Shower Hardware of Frameless Shower Doors
The major shower hardwareThe major shower hardware needed for frameless shower doors include hinges, pulls or handles, glass clips or brackets, U channels, rollers, and sealing strips.
Shower HingeShower doors are supported by hinges that allow the door to be opened and closed. There are different types of shower hinges. Before buying certain components, you need to make sure the specific door type you're going to build.
Pull or HandleAnother important hardware of frameless shower door is the handle. Whether you have a sliding or swinging door, you need a handle or pull to access your shower door. The handles and pulls come in a variety of designs and finishes, you can choose the one that matches your bathroom design.
Glass Clip or BracketGlass clips are used to attach glass to glass and to other surfaces on frameless enclosures. Also, brackets are needed to hold the glasses, especially if your shower door enclosure is built into a corner.
U ChannelNext is the u channel. It facilitates securing the bottom and top of the shower enclosure for safe use. Keep in mind that there are different u-channels available depending on the type of door you are using.
RollerRound metal rollers are used for door operation for sliding door systems.
Sealing StripsAnother equally important part of your shower door is the sealing strips. They can help to prevent water from entering the shower enclosure, thus avoiding water overflow in the bathroom.
Always choose something that suits your needs and don't over decorate. Always keep it simple when it comes to choosing the right door hardware for your everyday lifestyle.