Is it better to choose thicker shower door glass?

Is it better to choose thicker shower door glass?

Modern bathroom design and remodeling has become more popular and diverse. How thick should the shower door glass be? Do you think thicker is better? Choosing the right glass thickness is very important, here are some suggestions for shower room glass thickness.

The thickness of shower door glass is usually between 5 mm and 12 mm. Too thin, too brittle and not hard enough, it is a very dangerous choice to use in daily life. The greater the thickness, the higher the strength, the better the safety and durability. However, if the glass is too thick, it will increase the cost and difficulty of installation, and will affect the field of view and lighting, and the service life will also be affected. Generally, 6mm, 8mm, and 10mm are the choices for household tempered glass. The thicker the glass, the higher the cost. If the budget is sufficient, you can also choose to use a suitable thicker shower room glass.

The following factors should be considered when choosing shower door glass thickness:

1. Specific usage area:

If the shower room you own is large enough, it is best to choose thicker glass, which can ensure the stability of your push-pull design or sliding design.

2. Necessary safety:

People in the shower room may accidentally collide with the glass when using it. It is recommended to choose glass with a thickness of at least 8 mm. Also, don’t overlook hardware and accessories. The load-bearing capacity of the hinge affects the choice of glass thickness.

3. Glass quality:

The better the glass, the lower the risk of self-explosion. Generally, high-quality shower rooms are often made of thicker fully tempered glass. Please be careful when purchasing whether they are printed with industry certifications and labels. High quality glass guarantees longevity and safety.

4. Visual beauty:

In addition to considering the above factors, the thickness of shower door glass should also consider the overall beauty. If you use too thick glass, it may affect the overall beauty and lighting effect of the shower room.
Generally speaking, the thickness of shower door glass should be considered based on the actual situation. In addition to the aesthetic appearance, you should also pay attention to its comfort, safety, and service life. So choosing the right glass shower room is not an easy task. It is recommended to consult a professional to ensure that the glass you choose is both safe and beautiful, if you have any concerns.

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