Sealing Around Bath That Already has Plastic Bath Seal


Postby Jak68 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:40 am

Hi, I am trying to find out how to seal around a bath that has already got a plastic bath seal.

My problem is the bath seal has now deteriorated (gaps underneath) and is fastened in behind tiles. I have tried using silicone sealant around the seal but it still leaks. Is there anything else I can use so that I do not have to start digging the bottom row of tiles out to get the seal out?

Thanks
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Postby welsh brickie » Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:12 pm

fill the bath half full so the weight of water opens the gap, Use a Stanley knife to cut out as much sealant as possible, you can also get silicone eater to remove the rest, and reseal. Leave the water in the bath for 24hrs for the silicone to set. Use a low modulus silicone
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