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Essence Sliding Shower Door is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 25.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Modern Design; Disappointing Material Quality Really like the brushed nickel frameless design. However, the materials and sturdiness of doors is disappointing. The bottom track brackets are made of plastic. The vertical frames utilize a flimsy vinyl strip to keep water splash in. The doors squeak when opening and closing. The towel bars are made of hollow aluminum and not a solid bar and the finish shows smudges.
Date published: 2017-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don’t shy away from this product The delivery proved to be efficient and the product intact. All components were labeled and corresponded with the enclosed inventory list provided in the instructions. As a builder for over 40 years I found the instructions intuitive and complete. The import for installing this product plumb and aligned with specs can’t be stressed enough. Having done so the operation of the doors is first class. I would only recommend this installation to be performed by an accomplished professional or a seasoned DIY who has a strong grasp on how to lay-out measurements. The step by step instructions will provide a thorough and linear progression towards a clean and efficiently operating product.
Date published: 2020-11-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from beautiful but flawed This door is gorgeous and just what we wanted. However, there is a HUGE gap between the panes that allows water to escape if water stream hits doors. Even worse the low profile metal strip at the bottom... terrible design. The tolerance of the receiver is extremely small, with no adjustment so if they are off even 1/16" the doors will hit the receivers and have to flex to close. But the worst part is the tiny metal strip on the bottom has NO weatherstrip which allows water to literally splash out right under the door. And if the stream of water hits the door the water just flows up and over the sill. Its ironic that they provide very effective weatherstrip for the sides, but none for the bottom.
Date published: 2018-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Shower Doors We just recently needed new shower doors for our Master Bathroom and I was recommended by a friend to check our Dreamline and I am very happy that I did. I actually had someone come out and install my shower doors and they had no issue with the instructions as some have stated. The gentleman that installed our doors however insured us that he does this quite often so I think this is why he was able to install with ease. Reading other reviews I was nervous of the finish and the plastic pieces that everyone was mentioning prior to me purchasing the doors, but once installed and seeing them up I think the shower doors are perfect! They do not look plastic to me nor feel cheap at all, I am very happy with my purchase.
Date published: 2019-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it I have had this shower door installed for about a month, and I really like it. The width of mine is between 56" and 60" - formerly a standard tub. The overall look is sleek, the materials have a very high quality appearance and the doors work well for me so far, and I feel that it will last well. I had a contractor install the door, which was definitely the right thing to do for me. After he was finished I got excellent help from the technical support people at Dreamline on a follow-up that I needed. I felt the price was very reasonable. Overall, very thumbs up.
Date published: 2019-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great improvement to our bathroom I bought this Essence shower door set from Home Depot and am extremely pleased with how the project turned out. I read the manual several times before installing the doors myself. I made sure all my measurements were precise (a must) and that my walls were plumb. My shower base was slightly off-level and I thought that might cause a problem, but the guide blocks do their job and hold the doors in place. Since I had studs behind the wall brackets I didn't have to use the wall anchors, so I am confident that the brackets will hold the weight of the doors, which are over 100 lbs. I would prefer that the door adjustment discs allowed for larger adjustments than they do, to accommodate slight irregularities in wall construction, but all in all this was a great project with a very successful outcome.
Date published: 2021-02-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sharp looking shower door My husband and I just finished remodeling our master bath. We took out a fiber glass tub surround, installed marble tile and this shower door sets it off nicely. Same problem with the instructions as other comment - but DreamLine emailed the correct ones. Pretty easy to install and very heavy doors (a little too heavy for senior citizens to install but we managed and really appreciate that they are so heavy now they are in use).
Date published: 2018-02-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Door This is a fine door, very heavy and a good buy. The only problem is that the installation directions which were packaged with the product were apparently for an older design, and did not match the parts list of the door which was sent. I was able to get help from Dreamline online and download the revised installation instructions. It is apparent from other comments that this problem has occurred before.
Date published: 2017-05-22
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What’s the difference between the Essence and Sapphire model sliding shower doors

Asked by: Jerry G
Thank you for reaching out to DreamLine. The Sapphire has a larger wall profile and requires a 3" threshold for installation and therefore, cannot be installed on DreamLine shower base. The Essence wall profile is not as large or obvious and the door requires a 2-3/4" threshold, suitable for DreamLine shower bases. We recommend that you enlarge the photos on your monitor to clearly see the design differences on the models. They function exactly the same way, with both panels able to move. If you have any other questions, please contact a DreamLine PreSales Consultant at 866.282.8413. We are available 9am-6pm EST, Monday through Friday and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. You may also send an email to support@dreamline.com or use our Chat with Expert feature on DreamLine.com. Thank you for considering DreamLine.
Answered by: DreamLine Support
Date published: 2021-02-22

Our shower width is tight so we would like to remove the inside towel bar. Is that Okay, and do you have any other handle options to replace it with?

