American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060)

Item no: 4094108 | 739348140603
$399.99
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  • From wall each frame is 30-1/2"W +/- 5/16"
  • Wall panels are 25"W x 72-1/2"H
  • White frame is 1-3/4"W on sides
  • White walls & base (3-1/2"H)
  • Includes glass, door, base, walls, frame and hardware
  • Anodized aluminum white frame
  • Tempered clear glass


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AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATHAmerican Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060)
 
2.8

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Functional (5)
  • Attractive (3)

Cons

  • Not durable (4)
  • Mildews easily (3)

Best Uses

  • Small bathroom (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (6), Budget shopper (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Intercession with Recession

At first I wasn't going to purchase this - reading all the ratings and all caused me to question this product. After reviewing it with my CERTIFIED PLUMBER and he approved it, I helped...Read complete review

At first I wasn't going to purchase this - reading all the ratings and all caused me to question this product. After reviewing it with my CERTIFIED PLUMBER and he approved it, I helped him to install it (1st plumbing project I ever did) I am so glad that I DID PURCHASE THIS PRODUCT. BEFORE purchasing this product, I met with my certified plumber who is also my coworker. He confirmed it to be good. He brought the necessary additional items i.e., white silicone sealant, tub adhesive, pipe fittings, copper tubing, etc. I purchased a Pegasus Shower Kit ([@]). My shower is AWESOME!!! It doesn't crack. It isn't cheap. The doors are tempered glass (as stated in product description) and basin is durable, the walls were flexible pvc but durable AND NOT placed against a hollowed wall - very important AND were sealed down with standard tub adhesive, the corner unit with shelves is great and was also sealed with standard tub adhesive [...], the drain was "self-sealing" type, but for common plumbing insurance, we sealed the drain with standard white silicone tub sealant -- THE SHOWER IS MORE THAN WHAT I ASKED FOR. The shower faucet kit really give it that POP! I not only saved a lot of money but a lot of space too!!!!COMPLAINT RESPONSES: As for the shower cracking when the hot water is on it, as a Polymer Chemist and R&D Manager that tells me the wrong adhesive was applied to the pvc walls and caused the pvc wall to polymerize with the wrong adhesive and become brittle AND leak. BAD ADHESIVE & PLUMBER. As for the mmildew - all I REPEAT ALL showers and tubs are subject to mildew ESPECIALLY IF they're not cleaned on a consistent basis. NOTHING where water makes contact is mildew free AND IF it is, then 9 times out of 10 IT WILL NOT BE SAFE FOR HUMAN USE or CONTACT ; then what???? As for the cheap materials - they were durably and well made within the cost budget. In fact after shopping around for the same shower locally and on the Internet I found Ace Hardware to have the best price! My "other" local store wanted $300.00 MORE than Ace's price! WOW! IF you like the old shower construction then this modern efficient shower isn't for you. Just because it's modern construction material you will find problems that don't exist all. To each their preference. But just know the facts. Bascially with all respect to every rating all I am saying KNOW YOUR FACTS - get a certified person's input and installation. THANKS ACE HARDWARE. In the midst of this recession you were indeed a blessing!! Now my mother, who suffers from fibromyalgia can walk into my shower and not have to climb over into a tub to shower.Thanks

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

need better building materials

This shower kit is good design but needs better materials for the base and walls. The base is plastic and the wall pieces are too thin.

This shower kit is good design but needs better materials for the base and walls. The base is plastic and the wall pieces are too thin.

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Install tile, not the vinyl liner

By PD

from NJ

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Functional

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

      Easy to install, decent quality, space saver - with the sliding doors. Make sure you take the time to level & layout. Install tile on the 2 inside walls.

