Cleaning our new glass shower door is a snap in comparison. I’ve heard some people complain that glass showers are hard to keep clean, and indeed, in a previous house with a different brand of shower glass, we did have a show- er that hadn’t been well-cared for and was covered in hard-to- remove soap scum. But this has- n’t been my experience at all with our new Basco shower door. It came pre-treated with AcuaGlideXP, a coating that pro- tects the finish of the glass and makes it resistant to soap scum and water marks. (It comes with a 10-year warranty.) Once a week, I just spritz the glass with the com- pany's Maintain spray and rub it dry with a micro-fiber cloth. MAKES A SMALL ROOM FEEL BIGGER I also knew that an all-glass shower would help our bathroom feel bright and airy. Old houses contain a lot of mysteries, and one of the mysteries of our 1860 New England home was that the upstairs bathroom had been divid- ed into two small rooms, making the space feel very cramped and dark. Resolving this involved a ton
Before: overview of bathroom showing corner shower and curbing.
The installer measures prior to installing the bottom U-channel for the fixed side glass panel.