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Why Does My Shower Leak

Without needing to remove any tiling, we demonstrate our professionalism and adaptability as the finest shower repair team in Sydney, Brisbane & Gold Coast! With outstanding technicians and a constant strive for success, Elite Shower Repairs will leave you with a smile upon your face. If you are seeking a shower repair service that will last, have a polished finished and enhance the reputation of your bathroom premises, seek no further! Contact us, today, for your own personalised quote!

Why Does My Shower Leak

Why Does My Shower Leak?

Why Does My Shower Leak?

In most cases your house will be the biggest investment you will make in your lifetime. The walls and floors of your dwelling are known to settle for many years after it is built. The constant use of your shower also causes unnoticeable vibration of the floor and walls. This vibration, along with the settlement of the entire dwelling, may cause small hairline cracks in various locations. One of the most common areas to crack are the corners and perimiter shower area.

This is because the tiles and the grout (in between) are rigid and inflexible. Any movement of the walls from the floor will cause the grout to crack and fall out. These cracks can also cause the waterproofing membrane to become brittle after water seeps through it. continuously exposed to water. Water leaks can cause hazardous mould and bacteria to build up, timber fixtures to swell, structural damage to occur and even attract destructive pests such as termites.

Why Does My Shower Leak

What are some signs of a leaking shower?

  Shower walls and grout have a build up of mould.
  Tiles or grout in or around shower are discoloured.
  Rotting timber, wet carpet or flooring.
  Musty Smell.
  Paint peeling or flaking off walls or ceiling below shower.
  Cracks in the walls.
  Grout is falling out or missing.
  Loose tiles, tiles have started coming off the walls.

If you have noticed any of these signs, it is highly likely you are dealing with a leaking shower. If the leak is caused through cracked or missing tiles, missing or cracked grout, sealants missing or peeling etc, Elite Shower Repairs is the best solution to recitify the leak. In most cases we don’t even need to remove tiles.

If the shower leak is caused by a leaking or dripping tap, a leaking pipe behind the wall, it will be a job for the plumber. If the leak is getting worse over as period of time, chances are there is a plumbing problem with the pipework. If water leak is only visible when you are using the shower or appears shortly after using it, then you are more likely dealing with a leaking shower.

If you think your shower might be leaking, then its timne to give Elite Shower Repairs a call on 1300 035 483. We can help you, if it is a plumbing problem we can even recommend a reliable Plumber. If it is a shower leak Elite Shower Repairs will provide you with a no obligation free quote, and book in the next available time to repair that leaking shower.

What our happy customers say about us:

  • Both Barry and Simon have done an amazing job – we will not hesitate to spread the word and recommend your company!

    Client Sheree Matthews
  • Barry from Elite Shower fixed my leaking shower recess problem very efficiently. Both in the planning of the job and its execution, he provided excellent service at a reasonable price. He left the area clean as new. In fact, you wouldn’t know he had been except for the fact that the shower is now completely leak-free. Recommended TONY BOND EDGECLIFF

    Client Tony Bond Edgecliff
  • Great communication and service. Highly recommended.

    Client Izz Fran
  • 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
  • Elite Shower Repairs provided such a great service that was efficient and done professionally. Barry the Technician was prompt and able to do a same day quote and booked in just a few days later. It made the shower look brand new! Would recommend Elite Shower Repairs to anyone requiring this kind of service. From a happy customer!

    Client Cecilienne-Mae Rooty Hill
  • old bathroom looking totally refreshed with new grout and sealer around the bath, the leaks have stopped down stairs. We noted your punctuality and cleanliness and thank you for that. Well done and we will recommend you.
    Regards,

    Client Luke Quoyle Gordon
  • Hi, Barry, Thanks for doing such a great job! The shower looks new again. The tiles have come up really well.

    Client Rita Killara
  • Hi.
    I’m just writing to compliment the workmanship on the work carried out to our shower. Such a beautiful looking job on my shower. Barry was very clear and explained to me what the service involved, and then did the job with no fuss. It looks beautiful …

    Client Fiona Warriewood
  • I highly recommend Elite Shower Repairs. There was no “I’ll be there sometime between 9 and 2,” Barry and Simon the tiler organised a specific times, worked around my schedule, and showed up when they said they were going to.  They were both efficient, detailed, professional, friendly, and told me exactly what they would be doing each day (my shower was not a simple one).  Best of all though, they did a fantastic job, and went above and beyond to find me tiles that matched the rest of my bathroom floor.  Now my shower doesn’t leak, and the water flows into the drain instead of pooling in the corner like it used to.  Thank you for saving my shower!!

    Client Sheri Thomson
  • 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
  • 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
  • Simon did a terrific job. He was very professional and didn’t cut corners – e.g. it would have been easy to tile over waterproofing despite pinholes and save himself a Saturday but he did the right thing and reproofed. He turned up when he said he would and if there were unforseen delays,  he let me know in a timely manner.  I have recommended your service to a Real Estate agency, my neighbour and another  friend.  Barry’s advice was spot on – the tiles on the floor are great and the wall tiles almost match the others. Thank-you for a wonderful service and for your reliability

    Regards,
    Pam

    Client Pam Freeland
  • Thank you very much for a great job if you ever need a reference please have the customer contact me. Amazing is all I can say

    Client Richard Hoskins Rooty Hill

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