Leaking Bathtubs and Shower Trays? We Will Fix It
Problem wet locations in your home are a typical event and in most cases, they tend to be high usage locations such as the kitchen sink and the bathroom.
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Whereas the kitchen has the tendency to be more workable and the issues fairly easy to fix, the bathroom can be far trickier to deal with when it begins presenting issues. This could be the time you need to call in a professional in your Perivale Greater London (Ealing) London area.
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Given that the bathroom has the tendency to be a highly wet location due to a reasonable amount of water being splashed while showering, it can start to reveal some indications of wear and tear in vulnerable places. These are typically in the seams where a shower tray or bathtub adjoins the wall tiles.
Lack of proper sealing on the edges of wetrooms and shower trays can prove to be a substantial difficulty as they can be the weak point where the water and mould eventually deteriorate and start seeping water through and slowly causing damage to plasterboards.
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A common symptom of this scenario includes a wet smell in the bathroom. In some cases, it can show up on the lower levels first. A stain mark will show up on the ceiling boards as a result of taking in water from the bathroom leakages above. Apart from such a stain being an eyesore, there is an imminent danger if there are electrical wires near the boards.
Such a leak would need to be resolved rapidly by recognising the real leaking location and rectifying at the earliest opportunity to avert any danger from escalating.
These sort of issues are common in bathroom locations for 2 primary factors. One is typically incorrect setup and insufficient sealing of the edges of tubs and shower trays. The other may be as a result of aging.
Some plumbing professionals may cannot choose the best possible location for installing a shower tray or bathtub which can result in leaking issues later on. For instance, a shower head put in a location near the window may result in the shower sprays falling on the window sill and standing there.
This can present a future problem simply due to the fact that if the grouting or sealer used there is not waterproof and is thought to be ‘permeable’, water will seep in and make its way down to the underlying plaster and lumber.
During building and repair, it’s the best idea to make sure that your contractor or technician uses premium waterproof grout and silicone in your bathroom as water has the tendency to reach unanticipated places in the bathroom after a shower.
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When it pertains to tubs, a typical and re-occurring problem for many tubs seems to be caulking or sealing which splits regularly. Some property owners are surprised. The silicon cracks or has the tendency to retreat from the wall after a couple of months.
Bead size has a lot to do with it. The fact that the width of the opening between the bathtub and the wall is uneven means that there will be sections that are broader while others are narrower, making it hard to find the right size bead to use.
If you use a bigger bead, then you wind up having an overflow in the narrower section without the silicon finding its direction into the gap. When you opt for a smaller bead, your silicon winds up being ineffective in the bigger spaces because it disappears into the area without filling it.
The majority of property owners have shared that while opting on DIY, they are careful to prep the location to counter any wetness by thoroughly scrubbing and cleaning with alcohol and letting it dry for a couple of days prior to the caulking. Regardless of this many people are doing a good job of it, but they still lament that it fails much sooner than they would have hoped.
One trick is to make sure that you fill the bathtub with water prior to caulking. This ensures that the tub is at its ideal weight and extended to leave an optimal gap. As soon as you do, the silicon has a better possibility of staying in its place for longer, assuming you have done the prep work well.
Shower Tray Problems
In many cases when dealing with a dripping shower tray, we have needed to get rid of the tiles around the border of the tray. Further examination typically reveals damp plywood that is greatly water damaged specifically if it is not WPB marine plywood.
In one circumstance, we discovered that the border of the shower tray still had the plastic wrapping that it was delivered in. It is such things that make it obvious that the initial installer was just what we describe as a cowboy contractor, meaning they did a poor job.
Unfortunately for the house owner, what should have simply been a fairly uncomplicated repairing task, ends up being a project, and you wouldn’t want another cowboy contractor bungling the repair.
Contracting a highly regarded, meticulous and skilled technician is vital in restoring an already complex matter without costing you an arm and a leg.
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To date, we’ve handled lots of uncomplicated cases where performing comprehensive cleaning and using a tube of silicon around the leaking edges has resolved the issues.
But in some circumstances, we discovered the problem to have gone further, specifically when the setup was not done correctly and substandard materials were used.
Why Seek The Help of Professionals?
As experienced specialists in bathroom repair and renovation, we have dealt with a lot of cases and observed the damage that is brought on by a dripping bathtub or shower tray. Normally, it’s very costly if not arrested on time.
Although one can try and do a spot fix on it prior to the technician arrives, it is advised that you get the assistance of an expert.
Every scenario is so variale, however after careful assessment of the problem, our professionals will have the ability to supply you with a workable solution that will resolve your dripping tub or tray for a long time to come.
It can end up being fairly hard to detail ways to fix a dripping bathtub or shower tray step by step because the scenarios are so diverse.
However, exactly what you can be guaranteed of when you call us in is that we will analyse the problem, offer you an accurate medical diagnosis, and after that, based upon that, supply an option(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 issues. We cover your area of Perivale UB6 7. Call us today to make your appointment on 0333 335 0384Alperton, Ealing, Wembley, Sudbury, Park Royal, Stonebridge, Park Royal, Tokyngton, Greenford, West Ealing