With many options available for Alumax shower doors, you can choose one to add an economical refresh to the appearance of your bathroom without sacrificing the practicality. Compared to shower curtains, shower doors for enclosure can provide better solution for privacy, water-tight seals, and easy access to the shower room. You are less likely to have the floor outside the shower sopped with shower doors. Since there are many types of shower door to consider, it’s always good to know them before deciding which one you should install.
Bypass or sliding doors consume the least space. Consisted of 2 to 3 panels, they slide past each other on top and bottom tracks. When caring for sliding shower doors, the tracks are the Alumax shower door parts that require attention. If you wish to have wide openings to enter the shower room, this shower door option makes a good choice. Typically, the size is 60” wide and installed in the corner freestanding showers and alcove along with stationary panels.
Round shower doors open inwards and also suitable for corner freestanding showers. For stability and smooth operation, the curved glass design is attached to the top and bottom of door frame, providing a more spacious bathing area. Another alternative for corner installations is neo-angle shower door that take up only a little space. It can be installed to swing open either left or right.
Last but not least, pivot doors can also make an excellent choice of shower enclosure. Also known as one-panel swinging or swing-open doors, pivot doors open outwards from one side and are often installed in a freestanding shower room. They are a good alternative to bypass door if your shower is too small to accommodate the latter. Absolutely this shower enclosure type has different parts than Alumax sliding shower door parts, with pivot doors can be installed with either 1 or 2 fixed panels if the opening is larger.