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Tub, if subfloor is wet

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Posted by: from St Albert
9/21/2011 at 12:02:35 AM

I realized that water is getting from my shower- still unknown onto the floor and peeled back my linoleum to see water under it. The floor is still wet but if there is water damage could it be under my bath tub? How do you know when to rip out the bath.

Also, my husband wants to use silicone around the tub. I am worried that he will be trapping in moisture.

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Date/Time10/4/2011 at 10:12:39 PM

Hi Heather,

It is best to locate the source of the water before doing any caulking.

If a plumber needs to be called in, then the money it costs you now could be minimal compared to the damage the water may cause if left unsolved.

Hope this helps and good luck,

Bill Clawsie

Clawsie Contracting

416-579-7366

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