Adjustment Tips for Frameless Glass Shower Door Hinges

If you have noticed some leaks around the bottom and sides of your frameless shower door, be aware that they are the result of the door hinges misalignment. Usually, there are two or three hinges in the frameless shower doors. This factor greatly depends on the size of your shower door and how much heavy your glass is.

One of the ways to avoid the higher mentioned problems is via adjustment of frameless glass shower door hinges. It will also prevent you from these unpleasant and irritating leak things. This project can be conducted in two possible ways - either via hiring a team of specialist who will quickly do the adjustment or by doing the job with your own hands. The first variant if the easiest one but also the most expensive, while the second one can bring your some positive emotions and save a few backs in your pocket.

So, if you have decided to adjust your shower door hinges on your own, it's recommended to look for a helper. It can be your son, father, or just a neighbor. This do-it-yourself project won't take much of their time, but the door will need to be raised by someone, while you will be adjusting the hinge screws that are located on the inside of the shower. Does this

You're welcome to use the following adjustment instructions to simplify your project. So, let's get started.

1 Open your shower door completely. Locate a level on the shower wall in the direction of which your door closes. If the wall is not quite vertical, that is out of plumb, you can experience the problem with the shower framing. In this case, it's highly recommended to invite a real professional who will take out tiles from the wall and shim out the frame.
2 Step inside your shower cabin and close the door behind you. No, you're not going to have a shower! You'll have to loosen the hinge screws on the shower door with the help of a screwdriver, better the one made by Phillips. Turn every screw two revolutions.
3 Now let your helper locate 3/8-inch shims between the shower base and the bottom of the shower door. The shower door hinges will readjust as the shims slid under the door.
4 Finally, the hinge screws should be properly retightened, after what the shims have to be removed. Now it's high time to check up how your shower door operates. If necessary, you can loosen the screws on the shower door catch. It can be moved up or down before retightening the screws.

As you can see, shower door hinges adjustment project is not as difficult as you have always thought. Everything you will need is a helper, definite tools, a bit of your work, effort and patience. Good luck!