Leaking Shower Repairs Without Removing Tiles
Leaking Shower Repairs:
The shower floor grout is replaced with 100% Solids Commercial Grade Epoxy Grout.
The silicone seals are replaced with a Commercial Sanitary Grade Seal.
The most advanced and high quality products are used.
Approx completion time is 4-5 Hrs, the shower can be used the next day.
Up to approximately 5 days of trade work to re-tile the shower.
Try to find matching tiles !
Re tiling is expensive, approximate cost $2000.+
Some reasons why showers leak.
Building/structural movement is one of the main issues.
Workmanship was not up to standard.
Epoxy used to seal the perimeters, this does not allow for movement.
Grout deterioration, possibly a low quality to start with.
Silicon seal was not applied efficiently, or poor quality
Deteriorated shower fittings and pipe pin hole leakage.
Shower waterproofing membrane failure, it may have been worked on before curing.
Tar shower trays had too much movement.
Fiberglass shower trays were too brittle.
Galvanized shower trays rusted out.