Glass Shower Enclosure

Glass Shower Door

Glass Shower Door

You can get a custom shower door to fit most of your shower enclosure needs, in most cases the shower door can not be larger the 33" wide due to hardware limitations. The average glass shower door size is 28" wide and 72" tall if your opening is larger then 33" we it is recommend adding an inline panel to the door. If your shower door must be over 33" make sure the hardware you plan to use will be able to support the size door you need. Also keep in mind if the door will be over 72" tall to get the weight of the door to see how many hinges you will be need ether two or three. The number of hinges will be determined by the hardware vender.



Glass Inline Panel Enclosure

Glass Inline Panel Shower Enclosure

An inline shower enclosure with one panel is very common, you can have a glass shower door up to 33" wide and then a panel. Normal size door is 28" wide and standard shower enclosure heights are 72" Tall. So for example if your opening is 45" from wall to wall you could have a 28" door with a 17" wide panel. Here you have also two different way to mont the door. You can mount the doors hinges to the wall (recommended) or if you need the door to swing the other way you can also mount the door hinges to the inline panel. Attaching the door to the panel will be more expensive due to additional cut-outs required to attach the door to the panel, possible additional reinforcements for the panel and the 180° Glass-to-Glass hinges that will be required.



Two Inline Panel Enclosure with door in the center

Two Inline Panel Enclosure with door in the center

Most clients like to have an inline shower enclosure with two panels if their wall to wall opening is large enough. Instead of using one large panel and a door you have two panels on each side of the door and the doors hinges would attach to one of the panels. Normal size door is 28" wide and standard shower enclosure heights are 72" Tall.



Glass shower enclosure with 90 Deg return

Glass shower enclosure with 90 Deg return

This type of shower enclosure is a door up to 33" wide with a 90 degree return panel. The door cannot exceed 33" wide because of hardware limitations. Normal size door is 28" wide and standard shower enclosure heights are 72" Tall.





Inline Shower Enclosure with 90 Deg Return

Glass shower enclosure inline and 90 Deg return

This is a common shower enclosure. The door can be mounted to the wall or the 90 deg return panel. The door also has an inline panel. If the door is attached to the wall it should not exceed 33" wide. If the door is attached to the 90 deg return it should not exceed 28" wide. Normal size door is 28" wide and normal height is 72" Tall.



Glass Shower enclosure with inline and 90 Partial

Glass Shower enclosure w/ inline & 90 Partial

This shower enclosure is commonly used when there is a tub or Jacuzzi next to the shower. You have a Door, inline panel and a 90 deg return panel which is a partial panel, not the full height of the inline door and panel. When requesting a quote for an enclosure like this make sure to let us know the height of the object that the partial panel will be on. Normal size door is 28" wide and 72" Tall.



Inline Panel Partial Panel plus 90 Deg Return Enclosure

Inline Panel Partial Panel 90 Deg Return Enclosure

This shower enclosure is like the Inline panel + partial 90 return, but your door with a panel has a cut out for the tub or Jacuzzi. The inline panel is one piece and there is not a brake in the glass. You can also have two back to back inline panels next to the door as shown in the picture. The other way of doing this type of enclosure would be to have the panels on each side of the door that way the brake in the panel is for the door and looks normal. Normal size door is 28" wide and normal height is 72" Tall.



Glass Neo Angle Shower Enclosure

Glass Neo Angle Shower Enclosure

The Neo Angle shower enclosures are corner enclosures that have a panel on each side of the door at a 45 deg angle. The door attaches to one of the panels with a 45 deg (135 deg) glass to glass hinge. The door cannot exceed 33" wide because of hardware limitations. Normal size door is 28" wide and standard shower enclosure heights are 72".

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