How a bath-shower combination were improperly installed.
Problems a improper installation of bath-shower can cause. QBIS.
Although not a common fault, seepage will occur from this incorrect installation that is likely to rot concealed walls if it is not removed and properly refitted.
Another example of improper installation of a bath-shower with a shower outlet above.
Water will seep through the shelf created between the bath and wall, which will in turn cause rot to floor and walls. Sealant will only be a temporary fix to this incorrectly fitted bath.
How to fix a improperly installed bath-shower.
- Wall tiles, sheeting, bath must be removed.
- Recess bath into walls. If necessary build walls out to achieve this.
- Apply approved waterproofing.
- Fit tiles down into all edge lips of the bath.
This is a practical long term method of installation.
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