Tutorial on how to measure
shower glass thickness.

Below we displayed two methods on how to measure the thickness of your shower glass. First we will measure the glass and then we will measure the sweep. Choose which choice is easier for you.

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pfokus wipe how to measure shower door glass sweep

Learning the measurements.

Frameless shower glass is manufacture in four different thicknesses with 3/8” being the most popular. Other glass thicknesses:

1/4” (6mm)
5/16” (8mm)
3/8” (10mm)
1/2” (12mm)
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How to measure
the shower glass.

The glass will have a tapered edge, so always measure to the farthest points on the side of the glass. Since the tape measure has a metal clip attached the end, its always better to start measuring at the 1” or 2“ mark. The most popular glass size is 3/8,” so you tape measure would read 1-3/8” because you started at the 1” mark.
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Measuring the sweep.

Pressure holds the sweep on the glass, so remove it by pulling it off. With a metal clip at the end of the tape measure, its always better to start measuring at the 1” or 2“ mark. If the size is 3/8,” the tape measure would read 1-3/8” because you started at the 1” mark.

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pfokus shower door sweeps vs other companies
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Questions about measuring?
Here are our answers.

How do I use the clear pFOkUS blocks?

Use the blocks to shim the sweep. Shower door shims >

How do I clean my shower door sweep?

Simply pull down on your shower doors sweep, removing it from the glass. Clean the sweep with Valore and reinstall it. Valore glass sealer >

How do I cut my sweep to fit my door?

We sell sweep cutters.

The fins on the sweep are too long, what shall I do?

The soft fins on the bottom of the sweep can be trimmed with scissors.

If calcium build-up is present on my shower door, how do I remove it?

The calcium build-up on your glass can cause issues installing your sweep.
Remove all the calcium with Benaz. Benaz water dot remover >

How long should my sweep last?

Depending on hard water and tiles with lippage – most sweeps should be replaced every couple years. Lippage in tile can tear the soft fins.

How do I know my glass size?

You will notice in when you are checking out we will ask the size of your glass.

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Why pFOkUS’s shower glass door sweeps, wipes and seals?

pFOkUS uses the finest quality materials that not only give the shower door sweeps strength they also help eliminate yellowing over time.

Can I use a ruler instead of a tape measure?

Yes. I ruler would work perfect.

How do I cut my sweep to cut my sweep to fit my door?

We sell sweep cutters.

My sweep is a bit to large, what do I do?

Simply use the clear shower door shim we supply. Glass door shims>

What if my shower door glass is not listed above?

You have simple measured wrong. These are the only glass sizes.

Can I ship my shower door sweep to pFOkUS and have them measure it?

pFOkUS measures the sweep perfectly and then the new sweep is matched to your sweep by another expert before shipping, at no charge.

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