Leaky Bathtubs and Shower Trays? We Will Fix It
Problem wet locations in the house are a typical occurrence and most of the time, they have the tendency to be high usage locations such as the kitchen area sink and the bathroom.
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Whereas the kitchen area has the tendency to be more manageable and the issues fairly solvable, the shower room can be far more difficult to manage when it begins presenting issues. This could be the time you need to call in a professional in your Stonebridge Greater London (Brent) London area.
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Considering that the shower room has the tendency to be an extremely wet area due to a fair quantity of water being splashed around while bathing, it can start to show some indications of wear and tear in susceptible places. These are usually in the seams where a shower tray or bath tub adjoins the wall tiles.
Absence of correct sealing on the edges of bathrooms and shower trays can prove to be a substantial difficulty as they can be the weak point where the water and mould ultimately wear down and start leaking water through and slowly causing damage to plasterboards.
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A typical sign of this circumstance includes a moist odour in the shower room. In some cases, it can manifest on the lower levels first. A stain point will appear on the ceiling panels as a result of taking in water from the shower room leaks above. Apart from such a stain being an eyesore, there is an imminent threat if there are electrical wires near the boards.
Such a leakage would need to be dealt with rapidly by identifying the real dripping area and correcting at the earliest opportunity to prevent any danger from escalating.
These sort of issues are common in shower room locations for 2 main factors. One is usually incorrect installation and insufficient sealing of the edges of tubs and shower trays. The other might be as a result of ageing.
Some plumbers might fail to choose the best possible location for installing a shower tray or bath tub which can lead to dripping issues later on. For instance, a shower head put in an area near the window might result in the shower sprays falling on the window sill and standing there.
This can provide a future issue merely because if the grouting or sealer utilised there is not waterproof and is considered ‘permeable’, water will leak in and make its way to the underlying plaster and wood.
Throughout building and repair work, it’s the best idea to guarantee that your contractor or repairman uses high-quality waterproof grout and silicone in your shower room as water has the tendency to reach unanticipated places in the shower room after a shower.
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When it concerns tubs, a typical and re-occurring issue for most tubs seems to be caulking or sealing which splits repeatedly. Some property owners are amazed. The silicon cracks or has the tendency to retreat from the wall after a few months.
Bead size has a lot to do with it. The fact that the width of the opening between the bath tub and the wall is uneven means there will be sections that are larger while others are narrower, making it tough to decide the ideal size bead to utilise.
If you utilise a bigger bead, then you end up having an overflow in the narrower section without the silicon discovering its way into the gap. When you go with a smaller bead, your silicon winds up being ineffective in the larger spaces because it disappears into the area without filling it.
Many property owners have actually shared that while choosing on DIY, they take care to prep the area to counter any moisture by thoroughly scouring and cleaning up with alcohol and letting it dry out for a few days before the caulking. Regardless of this most people are doing a decent job, but they still lament that it fails way sooner than they would have hoped.
One trick is to make sure that you fill the bath tub with water before caulking. This makes sure that the tub is at its optimal weight and extended to leave an ideal gap. When you do, the silicon has a better possibility of staying in its place for longer, presuming you have actually done the preparation work well.
Shower Tray Problems
Sometimes when handling a leaking shower tray, we have actually had to get rid of the tiles around the boundary of the tray. More investigation usually exposes moist plywood that is heavily water damaged specifically if it is not WPB marine plywood.
In one circumstance, we saw that the boundary of the shower tray still had the plastic covering that it came in. It is such things that make it evident that the initial installer was what we refer to as a cowboy contractor, suggesting they did a poor job.
Unfortunately for the homeowner, what ought to have merely been a fairly straightforward repairing job, turns out to be a major task, and you wouldn’t desire another cowboy contractor botching the repair work.
Contracting a proven, careful and qualified repairman is essential in salvaging an already complex matter without costing you an arm and a leg.
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To this day, we’ve handled lots of straightforward cases where performing extensive cleansing and using a tube of silicon around the dripping edges has solved the issues.
However in some instances, we discovered the issue to have actually gone deeper, specifically when the installation was not installed properly and subpar products were utilised.
Why Seek The Help of Professionals?
As experienced professionals in shower room repair work and remodelling, we have actually dealt with numerous cases and observed the damage that is triggered by a leaking bath tub or shower tray. Usually, it’s very costly if not fixed on time.
Although one can try and do a patch fix on it before the repairman arrives, it is recommended that you employ the aid of an expert.
Every circumstance is so different, but after mindful assessment of the issue, our experts will be able to supply you with a practical solution that will resolve your leaking tub or tray for a long time to come.
It can end up being fairly tough to detail ways to fix a leaking bath tub or shower tray step by step because the scenarios are so different.
However, what you can be ensured of when you call us in is that we will examine the issue, provide you an accurate diagnosis, and then, based upon that, supply an option(s) that will rid you of the leaking issue for the longest time.
With our crew on your side, you can bid farewell to all your bath leak issues. We cover your area of Stonebridge NW10 0. Call us today to make your appointment on 0333 335 0384Tokyngton, Alperton, Brent Park, Lower Place, Park Royal, Park Royal, Wembley, Church End, North Acton, Harlesden