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Week 7, Day 5 & 6
The guys from the shower door company came in yesterday and installed the floating frame shower glass around the master shower. The question I have, is why does everything have to start with making more holes? In the picture to the right you can see Dave drilling into the tiles. This is where the clips will be attached that will hold the glass. But more holes, really?
The tile is really hard and these guys went through several bits to get the job done.
It takes two guys to get the glass all placed correctly and set in the metal brackets. To make things worse for them, the inside surface of the glass panels has been treated with a compound that makes it shed water quickly, and is very slippery.
I was impressed by the amount of time it took to fine tune all the small adjustments to the panels and the door. By spending some time on these adjustments, everything went together with a minimal gap between the panes.
These gaps were taped on either side and a clear silicone caulk was used to seal these spaces. It smells like vinegar, though. It takes about 24 hours to dry enough to ... more
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