The type of blind is chosen proceeding from design of the room, its sizes, possibility of implementation of this or that type of opening of doors (depending on quantity of free space before shower or bathing). The type of blind depends as well on the sizes of the zone with the greatest humidity, on dimensions of bathtub or shower cabin.
In addition to division according to opening type, all blinds can be classified on products with framework and without it. Frame models represent the glass cloths inserted into plastic or metal framework (metal as the strongest and durable material is most often used). Frameless blinds represent glass products with accessories for fastening and opening.
Folding glass blinds are not popular option of barrier of zone with high humidity in bathroom at present. Before wide circulation of compartment doors, so-called «accordion» was often used in small-size rooms. Developing several times, the folding blind takes a little place. The glass cloths connected by hinges most often are framed with framework. As a result on production of similar blind the bigger amount of materials is required and its cost value increases, so, also market price increases.
Quite popular way of opening of blinds in bathroom – by the principle of compartment. Such method is actively used everywhere – from opening of interroom doors till way of the organization of storage in cabinets. The way of opening by the principle of compartment is convenient that doors or blinds do not require additional free space – glass cloths move on guides. It is excellent opportunity to organize zoning in small-size rooms with deficit of useful area.
Sliding doors can be presented as in frame option (the most often met model convenient in operation), and to represent the glass cloths equipped only with fastening accessories. Frame models can not have handles – the frame of blind can be used for giving of the movement of glass cloth on guide. Handles – usability less traces from hands on glass surfaces are most often provided in products free of rack.
Sliding doors can lean on bathroom floor (or the pallet), protecting zone shower in bathroom or toilet in the combined bathroom …
Or to lean on bathtub surface, forming something like hydroboxing – for fans to create not easy protection for other room against water splashes, but also effect of sweating room during adoption of water procedures …
Blinds with oar type of opening look as normal doors, only from glass. For shower or bathtubs it is necessary for doors of this kind much free space for comfortable use. If rods open outside, then a lot of place before cabin or bathroom is necessary if opening happens inside, then it is necessary to have rather spacious hydroboxing. In a word, the oar type of glass blinds is suitable for bathrooms of the average and big sizes.
From the point of view of design, oar blinds can have set of options of execution. Transparent or opaque, tinted or with the drawing, relief or smooth, with photo printing or monophonic. Also style of execution of accessories, and mainly, handles can be various. They have to be combined with other accessories of interior of bathroom.
Static blinds or screen screen
The blind of static type represents the glass screen screen which fastens to floor (in case with shower cabin) or bathtub, can also fasten to ceiling or come to an end, without reaching it. On the one hand you receive the place, not fully enclosed from other room, for water procedures (that is good for those who are afraid of the closed space), with another – width of static blind it is enough that splashes from shower watering can did not get on clothes and home decoration outside segment with the greatest humidity.
One of advantages of static blinds partitions – they approach any style of registration of interior, bathroom of any sizes. The transparent screen screen can be established as for barrier of shower zone, and bathroom, in spacious bathroom or the small-size room for water procedures. If you do not want to puzzle over design, then just choose rectangular cloth from transparent glass and you can be sure that it is equally organically integrated into the small bathroom issued in modern style or the large-scale room which interior is executed in classical stylistics.
The screen screen from glass not only has appearance laconic and universal. It is simple to establish it and in effect to operate. Care of glass surface without accessories and framework is incredibly simple – to use enough cleanser for glass and soft sponge, and also to dry grind in surface after the end of water procedures that the blind served you for many years, without losing the original state.
Variety of options of design of glass blinds
So, you have decided on the sizes of glass blind, its type of opening or have chosen stationary option. Time to choose design of execution of glass cloth has come. Certainly, it is necessary to consider style of registration of bathroom, and also that fact whether you that barrier of bathtub or shower drew attention want, became accent element or has harmoniously joined overall picture of image of the room.
One of the simplest, laconic and from that universal options – transparent cloth from glass without accessories. The option is really safe, but rather trivial. What it is possible to diversify exterior such simple with, but at the same time important element of interior of bathroom as glass blind? For example, original form — any deviation from traditional rectangle will become small step on the way to creation of unique interior.
For those who need to keep privacy of shower zone it is necessary to use blinds from opal glass. So in big family where bathroom, it – the combined bathroom, is in improbable demand, in particular in the mornings and in the evening in the middle of preparation for dream, can be used not by one member of household. While someone enjoys water procedures, being behind opaque surfaces of glass blinds, other family members can brush teeth.
Not all surface of blinds, and only to certain level can be opaque. The combination of transparency and dullness performed by glass products can look laconically, but at the same time it is original.
Tinted glasses perfectly look in modern style of execution of interior of bathroom.
Originally and at the same time glass with the pronounced invoice elegantly looks. Whether there will be it just relief or any drawing – the bathroom interior will benefit from similar design anyway.
Even more effectively glass with print looks. Now there is a lot of special the technician, allowing to apply any image to glass surface. Blind with the drawing it will become inevitable accent element of interior of bathroom.
In certain cases as decorative element it is possible to use accessories for glass blinds – golden fastenings, carved handles will be urgent for classical style, baroque. The chromeplated elements of accessories of original form and execution can decorate modern interior of bathroom.
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