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7 Common Questions About the Neo Shower Door

April 13th, 2022

Below are some commonly asked questions regarding neo shower doors.

1. What is a neo shower door?

The uniquely shaped neo shower door uses glass panels,Guest Posting combined with mitered corners to form the front section of a shower. The resulting shape resembles one quarter of an octagon.

2. How many glass panels will I need to form the neo shower door enclosure?

At least 2 side panels and 1 door panel are required to form a neo shower door enclosure. Adding additional glass panels will allow you to create a more intricate shower shape adding items such as a bench in your neo shower door enclosure.

3. What type of shower do neo shower doors work best in?

For a neo shower door to work; you should already have an existing corner shower or be willing to have someone put a corner shower in your bathroom. Consulting a professional (if you will be adding a corner shower) is a good idea. There are factors such as where your current plumbing placement is that will determine whether or not a corner shower in your bath is even a possibility.

4. What size bathroom does a neo shower door fit well?

There is no rule of thumb for which size bathroom is preferred for neo shower door placement into. However, the shape of the neo shower door can allow placement of a shower in a very small bathroom. A neo shower door enclosure can create a shower space in as little as three square feet. Traditional shower enclosures usually require more available floor space than this. Neo shower doors can be custom manufactured to fit any dimension shower.

5. Is a neo shower door more costly than a regular shower door enclosure?

Neo shower doors can provide a cost effective alternative when trying to fit a difficult size shower space. Available in framed, frameless or minimal framing models; neo shower doors create an attractive contemporary shower enclosure comparable in price to many other shower doors.

If you will be installing a new corner shower in conjunction with neo shower doors; a money saving tactic at this point would be to plan your shower at the same time as you choose your neo shower door. This may let you choose from a stock neo shower door rather than needing a custom order one. This could possibly create a substantial savings to you.

6. Do I have the same hardware options if I purchase a neo shower door?

Depending on the manufacturer, hardware for neo shower doors is available in a variety of finishes to match almost any bathroom design. Some examples of the hardware finish options are:

Anodized Silver
Polished Silver
Beige, Black, Blue, Gold, Gray, and others (check the manufacturer) enamel finishes
Brass
Check your distributer for other manufacturer hardware choices available.
7. Do I have the same glass styles as other shower doors if I install neo shower doors?

There are several glass options to choose from for your neo shower doors. Most manufacturers’ offer the following types of glass in the models of glass neo shower doors: Frosted, clear, obscure, and tinted. No matter what glass type you choose; it should be safety rated. Safety rated glass if broken will break into multiple small pieces like a car windshield instead of sharp glass shards. You will be protecting you and your family’s safety by doing so.