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Perfect for small spaces

      By lot 8

      from payson, az

      About Me Budget Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Functional

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Bathroom

        Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

        We installed this shower for our small bathroom in order to free up space so we could add storage. The corner unit is perfect for this application and inexpensive. We had the shower installed by a professional plumber and are very pleased with the results.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Does the job

        By Lettie

        from Atlanta, GA

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Pros

        • Functional

        Cons

        • Average but functional

        Best Uses

        • Guest Bathroom
        • Small Bathroom

        Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

        I put this unit in a small guesthouse/Studio. It works perfectly. Its not the best quality but its functional, looks nice and does the job. I purchased Sept 2009 and its still holding up quite well. I would def by another for a small space.

        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good for a small area

        By Billy

        from WV

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Functional

        Cons

        • Flimsy
        • Poor instructions

        Best Uses

        • Guest Bathroom
        • Small Bathroom

        Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

        I just thought I would share some things I learned. I liked materials and impressed by well constructed glass doors. I used cement board on the walls and floor. The directions are pretty good and used the approved adhesives and caulk. I had some leaks at first but figured it out. There needs to be a bead of caulk between the bottom track assembly and the base (see 4b). Also, there needs to be a bead of caulk between the stationary panels and the wall jambs (see 5b). Caulk all the other locations as per directions. I used acrylic/silicone caulk everywhere but the interior along base and wall panel where I used 100% silicone caulk. No leak since I made these minor improvements and have had it in use for quite awhile. I also put the base on a bed of mortar, but don't really need to do this.

        (2 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Worst purchase - Waste of labor & money

        By Jim

        from rockville, Maryland

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Pros

          Cons

          • Flimsy
          • Not Functional

          Best Uses

          • Large Bathroom
          • Master Bathroom

          Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

          Worst purchase we made ever - had to pay labor twice to be fixed, they don't cover labor with replacement of shower (with receipt and pictures)....waste of time, money, effort, and paying more than once for labor to be fixed or just leave it alone and never use your bathroom again. Really sad. Don't buy that product.

          (17 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Very Good Kit

          By Rob

          from Pittsburgh PA

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Pros

          • Functional
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Small Bathroom

            Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

            I needed a shower with a small foot print, and this fit the bill. However, I was skeptical about this kit when I saw the negatives. I found a local store that had the actual unit set up and inspected it well. I liked the design and materials – ABS and Aluminum frames. Frames and tempered glass well put together. So I bit on it and made an order through the ACE store. [...] I had my bath room space down to the studs and floor opened up for drain plumbing. I was able to start with nice flat walls. After all the plumbing was in, I used ½ inch green board on the walls. I used 2 layers 1/2 inch of exterior grade plywood covered with ¼ cement board as the base. I wanted this arrangement for the ceramic tile, but provided an excellent level base for the shower. I followed the directions to a 'T" and used all the approved adhesives and calk. No problems and very logically designed. ABS wall nice and solid. Aluminum frames for the movable doors worked well. Best of all -- No leaks when taking a shower. The only flaw was in the directions. The probably should have said to add two self-tapping screws to the bottom corner connector and the bottom track. Could put the screws inside or outside. I put on the outside and looks good. I am a very experienced in building and repair, but if you have some skills and think it through you will come up with a great shower space like I have.

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Disappointing

            By Richard

            from Houston, TX

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Pros

              Cons

              • Surround parts missing

              Best Uses

                Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

                Product was missing parts required for surround assembly. Returned shower to Ace.com.

                (14 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Intercession with Recession

                By Tish

                from Manchester, PA

                About Me High-end Shopper

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Durable
                • Easy To Assemble
                • Easy To Grip

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • In The Shower
                  • Large Bathroom
                  • Small Bathroom

