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corner silicone interference with shower screen channels

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by TeaAndBiscuits, 6 Jan 2020.

  1. TeaAndBiscuits


    21 Dec 2017
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    United Kingdom
    Hi all,

    Almost finished grouting (just floor grout still to do) my bathroom/utility room and then need to silicone round the wall to floor joints/corners.

    I have the shower screen channels to screw to the walls and these should sit tight to the floor. I know if you use a shower tray the usual instruction is to fully seal round the tray before fitting the wall channels. I'm fitting directly to the floor but I guess the principle is the same.

    If I run a silicone bead along this bottom corner, then it will be in the way of the back of the wall channel and I won't be able to fit the channel right down to the floor. What's the best approach here? Make the silicone seal, then cut a bit away slightly where the wall channel is to go? Or make a little chamfer on the back of the wall channel to clear the silicone bead?

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