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I have a flair shower door and the runner is after breaking in top and bottom. is there replacement parts for these

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Yes you can order new runner from PlumbCentra You sould always put Vaseline on runners will last for ever

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Where can i find parts for my shower door


Go to nearest home depot. They can help yo.

Oct 12, 2015 | Home

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Replace shower door


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You did not mention any additional information about your problem except replacing shower door.However use basic hand tools to complete the job.

Try this following general steps :-
1. Remove the doors by lifting up on one door at a time and then pulling each out. The top of the door has rollers attached to it, and the rollers rest on the inside of the top rail of the frame. Set the doors aside.
2. With your drill, remove the two screws on each end of the top rail, located on the inside of the shower frame. Then lift off the top rail of the shower frame.
3. Use your box knife to cut the caulk on the side and bottom rails of the shower frame. Shower frames are caulked on the outside where they meet with the walls and floor of the shower.
4. Use your drill to remove the screws from the side rails. There will be two screws on each rail, securing it to the shower stall. Then, take the rails out. Remove the screws from the bottom rail and take it out.
5. Use your tape measure to measure the old side rails, top rail and bottom rail. With a pencil, mark the lengths on each new rail. Use your hacksaw to cut each rail. Hold a side rail in the exact location where the old rail was located. With your pencil, mark the screw holes on the shower wall. The new shower frame screw holes may not line up with the old shower frame screw holes. Use your drill and 3/16-inch drill bit to drill new holes if necessary. If the shower walls are ceramic, use the concrete drill bit. If the shower walls are fiberglass, use the multipurpose 3/16-inch drill bit.
6. Insert the 3/16-inch anchors into the holes that you drilled. Put the side rail into position and insert the screws into the holes. Use your drill and Phillips head drill bit to tighten the screws. Place the bottom rail into position and mark the holes. Drill new holes if necessary and install the anchors. Insert only one screw at the end where you installed the first side rail. Lift up the loose end of the bottom rail and slide the second side rail into place. Mark the holes. Remove the side rail and drill the new holes using the 3/16-inch drill bit. Insert the anchors and put the side rail back into place. Insert the screws and tighten with your drill using the Phillips head drill bit.
7. Set the top rail directly onto the side rails. In each end of the top rail, insert the two self-drilling screws until the top is secured to the sides. Insert the tube of clear caulk into the caulking gun. Cut the end off of the tube with your box knife. Caulk the side rails and the bottom rail to the shower walls on the outside of the shower. Re-hang the shower doors by lifting each door and placing the rollers on the inside of the top rail.
Also giving you some links from where you can find a detailed information regarding replacing shower doors.
http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/how-to-replace-a-shower-door/index.html
http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/how-to/intro/0,,214441,00.html
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Jan 20, 2012 | Home

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Bottom door runners are broken on our quadrant shower. Where can i get replacements


The best place to find shower door parts is at your local Glass Company. if that fails then CR Laurence.com has all the parts too.
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Sep 01, 2011 | Home

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Years ago I purchased a Kinkead Vista-Pivot Shower Door, model 1500-31, Silver. For a variety of reasons the shower didn't get built until recently. However the door opening is now 32.5 inches wide so it...


Ace Hardware sells that door and you will need to see if they can order the parts but it looka like they sell the doors 36" size so when you order you will need to order for the Sterling Plumbing 1500D-36S "Vista Pivot" Shower Door Fits Openings 31 -1/4" To 36" H 66" . Now if you have not completely finished the shower you could always make the door opening fit what you have.

Mar 16, 2011 | Sterling Plumbing 1500D-36S "VISTA PIVOT"...

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My partner didn't have any idea of fixing a shower door so it can close properly so what he has done is grinded the metal part of the shower frame so the door does not hit it when it close. Now because he...


Hello, W/D here.
You can file and sand the burrs smooth and eliminate the hazard somewhat or you can probably buy a replacement threshold from a local shower builder (really, they're out there). Look in the book for custom shower/bath builders, and they'll have parts. The hardware stores rarely have shower thresholds, but you could look; you may get lucky. Usually, they would rather sell you a kit. We had a replacement shower door built with side panels, and it was pretty easy. If you want a replacement door frame, you can call it that, and they'll know what you mean. If you ask, they'll probably come out and take a look for free, and estimate the cost for them to do it. When we were going to replace our shower door and panels, the cost of them doing it vs. me getting the proper parts and doing it myself were so close that we just let them do it. Sometimes it just works out that way. They measured, built and installed it in several days. Your "repairs" will take much less time.
Best regards, --W/D--

Mar 08, 2011 | Home

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I have a Sterling 1500D shower door, the door has rubbed against the hollow bottom seal and ruined it- I can re adjust the door, I need the part number for the hollow seal kit.


I have the same problem. I'm doing research today, I'll keep you posted. unless you already figured out where to get the seal, please let me know.

Nov 20, 2010 | Sterling Plumbing 1500D-31S VISTA PIVOT...

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Have a sterling 1500D-42S shower door. Need to


sterling is an inexpensive kohler product,....go to a plumbing supply store with your #s and they'll be able to get what you need.

Jan 02, 2010 | Sterling Plumbing 1500D-36S "VISTA PIVOT"...

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How do you change a window regulator


remove door panel and disconnect the multi plug to the motor .three bolts hold motor on and one bolt top and bottom on the runner/lifter two bolts hold mechanism to bottom of window .shouldnt take more than an hour and that includes a tea break and *** break in the middle

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Bottom rail fit on 1500D door in 28" shower stall...


Mark, I'm having different problems with the same door. Try "filing" down the ends of the bottom rail, where it is contacting the curved corners. You might have to buy a metal file to accomplish this. Go heavy on the adhesive caulk on the underside of the bottom rail. Make sure the shower base is clean and dry. You might have to push down with your arms for several minutes to get the adhesive caulk to stick. Good luck, I have to go back to my folks this afternoon, because I can't get the door panel in w/o it scraping the top rail. Ugh.

Jan 22, 2009 | Sterling Plumbing 1500D-31S VISTA PIVOT...

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