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Shower and Tub Enclosure Hardware Options

Insight Glass uses top quality hardware from C.R. Laurence Co., Inc., a recognized industry leader in shower enclosure hardware. CRL has a huge supply of hardware in many colors and in many styles. It can be a bit overwhelming choosing the right color and style for your new shower enclosure so Insight Glass has listed the more common colors and styles to assist you.

Colors: The three most common colors for shower enclosure hardware are:

Chrome Brushed Nickel Oil Rubbed Bronze

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Fortunately for you, a frameless, heavy glass shower enclosure is composed of mostly glass with not many parts. You will have to decide upon the following:
Door Hinges: Most heavy glass shower enclosures will require two door hinges unless you have an extremely large door. The most popular hinge is the CRL Cologne hinge, which has a radius corner and a beveled edge to provide a sleek appearance.

This is the popular Cologne Wall Mount Hinge - Where the door is hinged on the wall which is the most common configuration. The Cologne series also comes in a 180 degree glass-to-glass configuration and a 135 degree Neo Angle configuration.

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CRL Cologne Hinge

Door Handle: The most popular door handle is the 6" BM series tubular back-to-back pull that comes with decorative metal washers.

This is the popular 6" BM series tubular back-to-back pull which also comes in an 8" size.

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CRL BM Door Handle

The only other hardware item you may need to choose is Clips. If you choose to have your shower enclosure installed with U-Channel, obviously this is not a concern. In case you are interested, a picture of our standard, quality U-Channel follows (in the color of your choice of course).

This is the standard quality U-Channel you will get - In the color of your choosing.

CRL SDCD38BA U-Channel

Clips: The most popular clip is the CRL Beveled, heavy duty glass clip made of solid brass.

This is the popular Beveled, heavy duty glass clip made of solid brass.

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As you can see, there are many colors and styles of hardware to choose from. It has been our experience, most customers are more than happy with the popular styles shown above. If you are interested in the main CRL index of hardware options, click here.
Insight Glass hopes this page helped answer some of your questions. We serve the entire Greater San Francisco Bay area with beautiful semi frameless and frameless shower enclosures.

If you have any questions, please call us at (707) 746-6571 or take a minute to send us a quick email. We would love to hear from you.

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