"Jan-Erik Svensson stood and took a shower when he suddenly heard a bang."
"When he opened his eyes he saw that the shower wall exploded and that quantities of broken glass covering both him and the bathroom floor."
" I want to warn others for this. It is a potential mortality risk. "
"It was in the Wednesday evening as Jan-Erik Svensson, 55, stood in the shower at home in Enköping, sweden."
"– I stood and closed my eyes when suddenly I heard a loud bang. It was like someone had thrown a hand grenade in the shower. I took nothing, " says Jan Erik and felt how it stuck to both the head and the body."
"When Jan Erik opened his eyes, he saw how the whole of the shower wall had collapsed."
"– There were thousands of pieces of broken glass all over the bathroom. Unable to move an inch so I had to call on my wife who had to help to scrape it away from the floor."
"Jan Erik tells us that the pressure has become so sharply that the glass also flown out through the half-open bathroom door and all the way to the kitchen, which is just over seven metres from the bathroom. "
"– what if someone had been standing nearby and got it in the body or in the eyes. The pieces were sharp and flew everywhere. This is, of course, a potential mortality risk. "
"hard foam shower partition, which are purchased from the Bauhaus, mounted Jan Erik himself just over four years ago. However, according to him, it not about the installation without a clean product."
"– This is not about the assembly itself. I followed all the instructions. Had it been wrong, it had proved in the past. This is the tempered glass which will withstand knocks and dents but that they'll explode all over the bathroom is really not okay. It is jättefarligt. "
"Jan Erik himself has been in contact with both the Bauhaus customer service and the store he bought hard foam shower partition in, but according to him, he was met by disinterest. "
"According to them it seems as if you have to expect that they can explode, but it is the jättefarligt," says Jan Erik, who now want to warn others."
"the Bauhaus: Extremely rare"
"Johan Saxne, marketing director at the Bauhaus, said that he is aware of the current incident and are deeply sorry. "
" We have asked the customer to come in with a picture of the shower so we will make sure that he gets a new shower. It is very unfortunate if it happens but we can change the always them out right away. "
"Further," says Johan Saxne that he is aware that the showers have been broken in the past but that it is extremely unusual and that he had never heard of a shower that is broken by itself."
"– it is Usually to be about to bump into something. On the a number of thousand of these doors, so it can happen, it not only applies to our products. Therefore, they are made of safety glass makes the glass shatter into several pieces to avoid damage. "