Your Shower Door Glass Options

Glass is glass, right? Not when you’re hanging out with the Shower Door Experts! We’ll help you find the right glass for your design and budget. Learn more about your glass options:

Clear Glass versus Low-Iron Glass

Most of our clients choose standard clear glass for their custom shower door. However, it’s becoming more common to upgrade to low-iron glass, also known as high definition (HD) or starfire glass. Iron gives clear glass a slight green tint. Unless you see clear glass side-by-side with low-iron glass, the tint isn’t so noticeable. But when clients invest in eye-catching tile work, they might prefer low-iron glass – especially for light-colored tile. It is more optically clear and gives the shower a noticeable luster.

Sample square of standard clear shower door glass next to sample square of low-iron HD shower door glass

Rain and Acid Etch Glass

Rain and acid etch glass are visually interesting and maximize privacy. But keep in mind that they also limit the amount of light that makes its way into the shower enclosure. You might want to supplement your shower space with additional lighting. We love a good dimmer switch for maximum lighting options!

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