What is a shower transom?

What is a shower transom?

A glass transom is located above a frameless glass shower door. It can be fixed or movable. Instead of bringing the door all the way to the ceiling, most steam showers are designed with movable transoms above the door.

What is a cockpit shower?

The cockpit shower uses water from our freshwater tanks and it has hot and cold options. We have a 5 gallon per minute Shurflo water pump that puts out plenty of water. The mixing valve is from Scandvik (we bought it on Defender).

What is a buttress in shower?

Buttress Wall (Knee Wall) Any horizontal surface with stationary glass that rests higher than the curb of the shower (i.e., tub decks, knee walls, etc.)

What is the bottom of a shower door called?

The shower door bottom seal or bottom sweep is on the bottom of your door. The side sweep blocks water from leaking through the hinge side of the door. The door jamb or door stop attaches on the side of the door and prevents the shower door from opening into the shower.

Is a transom necessary for steam shower?

If you don’t do a transom, you have no choice because even with a normal shower, not turning the steam generator on, if it’s all closed up, it will get really steamy in there if there’s no transom. If you have a transom, you get to choose.

What is a knee wall in a shower?

What is a Shower Knee Wall? They extend from the floor to a height of approximately 3 feet (91.44 cm) and are often constructed around or up against a shower stall or bathtub surround. Knee walls are generally an extension of the side of a bathtub or shower and can be tiled over.

How do you fill a gap between shower doors and walls?

If your gap is smaller than 1/8 inch in width, use regular caulk; fill gaps larger than 1/8 inch with a sanded caulk. Make sure the gap is clean and dry, then squeeze a thin, even bead of caulk into the space. To get the best coverage, cut the tip of the caulk tube so the bead that emerges completely fills the gap.

What is a frameless shower?

Frameless shower doors are panels of sturdy tempered glass. Unlike framed glass shower doors, they do not need metal support to function. They often have a clean, modern appearance (otherwise known as seamless glass shower doors) that homeowners appreciate.

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