The Advantages of Framing Your Shower

You’ve decided to embark on the exciting journey of replacing your current shower enclosure. But, with all the different types of enclosures available, you’re stumped as to whether you should reap the benefits of going frameless or opt for the trusty framed enclosure.

We know that the right shower enclosure can help you showcase your shower space and easily upgrade your bathroom, which is why we’ll be providing some inspiration by discussing the benefits of installing a framed shower.

Let’s get started.


One of the biggest appeals of going framed is the economical aspect.

Framed glass enclosures are held together with frames and generally use thinner tempered glass than their fameless counterparts.

Thinner glass can save you money.


With framed shower enclosures, each panel consists of a fully framed screen which includes the door. Having a frame, generally made of aluminum, steadies the structure and reduces the risk of shattering.


The beauty of framed showers is that they can easily fit over any type of shower material, making the installation process far less labor-intensive than that of a frameless shower.


Due to the fact that fully framed shower enclosures are supported on all four sides, they are completely versatile.

More versatility means more variety of layout, size and design. Did we mention that framed showers allow you to choose between having a pivoting door or a sliding door?

If you’re upgrading from a shower curtain to a glass shower door, going framed is a great option. Not only are they more hygienic and better looking than shower curtains, but they provide the perfect means of complementing the finishing on other fixtures in your bathroom.

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