size of shower door

Old 08-23-04, 08:35 AM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
size of shower door

I took out my sliding shower doors off my fiberglass tub and went to a home store to buy new glass doors to install myself. I measured the fiberglass a few times and had a friend measure it a few times and it was 58 in. across. when I went to buy a new one the standard size was 55 1/2- 57 in. so they told me 58in. would be to big and now i have to special order. I know I have a standard fiberglass shower/tub. It is a few years old though. Could I find a standard shower door to fit my tub without special ordering it or could I shimmie something up to make standard doors fit my 58 in. opening.....
Please help............
Old 08-23-04, 11:04 AM
Doug Aleshire's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: United States
Posts: 4,455
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts

It is true that the standard doors would overlap slightly but nothing that would be obtrusive to the eye. I see nothing wrong with a standard door as most tub/shower door finish openings are minimum 59". If you had tile, it may go to 58 1/4". Not really any difference than what you need, right?

Take a look at these links, (go to bottom of page)

Hope this helps!

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: