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How to Waterproof a Leaking Shower

How to Waterproof a Leaking Shower

How to Waterproof a Leaking Shower.

Tools. Equipment and Product:

Alcolin Permo Key Slurry Kit https://www.alcolin.com/diy-products/waterproofing/permo-key-slurry-kit

Latex Key Cement Additive https://www.alcolin.com/diy-products/waterproofing/latex-key

Bucket

Block Brush

Quick Set Shower Drain Wrench

 

 

 

How to Waterproof a Leaking Shower

How to Waterproof a Leaking Shower

Directions on how to repair a leaking shower base.

The shower grating either fixed to the shower outlet/trap, or fixed into the floor tiling

Wall and floor tiles fully bonded to the waterproofing systems

Suitable waterproofing system to smooth plastered walls of shower, including dressing over turn-up of shower base waterproofing system

Termination of plaster 150mm above shower base to allow for turn up of waterproofing system Suitable waterproofing system on screeded shower base turned up 150mm against smooth shower walls, dressed onto the flange of the outlet/trap and up on top of upstand

Special flanged shower outlet/trap level with the screeded shower base.

Polymer modified screed to falls to form shower base, including a small “pencil”cove at the internal angles

NOTES. The shower outlet/trap must have a flange to dress the waterproofing system onto (not into or around outlet/trap) There are a number of different manufacturers of shower outlets/traps, other than the standard “U” type PVC trap