Frameless shower screens, an addition of beauty to your home


Nowadays glass uses in the home for both furniture and as building material are rising. A glass frameless shower screen is the perfect example of this. You can hardly find any house which doesn’t possess a significant amount of glass panels. With the use of modern technology, better glass is produced for more varied uses in modern houses. The use of glass is prevalent to achieve a modern look, create a specific design, allow more light into a room, control heating and add value to a home. It can be seen used for large format windows, bi fold doors, ceilings, kitchen splashbacks, pool fences, balustrades, table tops, shelves and more. 

To achieve a modern, designer and functional bathroom, it has become the norm to install a glass frameless shower screen. Although a simple curtain can stop water, it somehow doesn’t manage to keep all the water within the shower cubicle or bath. And a shower curtain certainly does nothing for giving your bathroom a modern look your visitors will be jealous of, allowing light through your bathroom, adding value to your home or making cleaning your shower a much simpler process to making sure it’s hygienic for your family.


What is a frameless shower screen?

Frameless glass shower screens are glass only designs and don't include any metal framing to help hold them up or in place. Technology and advancements in the manufacturing of glass have increased the strength of the glass to allow it to support it's own weight.

A frameless shower screens can also be known as blade shower screen.


What are the benefits of a glass frameless shower screen?

Designed without any framing around the glass, fully frameless shower screens deliver a fresh look and feel that has become the preferred choice in modern bathrooms.

By eliminating the tracks and ledges of traditional shower screens we can achieve a seamless finish to walls and floors. Combined with mould resistant silicon’s and durable solid brass and chrome fittings, this provides a hygienic and easy to maintain screen that is practical, adds value and above all looks great!

Set beside a floating vanity and completed with a custom sized frameless mirror a popular choice is the “Walk In “ which makes use of strip drains and a single sheet of 10mm toughened glass to eliminate the need for a door.

You might be thinking that there are other shower screens available in the market. What is the reason that you should choose a frameless shower screen? Let us look at the advantages of frameless shower screens which will make it clear on why to choose frameless?

Appearance

These shower screens have a stunning showroom look. Frameless shower screens provide you with the most elegance you can have in any restroom and will be the envy of your visitors.

Timeless design

A simple clean design with a frameless shower screen will also stand the test of time from a design point of view. Framed and semi framed shower screens are more likely to date m,uch faster.

Flexible designs

Glass these days gives us enormous flexibility and we custom design every shower screen so you get the design, shape and style that works in your bathroom space, is functional and fits with your vision.

Cleaner

As there is no nooks or crannies, there is nowhere for soap scum or mould to build up.

Easy to clean

With no metal frames and the edges of the frame, it makes it easy to clean as it is just one big flat surface. See our complete guide to cleaning shower screens.

Simple maintenance

There are minimal fixtures for frameless shower screens which means there is less that can go wrong. If the brackets that fix the shower screen to the wall or floor to break or deteriorate, they can be easily replaced.

Resilience and corrosion-resistant

Curtains will last a couple of years at best, but a frameless shower screen can last a lifetime. As glass takes a very long period to disintegrate, the glass panels will last as long as you want it to.

Generally glass is free from corrosion so you do not need to worry about corrosion.

Adding value to your home or investment property

Frameless shower screens definitely add to the look of your home by adding to the visual appeal of your bathroom. Value is also added by the ability of a frameless shower screen to make your bathroom look as bigger than it might be which in turn can increase the value of your house if you are looking to sell your house in future. Think about it, when someone is purchasing a home, they spend a lot of time looking at the bathroom and kitchen as they know these cost a lot to renovate.


Features of frameless shower screens

Thicknesses
Shower screens come in four different thicknesses. Frameless shower screens are available in thickness of 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, and 12mm respectively. Whatever size you choose the only difference is the look. Out of the four thickness, 10mm glass is more popular.

Designs and Colors
Frameless shower screens are available in different color and design. You can get frameless shower screens with colored, patterned, or in slumped glasses. Frameless shower screens are available in gray, green, blue, and bronze color. If you want a patterned design, you can get the pattern painted on the glass.


What size can a frameless shower screen be?

Onsite Glass and Shower Screens custom build your shower screen specifically the size of your requirements. We accurately measure every part of your shower so we can custom build your shower screen for a perfect fit. The shower screens are custom built because Australian houses and apartments vary dramatically in size and style.

The ever changing design trends and demands on space in our crowding cities, have had a significant effect on bathroom design. These changes have meant people want very different sized shower screens in their homes or apartment.

Sizes vary dramatically dependent on what type of bathroom you have.
  • Full sized bathroom with walk in shower 
  • Bathroom with corner shower 
  • Ensuite bathroom 
  • Compact shower in a studio or small apartment 
  • An over bath shower screen in a bathroom with no shower 

Whatever the size of your bathroom, ensuite, home, apartment, shower or bath, we’ll custom design and fit your shower screen to your design.

How big can a frameless shower screen be?

As mentioned, frameless shower screens come in various sizes ranging between 900mm for a single panel screen and up to 2300mm in overall width for a multiple panel screen.


How tall is a frameless shower screen?

The overall height of frameless shower screens can range between 1500 mm and 1800 mm for standard types, but may be higher and go all the way to the ceiling. It can also be different heights o cater to a sloped ceiling.


Frameless shower screen styles

Single panel
Covers one portion of the shower

Over bath
Covers most parts of the shower including top

Wall to wall
Extends to either end of the shower meeting with the wall in each

Corner square
The glass panels meet at 90 degrees

Diamond shape
Comes in the shape of diamond prism


Frameless shower screen door styles

The popularity of the frameless style has led to the expansion of options for doors to include 4 door options
  1. Sliding 
  2. Pivoting 
  3. Hinged and 
  4. Semi frameless 




Bath screens








Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Fixed bath screen
Half swing
10mm















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Fixed bath screen
Half swing
10mm


















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Fixed wall channel
n/a
6mm
















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Fixed bath screen
Half swing
6mm

















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Fixed bath screen
Swing
6mm










Bath end shower screens








Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Bath end
Swing
10mm
















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Bath end
Swing
10mm















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Bath end
Swing
10mm
















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Bath end
Swing
10mm

















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Braced frameless
Bath end
n./a
10mm

Wall to wall








Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Wall to wall
Swing
10mm

















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Wall to wall
Swing
10mm













Floor to ceiling








Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Floor to ceiling
n/a
10mm
















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Floor to ceiling
n/a
10mm

















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Angled ceiling
n/a
10mm











Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Ceiling
n/a
10mm





Single panel - blade shower screen









Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Blade
n/a
10mm

















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Blade
n/a
10mm










Corner shower screen








Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Braced frameless
Corner
n/a
10mm

















Frame
Style
              
Door 
Thickness     
Frameless
Corner
Swing
10mm