How to seal a bath:
How to seal a bath:
If the sealant around your bathtub is starting to lift or go mouldy, it’s time to replace it! Knowing how to seal a bath and sink will help save a lot of time and money! If left untreated, moisture will seep into your walls making the problem even worse. So, don’t wait! Our bathroom sealing tips will have you re-sealing your tub in no time!
Replacing the seal around your bath is easy with the right tools. Doing it right the first time ensures your home is protected for years to come. Here are the tools you need for replacing sealant around a bathtub.
To complete the job, you will need the following:
With so many choices on the market, it can be difficult to tell what tools are best for the job. Picking the right sealant is important for meeting the needs of your home, so here are some things to consider to help you choose.
UniBond Anti-Mould Sealant has been specifically formulated to create a flexible, long-lasting seal that is resistant to mould and mildew. With regular cleaning, this sealant will last for years to come.
If mould is a big issue in your home, then we recommend our star product, Unibond Triple Protection Anti-Mould Sealant. It is a strong, waterproof, and durable sealant which is ideal for all your sanitary sealing needs in warm and humid environments such as bathrooms and kitchens
If you’re pressed for time and need a quick and reliable fix, turn to Unibond Speed Seal Sealant. This sealant boasts the fastest sealing time, and allows for water contact after just an hour of drying.
Removing the old materials is the first step in creating a new seal. Here’s how to remove old sealant from the bathtub.
Take care not to over trim the application nozzle! You can always cut more, but not less, so be conservative and test it out until you get the right sized grout stream.
Once the drying time has passed, it’s safe to use your sparkling new bathtub! If your application was a little messy and grout made it into unwanted places, no problem! Dip a rag in methylated spirit and give it a wipe to loosen the material, and use a plastic scraper to work it off.