Ive finally installed my thermostatic shower, and im pretty sure its stopped
leaking, but now i need to plaster (then tile) over it., Wh it did leak and
the breezeblocks got soaked the paint started peeling off the adjoining
toilet wall (as youd expect), is there out there any plaster/waterproof
sealent mixture milarky that will give me peace of mind when it comes to
plastering over the pipes and channels ive made for them. The only other
way would be to plyboard it and then tile, but this would probably be even
more hassle than just filling it all in
Any ideas Appreciated as the missus has started
(thats plaster advice...not a hitman for the missus !)
You just have to ensure that all the pipework joints are leak free in
the first place before you plaster. You could smear some silicone
sealant over the pipe joints as a precautionary measure but it's not
I was once installing a heating system and when I started it up for
the first time some leaks started appearing. As I moved pipes to
resolve the leaks more leaks developed. I was puzzled as I never had
this problem ever before. Used a new batch (and brand) of flux and
never had any trouble again.
In addition to the other good advice, why are you using plaster?
If you are going to tile over it, you are probably better off with sand and
This is a good base for tiles, and doesn't suffer as much as plaster if it
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