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Shower door installation not a place to skimp

Proper protocol eliminates safety hazards

Q: I'm having cultured marble installed in a shower in my house. The installers have made it clear that they install, period. They won't drill holes to replace the sliding shower door. I don't own a power drill and don't feel confident enough to rent or borrow one and try to drill the holes myself, as I believe a special bit is required. Is there a way to reinstall the shower doors using some kind of adhesive that won't damage the cultured marble? The doorframe is lightweight aluminum and the shower won't get much use. A: Sorry, we don't recommend gluing the doorframe to the wall. The one exception is if the manufacturer allows this type of installation. The fact that you won't use it much doesn't play into it. The next guy might. In our view, there is a fair chance that you will create a safety hazard if you glue it. Often a person using the shower will grab the door and without a secure frame would run the risk of having the frame fall out, possibly causing injury. It's a simple j...

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