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Installing a Shower (or tub) Door

Complete the tub or shower installation with a nice shiny glass door. The installation for a tub or shower is essentially the same. You will need the following tools
  • Caulking gun

  • Center punch

  • Fine file

  • Hacksaw

  • Pliers

  • Phillips screwdriver

  • Silicone caulk

  • Slotted screwdriver

  • Electric drill

  • Carpenters level

Follow these steps to install the door…
  1. Locate the bottom tracks and install them on the top edge of the shower base or tub.

  2. Temporarily, secure the track to the ledge with masking tape.

  3. To help guide caulk application, make a light pencil mark along the front edge of the track.

  4. Ensure the wall jambs support the top track and are fastened to the sidewalls.

  5. Firstly, place a wall jamb against the wall and push down over the end of the bottom track.

  6. Adjust the wall jamb to make sure it is plumb.

  7. Markin each mounting-hole location.

  8. Remove the wall jamb and drill the holes for the mounting screws or wall anchors and secure the jamb in with screws.

  9. Repeat the drilling in the opposite wall for the other wall jamb.

  10. Apply a bead of caulk along the underside of the bottom track.

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