Glass for custom shower?

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by fiasco, Jan 30, 2006.

  1. fiasco

    fiasco New Member

    Nov 14, 2005
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2006
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona

    There should be several shower door companies in your phone book that have any number of frame, and frameless, shower doors. Either by-pass or panels with a swinging door. The glass has to be tempered so anything you use has to be a manufactured item, not DIY.
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  4. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England is often recommended on the DIY'er tile site (good place to check out for tiling!). Big glass panels are not for the feint of heart, a small slip means a pile of glass, but it is doable if you're careful.
  5. chassis

    chassis Engineer

    Sep 12, 2005
    SE Pennsylvania
    What jad said. Call a custom glass place. Oftentimes they also do commercial and automotive glazing, look in those categories. Just a guess but I would plan on $1000-$1500 and about 5 weeks lead time for what you are looking for.

    Kohler offers a sliding style (bypass, not pivot) door in the size you are looking for. Just an idea.
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