Call Support
1300 035 483
   Working Hours
Mon - Fri 08:45 - 16:30

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:

  • Wow Barry was awesome. He turned a bad job into an amazing showpiece. Recommend him to anyone. Thanks for not only a good job. But being a nice person.

    Client John Moussa St Ives
  • It was a pleasure dealing with Simon of Elite Showers. Thoroughly professional from quote to completion and no surprises approach to job. We undertook a full renovation to our bath and couldn’t be happier with the result – from quality of workmanship to time to completion and staying on budget – highly recommend Elite.

    Client Shilpa
  • Thankyou so much for the amazing work you’ve done for me and being so accommodating with time.
    I’ve always believed that great Customer Service is more important than the work itself but to get both at the high level you have provided is a first for me and I highly recommend you, your passion for what you do and your exceptional work. Thankyou

    Client Leanne Cash
  • Great customer service and technicians attention to detail and work ethic was absolutely outstanding

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

    Client John Strathfeild
  • 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


    Client Pam Freeland
  • 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
  • We have a really old bathroom and after the service was carried out I was so impressed, it was like a new shower again. Barry was on time and very polite. I felt very comfortable with leaving him in the house while I went to work. The whole experience with Elite Shower Repairs was nothing but positive.

    Client Greg Penrith
  • 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.

    Client Luke Quoyle Gordon
  • My shower had been leaking for quite some time – within one week of making initial contact my shower is now fixed. The guy who came and fixed my shower was informative very friendly and arrived on time, highly recommended.

    Client Jennifer Platt
  • 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
  • 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


Call 13000 Elite