Asked by: JDM1
Thank you for reaching out to DreamLine. We do not have any alternate towel bars and do not recommend using the panels without the towel bar. Doing this will void your warranty on the product and is not advisable. If you have any other questions, please contact a DreamLine PreSales Consultant at 866.282.8413. We are available 9am-6pm EST, Monday through Friday and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. You may also send an email to support@dreamline.com or use our Chat with Expert feature on DreamLine.com. Thank you for considering DreamLine.
Answered by: DreamLine Support
Date published: 2021-02-08

Is there anyway I can order just the hardware kit? I have the glass doors but they didn’t come with the mounting supplies and Lowe’s says they don’t have them. Thanks in advance 

Asked by: Cody
Thank you for reaching out to DreamLine. Our Customer Support Team will be reaching out to you today regarding your missing hardware. Should you like to contact them also, please contact the DreamLine Customer Support Team at 866.731.8378. We are available 8am-6pm EST, Monday through Friday and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. You may also send an email to support@dreamline.com or use our Chat with Expert feature on DreamLine.com. Thank you for choosing DreamLine. We will get this worked out for you soon!
Answered by: DreamLine Support
Date published: 2021-02-04

Can this door be customized for 72" height? (with a width of approximately 58")

Asked by: joseph27
Thank you for reaching out to DreamLine. DreamLine's Custom Glass Group is able to customize many of our products. Your retailer will need to send an email to customglass@dreamline.com with your finished dimensions and specifications. Our Custom Glass Group will return a quote to your retailer within 1-2 business days for you to consider. DreamLine’s Custom Glass Group can be reached at 855-239-1003. They can also be reached by emailing customglass@dreamline.com or through our Chat with Expert feature on our website. Thank you for considering DreamLine.
Answered by: DreamLine Support
Date published: 2021-01-13

Does this model Of doors have the clear max coating on both sides of the glass for this model door?SHDR-6360760-04 

Asked by: Josec1992
Thank you for reaching out to DreamLine. Bypass shower doors, such as the Essence, will have the ClearMax coating on one side and that side will be designated by a sticker on the glass. That side with the sticker should be installed facing inward. If you have any other questions, please contact a DreamLine PreSales Consultant at 866.282.8413. We are available 9am-6pm EST, Monday through Friday and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. You may also send an email to support@dreamline.com or use our Chat with Expert feature on DreamLine.com. Thank you for considering DreamLine.
Answered by: DreamLine Support
Date published: 2021-01-12

How to assemble the essence semi frame 

Asked by: Norma
Thank you for reaching out to DreamLine. The link to the installation manual is at the bottom of the Description field on the left side. If you have any additional questions we invite you to contact a DreamLine Customer Support Team at 866-731-2244 to discuss this further. They will be able to assist you. We can also be reached by sending an email to support@dreamline.com and through our Chat with Expert feature on DreamLine.com. Our hours of operation are 9am-6pm EST, Monday through Friday. Thank you for your interest in DreamLine.
Answered by: DreamLine Support
Date published: 2021-01-04

Is there another way to tell which side has Clearmax if stickers are already gone? Instructions should mention this.

Asked by: bob13
Thank you for reaching out to DreamLine. We do not have a way to tell which side the ClearMax is on. Perhaps check the panel for any type of residue from the sticker? You may be able to feel it easier than seeing it. We invite you to contact a DreamLine Customer Support Team at 866-731-2244 to discuss this further. They will be able to assist you. We can also be reached by sending an email to support@dreamline.com and through our Chat with Expert feature on DreamLine.com. Our hours of operation are 9am-6pm EST, Monday through Friday. Thank you for choosing DreamLine.
Answered by: DreamLine Support
Date published: 2020-12-29

Where can I get all the hardware for this door I have the glass it’s in great shape but someone messed up the rest of it so I need to replace handles rollers everything besides glass 

Asked by: Rick San
Thank you for reaching out to DreamLine. We invite you to contact a DreamLine Customer Support Team at 866-731-2244 to discuss this further. They will be able to assist you. We can also be reached by sending an email to support@dreamline.com and through our Chat with Expert feature on DreamLine.com. Our hours of operation are 9am-6pm EST, Monday through Friday. Thank you for choosing DreamLine. We look forward to helping you soon.
Answered by: DreamLine Support
Date published: 2020-12-24
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