Handyman Question

I have a crack in my shower tray. can it be repaired or does the tray need replacing?

I have had a small crack, about 2 inches long,( looks like a hair lying in the shower tray) in the tray for a while but think it was just a surface crack. A wet patch on th living room ceiling tells me that it now goes all the way through. Is there anything I can buy to seal the crack or will the tray need replacing?

6 Answers

Best Answer

would really recommend replacing tray ..you will end up with a lot more problems if you dont, like having to replace your living room ceiling ..water running in to light sockets etc ..you can fill the crack but with constant use it will just reopen or split more..water is so damaging ..good luck

Answered 3rd May 2011


Member since 30 Sep 2008

hi hilary, dont mess about just replace the tray if the trays been leaking for a while the water leaking through may have damaged the wood below so best to change and check. shaun

Answered 3rd May 2011

P.R & C

Member since 4 Nov 2010

hi there are some sealants you can buy, but the problem is that it may not be a long term solution. best places to ask which ones are available would be your local plumbers merchant. hope this was helpful.

Answered 3rd May 2011


Member since 20 Jan 2009

hi put a new tray in as repairing it will not last better save then sorry

Answered 5th May 2011

the finishinh touch

Member since 21 Jan 2009

I would replace the shower tray, if you could repair it, how long would it last.

Answered 3rd May 2011


Member since 29 Oct 2008

Unfortunately you will need to replace as there is nothing you can do to fix the crack.
Also if you are still using the shower, just watch that the shower tray doesn't break any further and cut your feet.

Answered 3rd May 2011

Spot On Designs

Member since 4 May 2011

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