I am in the process of re-fitting my ensuite shower room.
The pipes to the shower mixer run up the cavity between a timber framed plasterboard wall and are not fixed at all.
The new shower mixer is designed to be held only by the pipe connections.
I am looking for ideas of how to make this rigid as my first plan to use tile grout is obviously doomed to failure.
Any advice appreciated.
I have managed to sort this. It needed drastic action.
Luckily the other side of the partition wall was a bedroom cupboard, so I cut a hole in the cupboard wall, made up a clamp from a few bits of wood and screws and fixed the pipes to the inside of the cupboard wall, using some laminate foor underlay to cushion the pipes.
I just have to seal around the holes in the tiles now, but I found some good advice on this forum for that.
I just need to know how best to seal this shower waste now!!!
Go to your independent plumbing merchant and ask for a â€˜mixer shower back plateâ€™. Cannot think of its name/maker, itâ€™s a plate that holds the pipes and tap, which you then secure to the plasterboard/ply of the stud wall.
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