Help - My bath is leaking what can I do as a temp job

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My bath is a Fibreglass type with a gel coat.

The problem is, the gel coat is cracked and is leaking quite bad.

I'm to make a insurance claim. So is there anything I can do temporally till its sorted on Monday, such as sealing the crack with 'Duck tape' or Silicone, the bath is only used for showers.
 
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I dont know but perhaps if you can dry it properly you could use a car body fibreglass repair kit?

Can you tell us under which category you expect to claim on your insurance ? In my experience an insurance company would pay for consequential damage from leaking water but not for the failure of a boiler or bath.

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Tell them you you were drinking this magnum of Champagne with the other half, when things got slippery...
 
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I slipped and fell in the bath a week or so ago, falling to the bath on my knee. I'm of 6ft tall and of a heavy build. The crack was not noticeable at the time, but as the family use the shower its got worst and now leaking.

I could use the wifes hair dryer and do as you suggest as I have some fibre repair for my boat. ;)
 
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I suggest you replace the bath with a steel or cast iron one if you intend to do that again!

If you are going to get the resin to stick its has got to be VERY dry !

Tony
 
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