How do I choose the correct shower seal?

How do I choose the correct shower seal?

Choosing the Right Shower Seal: A Comprehensive Guide

We've been busy posting news and updates for our bespoke shower installations, however we understand the importance of selecting the right shower seal when producing and supplying replacements. One common question we receive is, "How do I know which shower seal to buy?" In this guide, we'll break down the key factors to consider when making this decision.

1. Glass Thickness:

The first factor to consider is the thickness of your shower screen glass. It's essential to measure this accurately, including any arrised edges, as overlooking this detail can result in incorrect sizing. Typically, shower screen glass thickness ranges from 4 to 12mm, with the most common options being 6mm and 8mm. Ensure you choose a seal that is compatible with the thickness of your glass for a secure fit.

2. Seal Positioning and Gap Closure:

Consider where the seal will be positioned and the gap it needs to close. Different shower configurations may require seals in various locations to prevent water leakage. Carefully assess your shower setup to determine the most effective placement for the seal. Whether it's a vertical, horizontal, or magnetic seal, selecting the right type is crucial for ensuring a watertight seal and preventing leaks.

3. Length Requirement:

Once you've determined the glass thickness and seal positioning, it's essential to measure the length required for the seal accurately. We recommend measuring the length of the glass and then cutting the shower seal to fit accordingly. This ensures a custom fit that effectively seals the gap and prevents water from escaping.

Browse Our Selection:

At Shower Outlet, we offer a variety of vertical, horizontal, and magnetic shower screen seals to meet your specific needs. Explore our collection here to find the perfect seal for your shower enclosure.

Need Assistance?

If you're unsure about which shower seal to choose or struggling to identify the correct replacement, don't hesitate to reach out to us. Simply email us a picture of your shower setup, and our team will provide a free identification and quotation service to assist you.

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