Information about our products

Faucets:

Bathroom Faucets:

  • All faucets include everything required to install, this includes:

    • Supply Lines

    • Drain (Vanity faucets only)

  • Types of faucets:

    • Single Hole

      • 1 hole in vanity or sink for faucet

      • Single handle controls both water temperature and pressure.

    • 4” Centre

      • 3 holes in vanity or sink for faucet

      • Distance of 4” from centre of left hole to centre of right hole

      • 1 Piece faucet with either 1 or 2 handles for water temperature and pressure.

    • 8” Centre or Wide Spread

      • 3 holes in vanity or sink for faucet

      • Distance of 8” or more from centre of left hole to centre of right hole

      • 3 Piece faucet, separate hot & cold handles plus spout

    • Wall Mount

      • No holes in vanity or sink top or tub.

      • Faucet and plumbing installed in wall directly above sink/tub

    • Floor Mount

      • Faucet is mounted directly on the floor with plumbing in the floor

      • Available for bathtubs and sinks

    • Deck Mount

      • Faucet is  installed directly through a hole in the tub itself or through the decking surrounding a bathtub.

Kitchen Faucets:

  • All faucets include everything required to install, this includes:

    • Supply Lines

  • Types of faucets:

    • Single Hole

      • 1 hole in counter or sink for faucet

      • Single handle controls both water temperature and pressure

      • Base plate can be purchased if you need to convert from 3 hole to single hole faucet

    • Wide Spread

      • 3 holes in vanity or sink for faucet (4 if separate spray hose)

      • Distance of 8” or more from centre of left hole to centre of right hole

      • 3 Piece faucet, separate hot & cold handles plus spout and optional spray hose

    • Pull Down

      • These are faucets in which the spray wand can be pulled down straight into the kitchen sink for a widespread use.Whether you are cleaning or washing veggies this kind of faucets works great.They easily get pulled down and you just water anywhere you need

    • Pull Out

      • These are faucets in which the spray wand pulls out straight to you.This is very useful in filling large pots or vessels.These kitchen faucets with pull out spray  are  best  in their functionality.They consists of a spread head and hose so as to make the sprout for maximum reach around the kitchen sink.With the help of a button or toggle control,you can easily switch from aerated stream to spray or vice-versa.Most of the these pull-down kitchen faucets swivel 360 degrees for a better access to all places.

Shower Systems:

  • Definitions / Components:

    • Pressure Balance valve

      • A pressure-balanced valve provides water at nearly constant temperature to a shower or bathtub, despite pressure fluctuations in either the hot or cold supply lines.

      • Water temperature and pressure controlled from same controls

    • Thermostatic valve

      • A thermostatic valve maintains an exact water temperature for the duration of your shower. It protects you from any sudden changes in the water supply to the shower, so even if somebody flushes the toilet or turns on the kitchen faucet the temperature of your shower will remain the same.

      • Separate controls for water temperature and water pressure.

    • Handshower and Rail

      • Rail is mounted to wall with adjustable slide and tilt for hand shower

      • Hand shower can be used mounted on rail or removed and used by hand

      • Hand shower has multiple settings for different water pressures

    • Rain Head

      • Round or square head that supplies water in the form of a rain shower (lower pressure)

      • Supplied horizontally from  wall or vertically from ceiling

    • Spout

      • Used in bathtub configuration to fill bathtub or

      • Used in shower configuration as a “Toe Tester” to test water temperature prior to switching to shower

    • Body Jets

      • Spray nozzles or jets mounted on wall

Shower Doors:

Alphabetical parts definitions


A

Anodized Aluminum:

Electrochemical process that converts the aluminum metal surface into a porous aluminum oxide, creating a more durable and element-resistant finish. Popular for shower extrusions because of its durability, color stability, ease of maintenance,and cost.

Anti Jump:

Track that keeps panels firmly on track for smooth and effortless sliding

B

Base:

An extruded profile, made of acrylic or hard surface installed on the floor to prevent water from leaking out from shower enclosure (syn. pan, tray, receiver)

Bowfront Base:

Base with an outward-curving front

C

Clear Glass:

Transparent glass

Configuration:

Refers to the shape and position of the shower

Corner Shower:

A shower designed to fit in the corner of a room as a space-saving solution.

CRP:

Door closing against the return panel

Curved Glass:

Glass specifically formed into a circular floor plan.

Custom Enclosure:

An enclosure that requires specially cut glass and framework.

CW:

Door closing against the wall

D

Deflector:

A panel affixed to the bottom rail of a pivot or hinge shower door deflecting water away from the bottom of the unit.

Door Type:

Refers to the way the door opens. It either slides or pivots on a hinge system

Double Threshold:

A corner shower base where threshold is used as an entrance and the other has a glass wall.

Drain Location:

The position of a drain in relation to the bottom of the basin designated by Left, Right or Center. Always select a drain position that is consistent with the pipes that lead to the drain.

