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Home Repair shower door

Discussion in 'Homeowners Corner' started by backtothewoooo, Jan 14, 2017.

  1. backtothewoooo

    backtothewoooo New Member

    May 8, 2007
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    I searched in the forums and noted that there are problems with the shower doors that Van Metre installed. Ours seem to have a thin metal strip connecting the shower door to the frame. The top portion is broken and the shower door closes with a one inch gap.

    Has anybody experienced this? What was your solution? I am looking for an inexpensive solution. It seems that replacing the shower door/ frame costs $1,000+++, so that is out of the question.

    Did anybody just remove the thin metal strip & added hinges to the door? Who did you use? How much did it cost?

    Thank you in advance for any input/ info.

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  2. L0stS0ul

    L0stS0ul hmmmm

    Nov 3, 2003
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    I took the door down and replaced it with a shower rod and curtain. I hated cleaning the glass and mold would grow deep in the cracks. Extremely hard to clean. Much happier without it.
  3. sri_n

    sri_n Member

    Jul 8, 2003
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    nice to know I wasnt the only one!

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