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bathroom tub enclosure

Post by JoNor » Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:24 pm

Installing a shower door in a tube enclosure. The door threshold does not seat tightly to the bottom of the tub. The horizontal surface of the tub is not level. It dips down about 1/8" for most of the length of the tube leaving a 1/8" gap between the top of the tub and the bottom of the aluminum threshold. How do I close the gap. If one were to step on the threshold, the only vertical support would be the caulking - not good. Thank you for your help.

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Re: bathroom tub enclosure

Post by Shannon » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:23 pm

Would you be able to file the two ends at all to make it sit any lower? I can't tell from your pictures what profile the bottom track is or if you would gain anything from doing that?
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Re: bathroom tub enclosure

Post by A. Spruce » Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:05 pm

The bottom track is simply a guide for the doors, it's ok to make it contour to the tub. As Shannon said, sometimes you need to file the end to the same rounded contour of the corner to get the best fit.
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