Sealing a cracked shower tray

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  1. mr maz

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    Has anyone used Sugru as a sealer for a leaking shower tray? If so did it work and any advise you may have from using it. Thanks in advance.

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    Hi When I had a crack in my shower tray I used Sikaflex (sorry can't remember the number but I had used it to stick things to my motorhome roof) and after I applied it I "smoothed it over" by covering it with clingfilm which I removed when it had set.
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    I smeared a bit of bathroom sealant over mine as a temporary fix... nearly five years ago...
     
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    Yes used it when our tray cracked just before we left for Morocco in December. Worked great so far. Shower has been used daily since then with no problems. Just remember to work it in well.
     
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    Best stuff I found , & what I used , is the silicon that you use to stick the glass fish tanks together. made by Dow-Corning-
    I cracked mine on way to Uk last year & got this in a French Bricolage place. Did the job perfectly until I got back & repaired it properly-
     
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    All these things are a "temporary fix". You need to cut out a plastic board to spread the load over the whole trays base.
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    Thanks everyone for your advice and experiences. D.
     
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    When we cracked ours we got a company in to spray it I think it was speedycoat very good job. No idea if it's still ok as sold the van although it did come with lifetime garuntee
     
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    We've used Bluetack as a temporary repair which has been working OK for the last year. The damaged area is small probably cause by a high screw head under the tray. We wondered if Sugru would make a more permanent repair but maybe not. Thanks all again
     
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    We had SPEEDCOTE applied to our damaged shower tray some three years ago and it is still as good as the day it was done. It's not cheap at around £300 but it really does do the job.
     
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    May well work but it would be essential to make sure that what ever caused the initial damage cannot happen again. Speedcote use structural foam below the tray to stop flexing and to my mind that is as important as sealing the crack
     
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    We have a chap coming on the 20th May to "Speedcoat" our tray, so nice to read it is worth the wait (8 weeks).
     
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