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Sealing bath with very little ledge...

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by MattB83, 11 Aug 2019.

  1. MattB83

    MattB83

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    We've got a bath with the sealant strip that sits behind the tiles. Over time it seems that the bath has dropped a little on its frame (prior to us moving in). It never leaked but looked awful so we filled the gap with silicon. Now looks good but somehow has created a leak.

    Now I'm thinking we really need to cut the old sealant off, sort out the bath so it's level again and reseal. However I'd like to use some sort of sealing strip, but there are some points on the bath where there's very little ledge ie at the back and behind the taps

    Here is a pic:

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/JFy6i2GgnAW7PbvT7

    Does anyone have any suggestions? Does this make using a pre-made strip impossible?
     
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    I was under the impression that those strips are retro-fitted, often fitted in response to leaks. I could be wrong though.

    Have you removed the bath panel to find out where the leak is?
     
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    Thank you, yes I've removed the panel. One leak is obvious i.e. I can see a gap. The other looks sound but it's pouring through!
     
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