Shower Glass Enclosures and Glass Doors
When taking a shower, there is nothing more annoying than having to dry off water splashes from the bathroom floor. A barrier to prevent the water from getting out the shower space is a must, not just for the look but also for your own safety. Wet floor in the bathroom is an easy way to slip and fall, which can lead to serious injuries, such as lost of consciousness, sprains or strains, broken bones or even death.
Reports have shown that wet slippery floors and poor shower design pose serious threat to just about anyone. According to a report by the National Safety Council, one person dies every day from using a shower or bathtub in the UNITED STATES.
Shower Glass Are Beautiful Yet Safe
Shower glass are made of tempered glass, which is much stronger and less susceptible to breaks than regular glass. The likelihood of breaks on tempered glass occurring are slim but the possibility is always there.
Although safety tempered glass is much more resistant to breakage, it can still break. If a concentrated blow with a hard object was to occur, the glass can eventually break. However, when it does break, it shutters into tiny pieces as opposed to becoming large pieces with sharp edges as regular glass.
Shower glass enclosures are available in many designs, being the frameless the most popular. It is for a good reason: they look stunning! Frameless shower glass is always a nice upgrade to a bathroom, it looks good without compromising safety.
The most important thing to consider when being in the market for a shower enclosure is hire an experienced contractor. There are many companies installing these products but not all will put your safety above all. At GTA Glass Railings, your safety is our main concern.