June 30th, 2014. Bathrooms Ideas, Why We Should Use Glass Block For Bathroom.
Glass block for bathroom is favored to be picked by a lot of people rather than any other materials like stone. There are many reasons why glass block is mostly chosen. Security and privacy is the important reason. Then, some people may also choose it because it needs less of budget and energy use. Glass block is very good materials even it is used for both wall or partition. For partition, it is usually used to separate the shower area and closet area.
There are a lot of advantages that you can get by using glass block for bathroom. As well as the reason why people choose it, the security becomes one of the advantages. When it is installed, the glass block is very difficult to be broken. Then, if you want to choose durable materials, it can be a good choice. The same advantage as the reason also come into energy saving. This material can absorb the energy from solar but decrease the heating that comes from it. This will help you to save your money for other thing. Glass block also can be maintained easily. You do not need to spent longer time to clean it. The glass block and grout between them can be cleaned even though just by wiping or brushing it. It is also will cover your privacy in the bathroom. Even though, it seems like a glass, but glass block is not transparent at all. Hence, do not worry about your privacy. Moreover, glass block will match well to be installed partially or entirely.
You can do glass block for bathroom installation in your own. Here some steps that you can try to follow. The first thing that you need to do is measure the size of the glass block and the design that you will apply. After, you have decided the design and size; you should make the frame for it. Channels are usually used to install the glass block with the frames. To make the connection between channel and frame is strong enough; screw is needed to fasten both front and back side. Then, install the glass block to the frame and attach it with the screw to make durable installation. After all the glass blocks are installed to the frame, then you can insert it to the wall part. To make sure that the glass block is fasten enough, you can apply silicone caulk between glass block.Glass Block Window RetrofitGlass Block WindowsGlass Block Shower With ColoredGlass Block Window Retrofit Ideas
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