Shower Glass Coatings
Glass shower doors and enclosures can be extremely difficult to keep clean. Between soap scum,
hard water spots and mineral buildup, shower door glass is easily dirtied. Even if you follow
our instructions on how to properly clean shower glass, you’ll still probably find yourself
wishing that there was a better solution. The good news is that there is! Glass shower
enclosures can be coated with a special material to help reduce the frequency that glass needs
to be cleaned.
How Do Shower Door Coatings Work?
Glass is naturally porous. This means that over time shampoo, soap, dirt and minerals from water
can build up in these pores. A shower glass coating generally works by filling and sealing these
pores so that debris cannot fill them. These coatings make the glass “hydrophobic”, meaning that
it will repel water. Instead of sticking to the glass and depositing contaminants, the water
will likely bead and slide off the glass.
What are the Benefits of Shower Door Coatings?
Shower glass that has been coated will usually stay cleaner, longer, in comparison with uncoated
shower door glass. When it comes time for cleaning, coated shower doors are also usually much
easier to clean. Most manufacturers suggest to merely use a damp cloth to wipe down the glass,
and a clean cloth to dry the glass. This eliminates the need for harsh cleaning chemicals and
What are the Drawbacks of Shower Door Coatings?
Shower glass coatings are an option that can be added to a shower door order. This means that
there usually will be an upcharge for the additional feature. Also, these coatings do not last
forever. Many manufacturers offer a 10-year warranty, but it is likely that the glass will
How Shower Glass Coatings are Applied
Shower door coatings come in two forms. The best option is to have the coating applied by the
manufacturer when you order the glass. This will help ensure the coating works effectively and
is long-lasting. The other option is to have an aftermarket coating applied. There are many
companies out there that are also able to offer effective and long-lasting
coatings. Do-it-yourself kits are available too but these are generally temporary solutions that
must be re-applied on a regular basis in order to maintain effectiveness.
Trust Glass.com for All Your Shower Glass Coating Needs
When you’re ready to coat home’s shower glass, trust the professionals at Glass.com to help you
find a local shower glass coating professional in your area.
To ensure you receive the best quality shower glass coating that fits your needs and budget, we
offer free online quotes from nearby dealers in your community. Once you’ve found a shower glass
coating specialist that meets your expectations, you can then schedule a secure, no obligation
quote to quickly and reliably begin your shower glass coating needs.
To learn more about the services provided at Glass.com, feel free to call us today at
888-854-5277 to speak to a specialist or complete
our online contact form.