Framed Vs Frameless Shower Doors

Choosing the right shower door for your home can seem a bit overwhelming when you have so many options to choose from. There are two primary types of shower doors, framed vs. frameless. You may be most familiar with framed shower doors. Framed doors offer functionality, but frameless doors have more of a contemporary appeal. There have been new improvements in the look and finishes of the framed enclosures. Much has changed since the old metal trim that was offered in only silver and gold.  Framed doors are designed to seal shut with a magnetic strip and additional rubber seals and sweeps. Water splashing on to the bathroom floor is less of an issue. Water and steam are sealed effectively as well. Framed units are also a more affordable option.

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Elegant Hand-Crafted Medicine Cabinets

Keep your bathroom organized, Century offers a wide range of medicine cabinet sizes and styles.

If you are like most people your bathroom is one of the smallest rooms in your house. Its design is functional by nature. However, the contemporary bathroom is often greater than the sum of its uses. Todays bath is the center of your morning routine, or a refuge from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The bathroom is where you begin and end your day.

Clutter is your bathrooms worst enemy. We all have that one drawer or closet that makes us cringe every time we look at it. How do you double a room’s apparent space without making it any bigger?

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Color is important for setting mood

Whatever your personal style or taste, color is the key to unlocking the mood and feel of your home. Color is a strong motivator in our daily lives. It alters our moods and adds warmth and styling to any décor. Most designers agree that homeowners remodeling their bathrooms want to see some splashes of color. Color schemes vary with the style of the house, furnishings of rooms and the personal taste of the homeowner.

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Bathroom Trends

Today’s bathroom trends are not just about style and design choices. They are about functionality, durability and the quality of the products you use.

What used to be the smallest room in the house and undoubtedly the dullest has emerged as the biggest news on today’s homefront. There is a whole new renaissance in the bathroom. The master bath has become larger, changing from simply functional rooms into places for exercise and relaxation. There are steam generators, whirlpool tubs, dressing areas as well as many other amenities. Lighting can be extraordinary and exciting and with the addition of a tub, shower stall and medicine cabinet the bathroom today has truly become a multi-purpose room.

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Shower Curtains vs. Shower Doors

The advantages and disadvantages of shower curtains or shower doors go beyond their outward appearance. While they contribute greatly to the overall look of your bathroom, they will also have an effect on the function. Some of the factors to take into consideration are your personal maintenance preferences, budget, and long term plans.

If you want your bathroom to look neater when house guests visit, the shower curtain can be closed to hide the bath tub or left open to show off the brilliantly gleaming porcelain. Unfortunately, shower curtains need to be thoroughly maintained in order to prevent mold and mildew from breeding on their surface.

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Glass Options

glass-optionsGlass manufacturers are producing attractive and alluring glass options to suite any kind of bathroom decor and atmosphere. Century offers design possibilities limited only by your imagination, so choose the type of glass that goes with the look and feel that you desire. Offerings span from familiar textures to the highly unusual used for light control and privacy in bath enclosures as well as numerous decorative applications. Here is a look at some of the current glass trends…

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