A door and panel layout would be considered one of the most common applications. They normally are used in applications between 34” to 60” wide and can be installed on top of a tub application as well as a shower pan. The door can be mounted either on the left or right side. Depending on the hinges used for this application, doors are typically 28” in width and the remainder is the fixed panel. Typically these layouts use a wall mounted hinge, but pivot hinges can be used along with a streamline header system. This will allow the back of the door to offset. This offset allows the door to clear obstructions like tile protrusions and towel bars. Pivots also allow the door to be hinged in the center of the opening and not strictly off a wall. The additional header bracing will also minimize shower door enclosure flex.
There are many different styles, finishes, colors and glass patterns available to fit almost any decor. The most awe inspiring and elegant look you can achieve in a beautiful bathroom is a frameless all glass shower enclosure. It takes a truly experienced glass expert to custom fabricate these doors from scratch. Nothing accents a tile job like a frameless shower enclosure. Visit our shower door showroom to discuss your needs with one of our professional shower door consultants.