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Shower Side Panels Buying Guide


Shower enclosures and walk in showers are stylish and practical which means they're incredibly popular to lots of homeowners in the UK. Without shower side panels they'd be completely the opposite and allow for water to escape the area and create havoc in your bathroom.

What Is A Shower Side Panel?

Shower side panels and return panels stop water from escaping the showering area within shower enclosures and walk in showers. They come in various sizes, shapes and styles to fit with the various enclosure options out there.

Shower Side Panel Styles

Shower side panels come in a variety of stylish designs. The panel styles are framed, semi-frameless and frameless.

Framed shower side panels come with a frame around them which can make them look elegant.

Semi-frameless shower side panels are partially frameless which creates an elegant yet modern look! Frameless shower side panels create an ultra-modern look which opens up the bathroom space perfectly.

Shower Side Panel Glass Thickness

The thickness of shower side panels is measured in millimetres (mm). There is a range of thicknesses to choose from including 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm and 10mm and the cost will vary between glass thicknesses.

The Cost Of Shower Side Panels

The price of shower side panels varies depending on several factors. The main reasons for higher costs include:

Brand: Some brands are rather prestigious and use some of the best known materials for shower side panels. A top brand can cost a lot more than a typical brand.

Glass Thickness: As the thickness of the glass increases, generally the cost will increase too.

Size: Different sizes of side panels cost different amounts of money to buy. The bigger the panel the bigger the cost will be due to extra materials.

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