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Sliding shower door, for shower stall, 1/4" glass. This was installed in the house when we purchased the house, but I know that the bathroom was renovated in 2007, so it's approximately 5 years old.
Home Maintenance and Structures
Plumbing & Bath
Glass Bathtub or Shower Enclosures (609)
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Came with the house
1/1/2007 This date is an estimate
We have sliding glass shower doors. One of the doors did not roll correctly in the track and often derailed. I have fixed it 5-6 times in the past, simply by slightly lifting the door and getting it back on track, but this time, very suddenly, whole thing shattered all at once. I received several lacerations on my torso and my leg, and had bits of glass all over me. It was very difficult to get out of the bathroom which was covered in glass.
Injury→Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
39 years
I'm not sure it's correct to say "damaged before the incident" but the door often came off the track. There did not appear to be anything wrong with the glass whatsoever.
Comment from CENTURY BATHWORKS 12/21/2012
Based on the detail in the picture, I cannot determine if this is a Century Bathworks, Centec shower door. The header, wall jambs, glass and towel bars, do look like ours and many other manufacturer's semi frameless by-pass shower doors.
All Century Bathworks Centec semi frameless shower doors, sold in the past 15 years, have been shipped with Anti-Jump devices included in the installation kit, which when properly installed will keep the doors from jumping the track as described in this claim.
Without physically inspecting this unit, we cannot term if the unit was properly installed and with the anti-jump clips properly adjusted.
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