Why is choosing a hinge type for my frameless shower door so important?

The type of hinge you choose for your shower door actually affects other installation requirements for building and designing your shower, as well as cost.

There are two types of hinges:

Do you want to mount your shower door to a wall? Use a side-mount hinge. To an adjacent glass panel? Will it mount floor-to-ceiling? From the floor-to a header or glass transom?

Working through these decisions will dictate where other hardware is placed and how much glass fabrication (precision cutting) is required.

Your Dulles Glass and Mirror project manager can review all the considerations necessary.

To learn more on your own see: What's the Difference Between a Pivot Hinge and a Side-Mount Hinge?

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