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Protect your home with bathroom sealing

Why bathroom sealing is important

Structural problems in a bathroom are a nightmare to deal with. No one wants to deal with issues of a leaking ceiling or some ugly water stains on the wall. During most DIY bathroom renovation projects, people overlook the importance of sealing their floors and walls. They simply lay tiles or lino over existing plasterboards or floorboards without any form of bathroom waterproofing. This will definitely keep your costs low but increase your chances of facing leakage problems in future. Here are some of the main reasons why bathroom sealing is important.

Stop any types of leaks

Gravity can be your friend or also become your worst enemy. Water will always follow the easiest route downwards. This means if there is a crack in your floor or wall, this is where the water will begin to seep through. Soon, the water will find its way down to the ground floor of your home. You will begin to notice that your walls and ceilings seem to be damp. You may even notice some water droplets forming on your lighting fixtures. If things get out of hand, the water may get into contact with electricity and this could spell disaster.

Prevent growth of microorganisms

Most pests and microorganisms thrive in damp areas. These microorganisms could lead to various health problems such as throat irritation, eye irritation, nasal stuffiness, coughing and even some form of skin irritation. To avoid any kind of infestation from getting into your bathroom it is important that you seal or waterproof any areas that remain damp for long periods of time.

Prevent mould and dampness

In most cases you will only see what goes on the surface of your walls and floor. You will be oblivious of what lies under. The dampness and rot on your walls will only be revealed when you are doing your remodelling. If you put a waterproof layer below your top layer, you can greatly reduce your chances of developing mould and damp within your walls and floor.

Insulation

Bathroom sealing will not only prevent a leaking shower but create a good insulator. Your walls will remain warm to the touch even during those harsh winter periods. This in turn will help in reducing your energy bills in the long run since you will save on heating costs.

Lower your maintenance costs

It goes without saying that no one wants to keep renovating their bathroom each year. High moisture content in certain areas of the bathroom can lead to blistering, cracking or peeling. Rotten floors and walls could even require the help of a professional making your costs even run higher during repairs. Sealing your bathroom walls and floors will ensure that you don’t have to keep renovating. This will in turn save you thousands of dollars in the long run.

Increase your property value

A bathroom that is well sealed will definitely increase your houses market value. People love quality and professional finishes are more attractive when it comes to the modern property market.

What our happy customers say about us:

  • Fantastic job done on our shower. Grout looks amazing and so glad it fixed our leaks! The quality is fantastic and the staff are very professional. Would definitely recommend to everyone!

    Client Monica Paine
  • My Bathroom and Balcony were just recently sealed. Not only were the jobs done and completed to perfection. Both areas were left clean and tidy. Barry respected my home. (taking shoes off on carpet) Barry also did extra bits like unblocking a pipe that he noticed was blocked to assist with water retention.
    It’s not often you find good trustworthy tradesman – who take pride in their work and go the extra mile. I was also able to leave him in my home while I took my kids to Sport. I would highly recommend Elite Shower Repairs.

    Client Julie Fenton Stanhope Gardens
  • I love my new shower. Its gone from being old and mouldy to looking new again. What a fantastic job. The service was explained in detail and Barry turned up on time, which is rare these days. I was most impressed with the cleanliness of the bathroom after job completed. No dust or mess to clean up. Thank you again

    Client Nicole Westmead
  • Hi Mel and Barry
    I just wanted to say thank you to you and Barry for the terrific job done on my showers.
    They look great. Very happy.

    Warm regards

    Client Wendy Sullivan
  • Hi Barry,

    Thanks for doing such an amazing job on our shower. You can imagine my dismay when I realised my shower was leaking so close to Christmas. Barry and his team were so helpful and were able to accommodate us urgently prior to Christmas. They were completely professional, even removing their shoes when walking through the house. They were quick, efficient and the difference in my showers was immense. We really appreciated the pride that they took in completing the job properly and neatly. We would have no hesitation in recommending them or using them again ourselves. Their customer service was exemplary, their workmanship spectacular and were always prompt and professional.

    Thanks so much to the team at Elite Shower Repairs.

    Client Phil & Belinda The Ponds
  • We had Elite Shower Repairs come to our home today to do a fix on one of our showers. We have been trying for a while to have someone come out but because it was a small job no-one seemed interested. Very professional & a great job done. Big thank-you to Barry. We highly recommend them.

    Client Deborah Waterworth Kellyville Ridge
  • Hi,
    We have just had our shower sealed and Barry has done an excellent job. We were so impressed by his work ethic and pleasant manner, the end result is just great. Thank you for this and I will definetly recommend Elite Shower Repairs to our family and friends.
    Kind Regards.

    Client Tracey Wentworthville
  • Great customer service and technicians attention to detail and work ethic was absolutely outstanding

    Client Kellie Weyman
  • We are all pretty quick to complain when something goes wrong. When something goes right we want to tell you about Elite Shower repairs who repaired the faulty leaking grout and resealed around the bath and basins today. We are so pleased with Barry’s professionalism and highly recommend him. Thanks again for a great job.

    Client Vicki Crampton Kellyville
  • We firstly would like to say thank you for the wonderful service your company provided us.
    Your technician, was not only punctual in his arrival, but finishing the work on time, leaving the area neat and tidy. He is a very friendly and polite person, who conducted himself quite professionally. We are very impressed and satisfied with the quality of his work and the finished result. We would definitely like to use him for future projects.

    Client Eddy & Kate
  • Thanks again Barry. My wife was most impressed with your quality of work. Highly recommended. Cheers John

    Client John Strathfeild
  • The service provided by Elite Shower Repairs was exceptional. From the phone call to the onsite quoting to completing the job, the staff and tech were professional and helpful. Tech thoroughly explained the procedure and repairs needed in our shower. We no longer have any leaks and our shower looks fantastic! I will be highly recommending to family and friends. Thanks again for the fast prompt service.

    Client Eryn Pepyat
  • Definitely recommend Barry Thompson a great worker. After 7 years of my parents verandah leaking they changed the face of their house from blue to white due to the concrete staining. I asked Barry to come around and look at it, it was fixed within a few hours my parents are extremely happy

    Client Sarah Barlow Stanhope Gardens

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