                  Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

                  At first I wasn't going to purchase this - reading all the ratings and all caused me to question this product. After reviewing it with my CERTIFIED PLUMBER and he approved it, I helped him to install it (1st plumbing project I ever did) I am so glad that I DID PURCHASE THIS PRODUCT. BEFORE purchasing this product, I met with my certified plumber who is also my coworker. He confirmed it to be good. He brought the necessary additional items i.e., white silicone sealant, tub adhesive, pipe fittings, copper tubing, etc. I purchased a Pegasus Shower Kit ([@]). My shower is AWESOME!!! It doesn't crack. It isn't cheap. The doors are tempered glass (as stated in product description) and basin is durable, the walls were flexible pvc but durable AND NOT placed against a hollowed wall - very important AND were sealed down with standard tub adhesive, the corner unit with shelves is great and was also sealed with standard tub adhesive [...], the drain was "self-sealing" type, but for common plumbing insurance, we sealed the drain with standard white silicone tub sealant -- THE SHOWER IS MORE THAN WHAT I ASKED FOR. The shower faucet kit really give it that POP! I not only saved a lot of money but a lot of space too!!!!COMPLAINT RESPONSES: As for the shower cracking when the hot water is on it, as a Polymer Chemist and R&D Manager that tells me the wrong adhesive was applied to the pvc walls and caused the pvc wall to polymerize with the wrong adhesive and become brittle AND leak. BAD ADHESIVE & PLUMBER. As for the mmildew - all I REPEAT ALL showers and tubs are subject to mildew ESPECIALLY IF they're not cleaned on a consistent basis. NOTHING where water makes contact is mildew free AND IF it is, then 9 times out of 10 IT WILL NOT BE SAFE FOR HUMAN USE or CONTACT ; then what???? As for the cheap materials - they were durably and well made within the cost budget. In fact after shopping around for the same shower locally and on the Internet I found Ace Hardware to have the best price! My "other" local store wanted $300.00 MORE than Ace's price! WOW! IF you like the old shower construction then this modern efficient shower isn't for you. Just because it's modern construction material you will find problems that don't exist all. To each their preference. But just know the facts. Bascially with all respect to every rating all I am saying KNOW YOUR FACTS - get a certified person's input and installation. THANKS ACE HARDWARE. In the midst of this recession you were indeed a blessing!! Now my mother, who suffers from fibromyalgia can walk into my shower and not have to climb over into a tub to shower.Thanks

                  (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  DISAPPOINTING PRODUCT

                  By Deuce202

                  from San Jose, CA

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Not Durable

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

                      This was already installed when I moved in. When you turn the water on to wait for it to get hot, if the hot water is shooting against the walls, the walls crack. The walls are plastic and really thin so now water gets inside the crack causing water damage to the underside.

                      This is a good price for us budget-minded people, but I would not buy this. Unfortunately, it is the only one I have found so far in this size.

                      (3 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      NOT THAT GOOD

                      By Sylvie

                      from Berkeley

                      About Me Budget Shopper

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design

                      Cons

                      • Flexible
                      • Fogs Up
                      • Mildews Easily
                      • Not Durable

                      Best Uses

                      • Small Bathroom

                      Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

                      the material are not very good, the cleaning is almost impossible, sorry I do not see anything nice to say about this shower.

                      (6 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      SHOULD NOT BE FOR SALE

                      By patrick

                      from oakland, ca

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Pros

                      • NOTHING

                      Cons

                      • ALWAYS DIRTY
                      • BAD MATERIALS
                      • Fogs Up
                      • Mildews Easily
                      • Not Durable

                      Best Uses

                      • PLEASE DO NOT USE IT

                      Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

                      This is the worst purchase of my life.
                      The materials are not trustable, I wasted my time and my money with this shower and even worst, I'll have to redo my bathroom from zero. New floor and wall to be able to put something usable.
                      PLEASE, do not waste your money, check on another product.

                      (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      need better building materials

                      By the handy guy

                      from san diego , ca

                      About Me Budget Shopper

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Easy To Assemble

                      Cons

                      • Mildews Easily

                      Best Uses

                      • In The Shower

                      Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

                      This shower kit is good design but needs better materials for the base and walls. The base is plastic and the wall pieces are too thin.

                      (13 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      AS&B products are sub-standard

                      By PJS100

                      from West Chester, Pa.

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Easily broken
                        • Not Durable

                        Best Uses

                        • Dumpster fill

                        Comments about AMERICAN SHOWER AND BATH American Shower & Bath® Corner Entry Shower Kit (401060):

                        These products do not last, spend your money wisely and have a pro put a tile, or fiberglass base in.

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