I purchased this because there was a shelf at the end of our tub which would have required a custom fabricated door. I got a quote for a door that would have been nice but much more expensive. <br /><br /> The package arrived two days after I ordered which was a complete surprise. Instillation was somewhat complex because the tub is cast iron and this was not covered in the instructions. I purchased a new 6x32 tap with matching drill and stainless steel round head bolt. After careful layout on blue painters tape I started the hole with the smallest masonry bit I had. At a very slow rotation speed I was soon through the porcelain (thicker then I was expecting). At this point I switched to the new metal bit and added a little cutting oil. Keeping the speed slow I went through the cast iron in short order. I was worried about tapping the threads because it was cast iron (brittle) and a small tap. All went OK. I mounted the bottom bracket with a drop of gel super glue to keep water away from the iron because I was afraid of rust stains. Clear silicone would have worked better because I had to be careful that the super glue didnt show because I was worried that it would turn yellow. The complete installation took most of a day. I have my daughter help me with hanging the door. The only negative thing is that the brackets and hinges seem to be made for thicker glass and so there are some clear plastic spacers that go on each side. Because there are four of these it is not as easy to get them to stay aligned when you are doing the installation and they seem to creep a bit over time. It would have been simpler to have one spacer on each side that was twice as thick. I have received many compliments on the new door and it sure beats a shower curtain. Water splashing around the end is not a problem.
Looks amazing!!!! Instalation instructions were a tad bit unclear. Had to call the manufacturer for assistance and clarification on the way the hinges should face abdula how the back seal strip worked. Overall, instalation was fairly simple. Definitely a two man install. Very simple, very clean, very elegant. I'm extremely pleased.
This product was very fairly easy to install. I did it in a day with help from a friend. Beware, the glass panels are extremely heavy!!! Vigo thought f every thing from seal strips to detailed install installation. Also excellent customer support!!!
I have a very small bathroom, and I was looking for space efficient design and this fitted the bill perfectly. Very good build quality, timely delivery, and looks great after installation. Obviously this is no ordinary/cheap shower door, so I would definitely recommend professional installation. In my case the professional installers had to cut short the rod supporting to the door as the opening for my shower was not exactly 52".
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