Sealing Bath Around new Shower Screen


Postby infaddict » Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:15 am

Hi,

I've completely removed my old shower screen and also removed all silicon sealant from around the entire bath. This is in preparation to fit a new shower screen and re-seal the entire bath. It is a wall fixed straight shower screen, sitting on top of a bath tub.

Having read the shower screen instructions, I understand to seal only the outside edge of the screen against the upright wall. I believe this is so any water ingress behind the metal in contact with the wall, will run downwards.

However my question is whether I need to seal between the bath and the wall where the metal upright "holder" for the screen will sit? If I dont do this and screw it into the wall without sealing, then surely and water running down will escape between bath and wall and leak onto the floor under the bath?

So my question is whether I seal all the bath first, just the small inch or so behind where the screen will fit or nothing? Thanks in advance!
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