What type of windows are efficient to use inside a shower?
Linda LacherApril 10, 2014
We are limited on space, but my husband insists on a window in bathroom. Only logical plase is in shower area. Can this be water tight?
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Not the best option. Even if the window is itself waterproof, (vinyl or other) the flashing required to keep water out of the wall is just inviting future problems. I would suggest another location, or even a operable skylight. If you must place it in the shower, you may want to keep it shoulder height, (more for water then modesty.) You may also want to think of a smaller shower curtain to keep water away entirely at the window. Just options, they have been done for years that way, just not the best solution.
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This can work best if it is placed in an area where it won't be in too much water. For example, placed high (above shoulder level) on the wall opposite the shower head.
    Bookmark   April 10, 2014 at 7:38PM
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lefty47
HI -- I have a vinyl clad casement window with Low-E argon glass . No problems ,no issues .
    Bookmark   April 10, 2014 at 8:34PM
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Fred S
Special safety glass is usually required if the window in a shower is below 60" above the finished floor.
1 Like    Bookmark   April 11, 2014 at 12:36AM
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