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Leaky Bathtubs and Shower Trays? We Will Fix It

Problem wet locations in your house are a common event and in many cases, they tend to be high use locations such as the kitchen area sink and the bathroom.

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Whereas the kitchen area tends to be more manageable and the problems relatively solvable, the shower room can be far trickier to handle when it starts causing problems. This could be the time you need to call in a professional in your Alperton Greater London (Brent) London area.

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Considering that the shower room tends to be an extremely damp area due to a reasonable amount of water being splashed while bathing, it can start to reveal some indications of wear and tear in susceptible places. These are normally in the seams where a shower tray or bath tub joins the wall tiles.

Lack of correct sealing on the edges of bathrooms and shower trays can prove to be a big obstacle as they can be the vulnerable point where the water and mould ultimately erode and start permeating water through and gradually damaging plasterboards.

 

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A common symptom of this circumstance includes a damp odour in the shower room. Often, it can show up on the lower floors first. A stain mark will show up on the ceiling panels as a result of taking in water from the shower room leakages above. Apart from such a stain being an eyesore, there is an impending risk if there are electrical wires close to the boards.

Such a leakage would need to be addressed quickly by recognising the real dripping area and remedying at the earliest opportunity to avoid any danger from escalating.

These sort of problems normal in shower room locations for two primary reasons. One is normally improper installation and inadequate sealing of the edges of tubs and shower trays. The other may be as a result of aging.

Some plumbers may fail to choose the optimum possible place for setting up a shower tray or bath tub which can result in dripping problems later. For example, a shower head placed in an area close to the window may result in the shower sprays falling on the window sill and stagnating there.

This can provide a future problem merely due to the fact that if the grouting or sealer used there is not waterproof and is thought to be ‘porous’, water will seep in and make its way down to the underlying plaster and timber.

During construction and repair work, it’s best to ensure that your home builder or repairman uses high-quality waterproof grout and silicone in your shower room as water tends to reach unanticipated places in the shower room after a shower.

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When it concerns tubs, a common and re-occurring problem for many tubs seems to be caulking or sealing which cracks repeatedly. Some homeowners are amazed. The silicon fractures or tends to pull away from the wall after a few months.
Bead size has a lot to do with it. The fact that the width of the opening in between the bath tub and the wall is unequal means that there will be areas that are broader while others are narrower, making it challenging to find the ideal size bead to use.

If you use a larger bead, then you end up having an overflow in the narrower section without the silicon discovering its way into the gap. When you choose a smaller bead, your silicon winds up being inefficient in the larger spaces since it disappears into the area without filling it.

Many homeowners have shared that while opting on DIY, they are careful to prep the area to counter any moisture by completely scrubbing and cleaning up with alcohol and letting it dry out for a few days before the caulking. Regardless of this many people are doing a good job of it, but they still lament that it fails much quicker than they could have hoped.

One technique is to make sure that you fill the bath tub with water before caulking. This makes sure that the tub is at its ideal weight and extended to leave an optimal gap. Once you do, the silicon has a better possibility of remaining in its place for longer, assuming you have done the preparation work well.

Shower Tray Problems

In some cases when handling a dripping shower tray, we have needed to remove the tiles around the perimeter of the tray. Additional investigation normally exposes damp plywood that is greatly water damaged especially if it is not WPB marine plywood.
In one circumstance, we observed that the perimeter of the shower tray still had the plastic wrapping that it was delivered in. It is such things that make it obvious that the preliminary installer was what we describe as a cowboy home builder, indicating they did a poor fitting.

Regrettably for the property owner, something that ought to have merely been a fairly uncomplicated repair task, ends up being a major task, and you would not desire another cowboy home builder mishandling the repair work.

Contracting a highly regarded, meticulous and qualified repairman is essential in salvaging an already complicated matter without costing you an arm and a leg.

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To this day, we’ve handled numerous uncomplicated cases where performing thorough cleaning and applying a tube of silicon around the dripping edges has actually dealt with the problems.
However in some instances, we found the problem to have gone deeper, especially when the installation was not installed correctly and subpar materials were used.

Why Seek The Help of Professionals?
As skilled professionals in shower room repair work and renovation, we have dealt with a lot of cases and observed the damage that is triggered by a dripping bath tub or shower tray. Usually, it’s extremely pricey if not apprehended on time.

Although one can try and do a patch repair on it before the repairman arrives, it is advised that you get the help of a professional.

Every circumstance is so different, however after mindful evaluation of the problem, our experts will be able to provide you with a convenient solution that will solve your dripping tub or tray for a long time to come.

It can become relatively challenging to describe ways to repair a dripping bath tub or shower tray step by step since the circumstances are so diverse.

Nevertheless, what you can be assured of when you call us in is that we will take a look at the problem, give you a precise medical diagnosis, then, based on that, provide a solution(s) that will rid you of the dripping problem for the longest time.

With our team on your side, you can say goodbye to all your bath leak problems. We cover your area of Alperton HA0 1. Call us today to make your appointment on 0333 335 0384

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