Building and designing a green bathroom has become a popular trend. There is a twofold reason to consider going eco-friendly when you build. One is, to be environmentally responsible and leave a smaller carbon footprint. The other is to lower your utility bills through energy efficient fixtures.
Windows with Superior Insulation
If the bathroom will be built on an exterior wall then this would be the perfect time to install energy efficient windows. Energy efficient windows stop the summer heat from penetrating and keep the winter chill out. The more natural light you let into your bathroom the less artificial light you will need. If your bathroom will not have an exterior wall then consider a skylight which will capture the natural light. Having an opening in the ceiling can also draw heat and moisture upwards. Continue reading “The Greenest Room in the House: Designing an Eco-Friendly Bathroom”
Are you considering remodeling your bathroom? There are new trends to consider. One is opening up the shower area. Instead of the small utilitarian, framed-in shower most homeowners are familiar with, the new trend is to have a spacious tiled area enclosed by frameless shower doors.
Once you decide that your home needs a makeover and you begin to focus on your shower doors, a frameless glass shower door may be the answer you are looking for. Shower doors are rising in popularity exponentially, and a frameless door will make your bathroom area appear larger and expose the beautiful tile within your shower.
Modern Design & Beauty
With a modern design, it will enhance the beauty of your bathroom and won’t have the usual silver looking and stained frame around it.
The type of frameless shower curtain, shield, or door you install can make a big difference in the look of your bathroom.
Here are some traditional options and a couple of unusual ideas you may not have considered:
Vinyl curtains are an inexpensive option. Depending on the design you choose, they can make a conservative, bold, or whimsical statement. Vinyl curtains do have drawbacks though. Many people find them annoying because the shower curtain needs to hang inside the tub to prevent water from escaping. And when the vinyl clings to you it can make you feel claustrophobic.
Dallas Texas residents are constantly rolling with the changes in interior design. Whether it’s updating one room or your whole house, it can be costly. One way to update a space on a budget is change the cabinets. The kitchen is a great place to start. Don’t have enough money to replace all the cabinets in your kitchen?
Let Alamo Glass & Mirror help. We can instantly update the look of your cabinets by adding Glass.
We can add glass to any cabinets in a quick easy process. Just bring in your cabinet, after a few steps from your carpenter , and we can guide you to choosing the glass that will improve your look. You can also call us today to set up an appointment for a free estimate. Continue reading “Upgrade Your Kitchen Cabinets Dallas!”
Visitors to our Dallas showroom who are in the market for frameless shower doors often ponder this burning question: is a pivoting door or a sliding door the best option?
Here are some helpful facts to help you decide.
Pivot Shower Doors
A pivot door is one in which there are hinges and the door swings out to open. Some larger showers have a double door entrance. A pivoting door obviously requires room for it to open, so if you are working with a small or cramped space then this type of door will probably take up too much precious room.
With the downturn in the housing market, Dallas residents are choosing to remodel their existing homes instead of purchasing a new home. Most remodels generally start with the master bathroom. These bathrooms are being transformed into a luxurious spa and the center piece of these bathrooms is the frameless shower enclosure.
Gone are the days of just installing a boring framed shower door that’s only purpose is to keep water in the shower. Now the shower door can also serve as a beautiful eye catching piece in the master bathroom. Frameless shower doors are made using 3/8″ or 1/2″ thick glass. There are many different textured and pattern glass options, but the most common glass used is clear.
The clear glass opens up the bathroom and shows off the customers beautiful tile or marble. Traditional framed shower doors come in 4 standard finishes, however frameless shower door hardware is available in over 25 different finishes to match any plumbing and light fixtures the homeowner may choose.
Alamo Glass & Mirror has long been the preferred frameless shower door provider of Dallas homeowners. Our expert staff will be there every step of the way from the design to installation. Thinking about remodeling your bathroom? Contact us today for your free in home
frameless shower door consultation 214-821-2886. Continue reading “Frameless Shower Doors Add Beauty to Dallas Homes”
Businesses in the in DFW are choosing to add glass tops to their desks. Alamo has been accommodating the glass and mirror needs of local businesses for years. By adding a glass top to your office desk you are not only benefiting the surface of the desk, but you are instantly adding a more modern look. This helps keep you desk looking polished, even if you have a stacks of paperwork!