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Picture of Sealux fitted onto bath

This is the final post in our blog on the fix of a leaking shower tray and the fitting of a Sealux Seal and subsequent tanking of the walls. If you want to follow this project from start to finish you can check out Part 1 and Part 2

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Jan 8, 2016 1:10:26 PM By SSD ADMIN shower walls, waterproofing, tiling, sealux Reg 20, shower trim., The Diy Corner
Following on from our previous post we will look at the waterproofing/tanking of the shower walls and the subsequent sealing between the Shower Tray/bath and wall tiles.Read More
Thanks to one of our contributors we have an excellent article detailing the damage done from a leaking shower tray. Some of the workmanship is staggeringly poor quality, With no shower seal installed the result was always going to be problematic. The fault lies solely with the installer and their lack of adhering to best practice when installing a shower tray. This is Part 1 of a three part article.Read More

bathroom decked out with PVC wallpanels

We are not surprised to see an increase in demand in 2013 for our Cladseal Shower Kit product range. More and more people are opting for PVC Wall Panels in their bathroom or wetrooms due to the low maintenance and aesthetically superior appearance.

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Dec 17, 2014 12:07:11 PM By SSD Admin The Diy Corner

If you decide to give your bathroom a make over with new tiles you will definitely need some tips on how to successfully complete the job so that it looks as good as if an expert tiler did it. But remember before you take on this big DIY tiling project, tiling a bathroom or shower area is NOT easy,

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Jul 22, 2014 10:44:48 AM By SSD Admin The Diy Corner

Recent bathroom trends in the UK show that home owners are more inclined to refurbish their home than look to buy a new property. Many homes are opting to divide up their large bathrooms into a main bathroom and an en-suite off the master bedroom, the additional en-suite bathroom with shower area adds a lot of value

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Jul 17, 2014 11:42:50 AM By SSD Admin The Diy Corner

3 months after introducing BAL Talking Kit to our product range, we are delighted to report strong sales all over the UK. The feedback from our clients is that they are really pleased with the product and how easy it is to install, most of our orders have been for the Tanking Kit combined with one of our excellent Sealux, Trimlux,

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Nov 28, 2013 12:09:55 PM By SSD Admin The Diy Corner

Tips on Buying a shower Tray

So you have decided to give your bathroom a make-over of simply you are adding/replacing a shower in your bathroom. Here are a couple of handy tips that that will stand you in good stead once you hit the bathroom showrooms.

I like to think that the decision should be made up by mixing the practical and emotive persuasions that we aspire to, so with that in mind lets look at the practical side first.

If possible and within budget,

  • Resin/Stone Shower Trays:
    Choose a good quality Solid Shower tray. These are typically made from a Resin-stone mixture that is similar to concrete in strength. They have a smooth white finish to them so they look great. it is worth noting that they are heavy and will not deflect. (although the floor joists that they are placed on may, which is why seals fail over time, All sealux products are made to allow for joint movement whilst keeping a watertight seal)
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Oct 15, 2013 12:12:39 PM By SSD Admin The Diy Corner

Adjustable shelves within vanity units- rather than building in shelves on the units, think about buying a unit with adjustable shelves that you can move up or down as required, this way you can fit in any items you choose and adapt as required.

Pedestal Sink built in units – the sink area can waste a lot of space, and most families like to put in as big a sink as possible, pedestal sink units really help to optimise the storage area of your bathroom, some can accommodate up to 3 shelves that can store most the bathroom essentials you need , they are a great place to hide your bathroom cleaning products aswell

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Feb 4, 2013 12:20:13 PM By SSD Admin The Diy Corner

1) Leaking showers often cost a lot to repair and can cause significant damage to bathroom floors and first floor ceilings  if not fixed quickly. While initially it may look like the shower enclosure is to blame quite often it’s the installation or wear & tear on the shower seal or silicon sealant that is at the root of the problem.

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Dec 5, 2012 12:16:21 PM By SSD Admin The Diy Corner
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