How to adjust glass shower door hinges?

Leaking shower enclosures can be caused by various factors such as an improperly sealed door, loose glass hinges, poorly designed doors, and lack of maintenance.

A worn or damaged seal strip can cause water to leak through the door. Loose hinges can prevent the door from closing correctly and allow water to leak out. Some shower doors may be inadequately designed, making them more prone to leaking. The buildup of soap scum and mineral deposits in the shower track can cause the door not to close correctly, leading to water leakage.

Regular maintenance and cleaning can help prevent leaks. If you notice any signs of a leak, it’s best to address it promptly to avoid further damage.

If you have a frameless shower door, adjusting the hinges can help prevent leaks. To adjust the hinges, locate the adjustment screws typically found on the side that attaches to the door.

Use a screwdriver to turn the adjustment screws. Turning them clockwise will move the door closer to the shower wall or tub, while counterclockwise will move it away.

Adjust the door to the desired position, ensuring it is level and properly aligned with the shower wall or tub. Tighten the adjustment screws to secure the door in place. Check the door seal to ensure proper sealing, as leaks can occur if the seal is compromised.

Finally, test the door by opening and closing it to ensure smooth movement without rubbing against the shower wall or tub.

Note that adjustment screw locations and mechanisms may vary depending on the shower door brand and model. Consult the manufacturer’s instructions or seek professional assistance if uncertain.

Maxgo provides a wide range of bathroom hinges to fit most shower room models available on the market.