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Unread 10-13-2019, 09:03 PM   #1
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Pro needed in Jupiter FL

Spent the weekend visiting my mother in law in Jupiter Florida. I noticed her shower is leaking through the ceiling below. Shower is about 10 years old and look to be in good shape, except for the leak. Looks like there are 2 gaps in the grout between the floor and the wall. The leak is small, and its possible the grout has always been like this, as its on the far side of shower and it usually only gets a few showers a week. This weekend we were hammering it with 4 showers a day and many have the ceiling damage more apparent.

I opened the cracks up by removing some grout and it's wet down there. Anyway, I'm really hoping a decent fix is possible without gutting shower. I figured this is a good place to find an honest pro who knows what they are doing. Anyone interested in taking a look?

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Unread 10-13-2019, 09:17 PM   #2
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Welcome back, Samantha.

Cracked or missing grout, or no grout at all, has nothing to do with a properly built shower leaking. You should not view this as an easy repair, or any repair at all, actually, if the shower receptor is leaking.

I'll move you to the Professionals' Hangout where you're more likely to get a response from a pro local to the area.

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Unread 10-15-2019, 01:39 PM   #3
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Thanks for your help. I'm suspicious about the liner. Mother in law swears there is one and she saw it when they installed, but who knows. Just need to get this fixed right.

First, I need someone who can do the work who is willing to come check it out and give their assessment. Before I hit the yellow pages, I was hoping to find someone here. Let me know if you are interested!

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