Tropical Art Glass FAQ
Can I Measure And Install A Frameless Shower Enclosure Or Do I Need A Professional To Do It?
There is no problem with measuring and installing your own frameless shower enclosure. However, it is recommended that you do not install it alone.
Is The Glass Clear?
Yes, with a greenish hue to the edges.
Do You Use A U-Channel?
Not unless requested by the customer. We use clips which give a more aesthetically pleasing look and are also more sanitary as the u-channel can collect water and produce mold.
What Is The Widest Door Available?
Stock doors are available, but we are manufacturers and can fabricate most anything according to customers' needs.
Do I Need To Sign For Delivery?
No, you do not need to sign for delivery.
Can I Combine Shipping?
Yes, you may combine shipping.
What Are Your Standard Hardware Finishes?
Chrome, brushed nickel and oil rub bronze; other finishes available upon request.
Does My Price Include Hardware?
Yes; hinges, clips, door handles and seals are included in the price.
What Will Happen If My Shipment Is Damaged?
All shipments are insured and included in the price.
Can You Sandblast Any Custom Design?
Yes, you may see in our custom work tab that we have produced several custom designs for many distinguished establishments such as the University of Miami and Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant.
When Should I Use Tempered Glass vs. Non-Tempered Glass?
Tempered glass is good for all doors, overheads and some table tops. Typically tempered glass is used wherever safety is an issue.
Can Tempered Glass Be Sandblasted?
Yes, tempered glass can be sandblasted.
Does Tempered Glass Break?
While very strong, tempered glass has very vulnerable edges. Please use caution.
How Long Does Shower Door Installation Typically Take?
Approximately 2-3 hours.
How Long Will It Take To Produce Custom Glass Doors?
3-4 days in production and about 3-4 days in transit.