Soap scum and standing water can cause mildew around the shower frame.

Outdated Design - When they are installed in more modernly decorated bathrooms, they will also look outdated. Although you can choose a different design, the homeowner prefers the frameless shower door style.

Advantages and disadvantages of frameless shower doors
The frameless shower door is a sturdy tempered glass panel. Unlike framed glass shower doors, they do not require metal support to function. Frameless doors are currently the most fashionable choice in the minds of most consumers.
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Advantage:
Many Styles - A frameless shower door comes in several different styles, sizes and configurations. Frameless doors do not use metal frames, but you can add metal hinges or handles. Half-frame shower doors can also be used, with a metal casing on the top or sides.

Wide Range of Motion - The hinge of the frameless shower door allows the door to swing outward and inward, and the frameless shower door can be opened from any direction.

Easy to Maintain - Since there is no frame, it is much easier to clean a frameless shower door than a framed glass door. In addition to cleaning, the parts of the frameless glass shower door are easy to replace. For framed doors, you need to order replacement parts from the original manufacturer. For frameless glass shower doors, spare parts for frameless shower doors can be ordered from many different manufacturers.

One of the biggest benefits of frameless shower doors is how they affect the bathroom. These doors make the bathroom feel spacious and airy. They also put more emphasis on other design styles in the bathroom.

Disadvantages:
High Price - The price of frameless shower doors is often higher than that of framed shower doors.

Poor Stability- They are also not as stable as framed glass shower doors. Generally, the glass used for frameless shower doors is thicker. Although your frameless shower door is safe, frameless glass doors are less stable than framed glass doors.

Complex Installation - The installation of frameless glass doors depends on the type of shower you use. Correct installation of glass doors can maintain the neat appearance and safety of the doors.

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