How to replace the hinge on your frame-less shower

Sometimes you just want to do a project yourself.  Whether DIY is your style or you just want to save a few bucks and do it yourself we want you to know the right way to replace the hinges on your shower door.

*Make sure before you order your new hinge that you make sure that you order the correct replacement hinge there are numerous different hinge styles which all have different hole/notch/cutout patterns and sizes.

*If you choose to do your own shower door hinge installation PLEASE be careful it is safety glass but it can still cause serious injury.

*Tools for the job- 4 Wood shims, P3 screwdriver (most common), P2 screwdriver (usually only seen on 1/4″ doors), , or appropriate size Allen key.

*This is typically requires 2 people to complete

First you will want to remove the bottom sweep from your shower door and shim the door in place using wood shims.

Next remove the screws from the inside of the hinge plate while someone holds the exterior of the hinge. Remove the hinge as well as the old gasket.

Install the new hinge the same way the old hinge came off don’t forget your gaskets and tighten the screws down.

Finally remove the shims and replace your bottom sweep.  That’s it your all set!!  Check out the video to get a visual on how to replace your shower door hinges.

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