Glass block has been used for long as one decorative element which can be included when people built walls from bricks. Glass blocks provide additional light entrance from on side of the wall to the other side of the wall when glass blocks are used. Usually, glass blocks only come in plain version with usually common glass color (crystal clear one) only and this does not brings any other additional function other than light entrance only. Some creative designers use glass blocks to build a room for merely anything and one known room is to built glass block shower room.
Glass block comes in a standard size and this provide a good building element to built a room such as bricks. The glass blocks, when installed properly, will form a wall on desired size and height and can be used for any room build purpose, including glass block shower room. This kind of shower room will expose with enough light from the outside and only requires minimum lighting during the bright day time and this saves energy as well.
Some glass block manufacturers these days provide glass block shower system which come in one single set of shower system for an easy installation for people to save the installation time and save on labor cost as well. They comes in many different size and model of shower set made out of glass block materials with the acrylic support to ensure proper and strong installation. Door fits into the system and will function perfectly.
Basically, although some come with more design, the glass block shower comes in 2 different types. First one is standard fit shower and the second one is walk-in shower. These basic two models can be adjusted in such a way to fit into individual customer’s requirement for size of space available in their house to install this glass block shower system. An effective installation and save labor cost are some of their advantage factors when people choose this style of shower set system.
With the right style, glass block shower room can be a great alternative for energy saving concept into the house. With minimum to zero requirement for extra lighting during bright day time, this will contribute into overall monthly electric bill. Many things can be done when people is seriously would like to save and reduce their energy consumption and this way of building shower room is one definitive ways to do that.