F

Freestanding Bath:

A bath that is installed away from the wall, even in the middle of the room. These baths are supported by feet or a decorative base

Finish:

The plating over solid brass or anodized aluminum (i.e., chrome, brushed nickel, oil rubbed bronze, etc.)

Finished Wall:

Wall either covered with acrylic covering or ceramic and ready to receive shower door.

Framed:

Shower enclosure system with all glass mounted in a metal frame.

Frameless:

Refers to any shower enclosure that doesn’t have metal adhered to the edge of the glass. Frameless does not mean no metal. Frameless units can be virtually metal-free, except for a header atop or clips on any stationary panels, hinges, and handle.

Fixed panel:

Glass panel of an enclosure that does not move.

G

Glass shelf:

3/8”quarter round corner shelf providing support where 2 glass panels meet. Can replace the support bar on some models. Glass shelf can also simply provide a simple effective place for soaps and shampoos.

Glass-to-Glass Clip:

A clip stabilizing stationary panels adjacent to one another.

H

Handle:

A part of a shower door to be grasped or held by the hand and usually made of brass with a chrome or brushed nickel finish

Hardware:

Any metal shower components (i.e., hinges, headers, handles, clips, etc.)

Header Door:

Metal support at the top of a shower used to support the door and any additional panels. It bears the weight of the door

Header:

An extruded profile installed on top of the glasses of a shower enclosure to make the frame stronger.

Hinge Door:

A shower door that has a jointed metal hinge on the side of the door.

Hinges:

Solid brass or aluminum mechanisms that support the weight of a door and allow it to swing inward and/or outward

I

In-Line Panels:

Fixed panels that are aligned in the same direction as the shower door

In-line shower:

A shower designed to fit into a recess with either two or three sides finished by walls. In-line showers are often used to replace 60-in bathtubs.

Intelligent Hinge:

Soft closing hinge with adjustable closing speed. It can be installed glass to glass or wall mounted and available only with the Titan line.

K

Kneewall:

A short wall within a shower enclosure on which a panel sits.

KT:

Kinetik series, twin roller system

KS:

Kinetik series, single roller system

KR:

Kinetik series, reverse roller system

M

Magnetic seal:

A magnet used to lock metal parts of door hedges together and as a security measure to ensure a watertight shower enclosure

Microtek Glass Protector:

An after-market sealant applied to glass, to act as a buffer from the elements. It reduces the time and energy spent cleaning, while protecting the materials from wear and tear.

N

Neo Angle Shower:

Shower enclosure with two panels that are in a 135-degree angle.

O

Opening:

Open space between two finished walls when facing the alcove

Out of Level:

Refers to the horizontal plane and applies to the curb, threshold, sill, floor, ceiling or tub deck

Out of Plumb:

Refers to the vertical plane and applies to walls, step-ups or buttresses

Outside Dimension:

The outer edge of an enclosure.

P

Pivot Door:

A shower door that rotates on two metal pivots on the top and bottom of the door. Pivot doors are the preferred choice for narrow openings.

R

Return panel:

A horizontal surface located ninety degrees from the curb of the shower

Reversible door:

A glass door that can be installed for either a left or right configuration for faster installation


S

Semi-frameless:

Semi frameless shower enclosures typically use 1/4” tempered glass with a header atop the unit, and any stationary glass is fully framed. The door itself, however, does not have framing around it, hence the term “semi-frameless.”

Shower Length:

The side-to-side measurement of a shower base when facing the front of the base

Shower Width:

The front-to-back measurement of a shower base when facing the front of the base

Sliding Door:

The moving panel in a bypass door

Sweep:

Vinyl piece attached to the bottom of a shower door with fins that drag against the curb to prevent leaking.

T

Threshold:

The number of sides that can be used as entry to the shower base

Tempered Glass:

Heat strengthened for safety, tempered glass is approximately four times as strong as standard glass. In the event of breakage tempered glass fractures into small particles which do not form sharp edges thus reducing the chance of personal injury.

Three-sided shower:

In-line rectangular shower with glass front panel and a panel on each side

Tiling Flange:

Extending rim or edge at one end of an acrylic base that provides support or a better finished look.

Towel bar:

A horizontal bar affixed to a glass panel for holding towels

Tub door:

Glass panel sitting on the tub deck with a fixed panel and a half door that slides or swings out.

Two-sided shower:

In-line rectangular shower with front and side panels made of glass and one side finished by a wall

U

U-channel:

Aluminum piece used where glass meets base or tile allowing for adjustability and stability of stationary panels and providing clean glass-to-metal and glass-to-wall silicone joints.

W

Wall Jamb:

An extruded profile that is used on the vertical surfaces of shower enclosures.

Wall-mount Clip:

A clip that stabilizes a stationary panel by attaching it to the wall, eliminating the need for u-channel

Wall-mount Hinges:

Solid brass hinges screwed into the wall. They require 2x4 backing to have enough strength to anchor the full weight of the door