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shower screen removal - help!

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by daftlupin, 11 Nov 2019.

  1. daftlupin

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    i have an old Outasight shower screen over the bath I want to remove as it's hopeless. I have unscrewed the screw and cut through the clear acrylic sealant. however it is simply not shifting. It's like its superglued on. I have now cracked one tile by trying to lever it off and am a complete loss on what to do next. Disaster!
     
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    Upload a photo or two, might give us an idea of how it’s currently fixed, we might see something you don’t
     
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    No idea what your screen looks like ,or more importantly how its fixed to wall. Can you post some pics ?
    Maybe hidden fixings you can't see ,or silicone.
     
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    Most likely still being held with the silicone. Try rocking it side to side and keep slicing away with the knife.
     
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    Yes it was the silicon. Next question is how do I replace broken tiles!?
     
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    Either match them or think outside the box and make a feature there.
     
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    Of course the ones I had used are no longer in stock...
     
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    Normally you would have a thin sharp blade to run down the back of the wall bracket slowly cutting away the silicone but I guess it's too late for that.

    Time for a tiler methinks, at least to get some ideas.
     
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    Some images would help.
     
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