Using Glass Block in a Bathroom Remodel
Glass block has been around for about 80 years. It is used to give an art deco feel to your room. These blocks have many uses in a bathroom. They can be used as a partition, skylight or a window. Glass block allows light into a space while providing privacy. Glass block can also be an energy saving material to use. These blocks come in various sizes and designs and can be backlit to create mood lighting.
Glass block can be used a partition between different parts of your bathroom. One way to use it would be to create a partition between the main part of the room and the toilet, creating a private space. Another common use for glass block is to use it for shower walls and begind bathroom vanity. You can use it as a straight wall and/or a curved wall, creating a shower enclosure that does not need any door, because the curve of the wall catches the spray from the shower.
Glass block comes in both glass and acrylic. You have many patterns and colors to choose from. You can choose frosted glass or clear glass for your blocks.
Some manufacturers have preassembled glass block which makes for easier installations.
You can really create a stunning room by adding LED backlit glass. Choose one color light or various colors. These lights can be changed with the season or the mood that you would like to reflect in your room.
Glass block adds architectural interest to your room and will add elegance and style to any home while still providing natural light. It is about light, warmth, and design in creating a feeling that makes an emotional statement.