It is definitely an excellent question to ask what kind of glass should be used for shower doors. The answer to this is simple, and there are things to this that you may not have known and should know.
There are several types of glass and purposes for them. It’s important to note that the process of making glass, is what dictates it’s purpose or application.
Glass shower doors are need to be durable and safe. Everyone has wondered at one point what would happen if the glass broke from a shower door. Well, the answer depends on the type of glass.
Glass shower doors should be made with tempered glass. Tempered glass is a special glass that has undergone specified processes in order to create a result in which the glass would shatter into tiny small pieces if it was to be broken. This helps eliminate serious injury from broken glass.
Tempered glass can be acquired from many manufacturers internationally. At Renovation Glass, we only use American made tempered glass. Furthermore, the glass we purchase actually passes a special inspection which is supported by American construction organizations. We have a higher standard because we understand the delicacy in glass for shower doors.
If you have more questions about glass, please feel free to call us 909-606-0370