Why Frameless glass shower enclosure
Your bathroom is an extension of your personality. It is the ideal way to express yourself and show your own unique style. Frameless shower enclosure is becoming more and more popular as its simpleness but elegance and fashion. One more important thing is easy to maintain. Glass shower door will increase the value of your home, lasts about three times longer than a framed or sliding shower door. Because the home with frameless glass shower door looks more stylish. The glass shower door can be cleaned like new one, sparkling and bright, which beautify the bathroom with elegance. Besides, if your bathroom is not big, the transparent frameless shower room will look more spacious. The bathroom is one of the most looked at areas in a home from perspective buyers. So why not the value of your house will increase?
Why use toughened glass for your frameless shower door
As the living standard is improved, building and household design catch more attention. In recent ten years, toughened glass became architectural decoration materials. Toughened glass is made of plate glass after special treatment. Its strength is very big, 3 to 5 times bigger than common glass. It has good resistance to impact, bending ,extremely cold, and heat resistance. Even small shards of broken also show no acute angle, greatly reducing the harm of human body. Therefore, glass material is very popular with architects. They use it in building curtain wall, indoor partition, balcony, door and windows. Beautiful and daylighting effect, having effect on enlarging the space visual. Many world famous buildings are used the glass material, such as the Louvre in Paris .The whole outside curtain wall are connected with glasses, known as the “Glass Pyramid”. The needs of glass material actuate the development of glass hardware industry. Toughened glass is with high density , so it is very heavy. If you want to secure the glasses only by glass glue ,it is very dangerous. However, hardware industry can solve this problem. That is why some glass fittings developed, such as: bathroom clamp, partition hinge, fittings, door stopper, and other shower room accessories.
How to clean your frameless shower enclosure
Most people loathe household chores ,especially to clean the bathroom. We know bathroom cleaning is a tedious job. It is difficult to keep the bathroom spotless, but it doesn’t mean your glass shower doors can’t be sparkling. Hard water and soapy build-up allowed to accumulate on your frameless glass shower surfaces can cause etching and permanently damage the glass. If glass shower doors have a cloudy look, this may be the culprit. Cleaning will eliminate build-up, but it will not reverse etching, which is why the first and best defense is to prevent it from happening by wiping down the shower after each shower with either a squeegee or a microfiber cloth. It will take little time. However, this is the first line to prevent against soap residue and hard water.
Squeegees and Microfiber Cloths. A squeegee is a windshield-wiper-like tool with a handle and a long, flat rubber blade used to clean or remove something (in this case water) from a surface. Some home-cleaning experts for the housekeeping company microfiber cloths are the weapon of choice against water spotting and build-up and are prized for their ability to get into hard-to-reach places, such as beneath door handles or in tight corners. After each use, the experts advise, wring the cloths out tightly, and launder them at least once a week.
Make Your Own Daily Shower Spray. Expert offers these directions for a chemical-free shower spray that saves both money and the environment: Mix together a half-cup of hydrogen peroxide, a half-cup of rubbing alcohol (a natural degreaser), 1 teaspoon liquid dish soap and 1 tablespoon dishwasher rinse aid in a 32-ounce spray bottle. Next, fill the bottle with water and, after capping, rock the bottle gently back and forth to combine the ingredients without making them foam up. Store away from sunlight.
Ban the Bar Soap. Finally, if you want to significantly reduce the amount of soap scum on glass without eliminating showers or using the facilities at the gym, cleaning experts advice you ban the bar soap. Almost all bar soaps contain talc, which produces the buildup. Consider switching to a non-talc-containing soap (such as Dove or natural soap), or opt for liquid soap instead. Of course, there’s no escaping water spots, so some regular maintenance will still be required.