Leaking Bathtubs and Shower Trays? We Will Fix It
Problem wet locations in your house are a typical occurrence and in many cases, they tend to be high usage locations such as the kitchen area sink and the restroom.
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Whereas the kitchen area tends to be more workable and the problems relatively solvable, the bathroom can be far more difficult to handle when it starts presenting problems. This could be the time you need to call in a professional in your Bobbers Mill Nottinghamshire East Midlands area.
We serve these local areas too:
- Hyson Green
- Forest Fields
- New Basford
- Sherwood Rise
- New Lenton
- Old Basford
Considering that the bathroom tends to be an extremely wet location due to a fair amount of water being splashed while bathing, it can start to show some indications of wear and tear in susceptible places. These are typically in the seams where a shower tray or tub joins the wall tiles.
Lack of correct sealing on the edges of wetrooms and shower trays can prove to be a huge obstacle as they can be the weak spot where the water and mould ultimately erode and begin permeating water through and slowly damaging plasterboards.
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A common symptom of this situation consists of a wet odour in the bathroom. In some cases, it can show up on the lower floors first. A stain point 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 impending threat if there are electrical wires near to the boards.
Such a leakage would need to be resolved quickly by determining the actual leaking location and correcting at the earliest opportunity to avoid any threat from intensifying.
These sort of problems normal in bathroom locations for 2 main reasons. One is typically improper setup and insufficient sealing of the edges of bath tubs and shower trays. The other might be as a result of aging.
Some plumbing technicians might fail to select the optimum possible place for installing a shower tray or tub which can lead to leaking problems later on. For example, a shower head placed in an area near to the window might lead to the shower sprays falling on the window sill and standing there.
This can present a future problem just due to the fact that if the grouting or sealer used there is not water resistant and is thought to be ‘permeable’, water will leak in and make its way down to the underlying plaster and lumber.
Throughout construction and repair, it’s best to make sure that your home builder or service technician uses high-quality water resistant grout and silicone in your bathroom as water tends to reach unforeseen places in the bathroom during a shower.
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When it comes to bath tubs, a typical and frequent problem for a lot of bath tubs seems to be caulking or sealing which cracks repeatedly. Some property owners are amazed. The silicon cracks or tends to pull away from the wall after a number of months.
Bead size has a lot to do with it. That the width of the opening between the tub and the wall is unequal means that there will be sections that are larger while others are narrower, making it hard to decide the best 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 direction into the space. When you opt for a smaller sized bead, your silicon ends up being inefficient in the larger spaces since it disappears into the space without filling it.
Most property owners have actually shared that while deciding on DIY, they take care to prep the location to counter any wetness by completely scouring and cleaning with alcohol and letting it dry out for a number of days before the caulking. Regardless of this a lot of people are doing a good job of it, but they still lament that it fails much earlier than they would have desired.
One technique is to make sure that you fill the tub with water before caulking. This guarantees that the tub is at its optimal weight and stretched out to leave an optimum space. When you do, the silicon has a better chance of remaining in its place for longer, assuming you have actually done the preparation work well.
Shower Tray Problems
Sometimes when handling a dripping shower tray, we have actually needed to get rid of the tiles around the boundary of the tray. Further examination typically reveals moist plywood that is greatly water damaged especially if it is not WPB marine plywood.
In one circumstance, we discovered that the boundary of the shower tray still had the plastic covering that it came in. It is such things that make it obvious that the preliminary installer was just what we describe as a cowboy home builder, implying they did a lousy job.
Unfortunately for the property owner, something that should have just been a fairly straightforward repair job, ends up being a project, and you would not want another cowboy home builder bungling the repair.
Contracting a proven, precise and competent service technician is vital in restoring a now complex matter without costing you an arm and a leg.
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To date, we’ve handled many straightforward cases where performing comprehensive cleansing and applying a tube of silicon around the leaking edges has resolved the problems.
However in some circumstances, we discovered the problem to have actually gone further, especially when the setup was not done properly and substandard products were used.
Why Seek The Help of Professionals?
As seasoned specialists in bathroom repair and renovation, we have actually worked on a lot of cases and observed the damage that is brought on by a dripping tub or shower tray. Usually, it’s extremely pricey if not sorted out on time.
Although one can attempt and do a patch fix on it before the service technician gets there, it is suggested that you enlist the aid of an expert.
Every situation is so different, however after cautious evaluation of the problem, our professionals will have the ability to supply you with a convenient solution that will fix your leaking tub or tray for a long period of time to come.
It can end up being relatively hard to describe ways to fix a dripping tub or shower tray step by step since the situations are so different.
Nevertheless, exactly what you can be guaranteed of when you call us in is that we will analyse the problem, give you a precise diagnosis, then, based upon that, supply a service(s) that will rid you of the leaking problem for the longest time.
With our team on your side, you can bid farewell to all your bath leak problems. We cover your area of Bobbers Mill NG8 5. Call us today to make your appointment on 0115 822 4995Whitemoor, Hyson Green, Radford, Aspley, Forest Fields, New Basford, Beechdale, Sherwood Rise, New Lenton, Old Basford