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Old 07-26-17, 08:09 AM
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Hey - I have a problem with a shower leak. I've re-grouted and re-caulked the shower, but I still have water coming out near where the door track and shower tray meet the wall. The water was coming out from under the track, so I caulked along the outside of the track. That just pushed the leak back to the point where the tile meets the shower tray. I'm a home-repair newbie, so any help I can get will be greatly appreciated.
 
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Old 07-26-17, 10:44 AM
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Pics would better help to see what your seeing....
 
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Old 07-27-17, 08:34 AM
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Old 07-27-17, 09:35 AM
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The pan probably needs to be redone.

Looks like the curb is shot, and I can only imaging what it looks like in the shower side.

I see no rubber membrane on the exposed wood.



Overall pic would help see the big picture.
 
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Old 07-27-17, 09:59 AM
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You will need to caulk where the lower base of the door frame meets the vertical frame. Area highlighted in you picture.

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LOL I could not make heads or tails of that picture oriantation... he he
 
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Sorry about the picture orientation! I'm not good with technology. Here are some more pictures. Also, I was wondering about that spot on the door frame, but I read on another website that it should be left open so water can drain from the door frame into the weep hole (which I never heard of before). I should have just started by coming to you guys.
 
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Old 07-27-17, 04:48 PM
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Oh its a regular shower pan..

Remove the door s and tracks. Clean all chaulk up, and recaulk and re install.

Looks like you have an issue with the grout on that one tile in the shower in that corner.

Fix the grout there with frame removed and the 1/4 round tile edge..
 
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Old 07-27-17, 06:07 PM
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Where the tile meets the shower pan, I see a void adjacent to the door track. The whole bottom of the shower where the tile meets the pan should be caulked. What happens is that most times they are just grouted, the grout cracks and water now has a way to get behind the tile. When the grout cracks behind the door track, you never see the escape route until damage becomes apparent. Water will seek its easiest way out which was over by your wall. Seal everything up and you should be fine.
 
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Sounds good. Thanks a lot!
 
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