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Why Hire a Professional for Shower Repair?
There are many things that we cannot do on our own, and is best left to professionals. You might think that a leaking shower is easy to repair, but the reality is that it can be a very complex task. Depending on where the leak is coming from, the tiles shower will need to be broken down. Only professional plumbers have the knowledge and skills to do these repair jobs.
If you find water coming out of the connection between the wall and your shower head, then this is not really complicated because it can be time to replace your shower head. Replacing the shower head is the way to solve this problem. The larger shower leak issues is when the handles leak or when there is moisture from behind the wall at the valve.
Don’t ignore any moisture from behind the wall. It is possible to repair the leak from the backside if you can reach the pipes and valves on the other side of the wall and the tiled wall is not damaged. The problem can easily be located by the professional plumber so as to minimize the damage.
It need a breaking down of the whole wall and the drywall replaced if the wall has been exposed to moisture from behind and are causing the tiles to come loose. Before processing wet studs, they need to be completely dried. You will need to replace the tiles that have been broken.
The age of the valve and the length of time it has been leaking can hamper its removal is the plumber determines that either the valve of the pipe has to be replaced. Another things that will cause difficulty in loosening the valve is the presence of rust and debris and this makes them adhere together fast. Professional plumbers can loosen pipes easily.
Water is getting through the wall under your bathtub and running out if you notice water at the base of your tub or shower. It is also possible that there is a crack around the drain or in the bottom of the tub or shower. Replacing a shower pan is not easy. In this case the tub or shower bottom needs to be removed which requires breaking out additional tiles.
It isn’t often the repair that makes a plumbing leak complex. It is easy to repair a plumbing leak. Difficulty happens exposing the original leaking area and removing the materials for repair. This is because in discover and removal, you damage more property than necessary. When you replace original parts, you also need to replace other parts and do more work.