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Kohler frameless shower door

Posted by mary_md7 (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 19, 14 at 16:14

I'm seeing pretty large estimates for custom frameless doors, but then saw this Kohler online at Lowe's. The photo looks like it has a header, but it's described as frameless. Perhaps it's just the opening they are showing? Anybody familiar with the Kohler stock doors?

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RE: Kohler frameless shower door

Sorry for the dumb question. I see that sliders have to have some sort of top bar. Bummer. DH is 6"6" and we don't want him to have to duck under a metal bar. With out configuration, I don't think we can do a pivot.

RE: Kohler frameless shower door

There are frameless doors, but that means the door isn't framed in metal like older sliding shower doors. They all have to have something to slide on. Here's the Kohler Levity, which has a more up to date kind of look, and you can find variations on this style from many makers, but there's no getting away from something to support the sliders.

This post was edited by writersblock on Mon, Jan 20, 14 at 11:54

RE: Kohler frameless shower door

You could do a Basco Roda 922 French Door - available online or from your local plumbing/glass/hardware store.

RE: Kohler frameless shower door

Yes, to slide they have to hang on something. But to swing they only need to be hinged to something on the side just like any door. I have seen some doors that swing in and out which might be helpful depending on how the space is configured.

RE: Kohler frameless shower door

I had the levity doors installed this fall. I really like it, it has a lighter, more modern look without a heavy frame.

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