Burns Plumbing

Shower Repairs Sydney

Burns Plumbing offers specialised shower repair services in Sydney, catering to a variety of shower and bathroom repair needs. With a skilled team dedicated to delivering high-quality solutions, we ensure that every aspect of your shower repair, from waterproofing to tile and grout work, is handled with utmost professionalism and customer satisfaction in mind.

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Comprehensive Leaking Shower Repair Services

Our leaking shower repair service at Burns Plumbing is thorough and all-encompassing. We provide:

  • Advanced Leak Detection: Utilising the latest techniques to accurately find the source of leaks.
  • Tile and Grout Replacement: Including tile replacement and re-grouting, addressing damaged or missing grout issues.
  • Sealant Application: Applying durable sealants to prevent future leaks and maintain the integrity of your shower area.
  • Comprehensive Repairs and Waterproofing: Specialising in a full range of repairs and waterproofing to ensure a fully functional and leak-proof shower.

Identifying Common Causes of Shower Leaks

At Burns Plumbing, we understand the importance of accurately identifying the causes of shower leaks to provide effective and lasting repair solutions. Common causes include:

  • Degradation of Tile Grout and Sealant: Over time, grout and sealants can break down due to constant exposure to moisture and cleaning agents. This breakdown allows water to seep through, leading to leaks. Discoloured, cracked, or crumbling grout lines are often a clear sign of this issue.
  • Cracked or Damaged Tiles: Physical damage to shower tiles, whether from impact or gradual wear, can create pathways for water leakage. Even small cracks or chips in the shower tile can be problematic, especially if they are in the shower floor or lower sections of the wall.
  • Faulty Shower Floor and Drainage Design: Improperly installed or worn-out shower floors can lead to water pooling and subsequent leakage. Issues with the drainage system, such as a misaligned or blocked drain, can also cause water to accumulate and seep through the surrounding areas.
  • Shower Door Problems: In some cases, leaks may occur due to issues with the shower door or curtain. Poor sealing around the door or a curtain that doesn’t fully contain water can lead to leaks outside the shower area.
  • Plumbing Issues: Leaks can originate from faulty plumbing behind the walls, including loose connections, corroded pipes, or worn-out washers in the showerhead and faucet. These hidden leaks can be particularly challenging to detect without professional help.
  • Worn Shower Seals: Over time, the sealant around the shower tray and between tiles can deteriorate, allowing water to penetrate. This is often seen as dampness or mould growth in adjacent walls or floors.
  • Ineffective Waterproofing: In some cases, the waterproof membrane beneath the tiles may be compromised, either due to poor installation or damage over time. This can allow water to seep into the structure of the building, causing significant damage.

Effective Solutions for Leaking Shower Repair

At Burns Plumbing, we offer a variety of effective solutions to address leaking showers, ensuring each repair is tailored to the specific needs of your bathroom. Our strategies include:

  • Tile Rescue and Replacement: We assess damaged tiles within the shower area and provide tile replacement services. Whether it’s a few tiles or a complete overhaul, we ensure a seamless match with your existing tiles.
  • Shower Floor Repair: For leaks originating from the shower floor, we focus on both the tiles and the underlying layers, ensuring they are intact and properly sealed.
  • Advanced Leak Detection Test: Our skilled team conducts thorough leak detection tests to pinpoint the exact source of the leak, whether it’s from shower heads, the main drain, or hidden within the plumbing.
  • Repair Solution Tailoring: Depending on the extent of the damage, we may recommend a range of solutions, from simple sealant applications to more extensive bathroom and shower renovations.
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Shower Seal and Waterproofing Techniques

To effectively combat leakage and protect your shower area, Burns Plumbing employs advanced shower seal and waterproofing techniques:

  • Epoxy Grout Application: We use high-quality epoxy grout to fill grout lines, providing a durable, waterproof barrier that prevents future leaks.
  • Shower Area Sealant: Our team applies top-grade sealants around the shower area, especially focusing on potential weak points like the edges and junctions to ensure a watertight seal.
  • Waterproof Membrane Installation: We install or repair waterproof membranes beneath the shower tiles, an essential step in preventing water from penetrating into the structural elements of your home.

Expert Re-Grouting Services for Shower Tiles

At Burns Plumbing, we specialise in expert re-grouting services, essential for fixing leaks caused by old or damaged grout. Our process includes matching the new grout to your existing colour, effectively eliminating mould-related stains and odours. Our skilled team ensures detailed, quality workmanship, rejuvenating your shower’s appearance and using durable materials for long-term results. Committed to customer satisfaction, we provide top-quality shower repair services across Sydney.

Choosing the Right Grout Guy to Fix Your Leaking Shower

Our Proven Process: From Detection to Repair

The repair process begins with a thorough inspection of your bathroom or shower. Our team assesses the area to identify any signs of a leaking shower. This step is crucial to determine the extent of the issue and the best course of action for repair.

Pinpointing the source of the leak is essential to effectively fix a leaking shower. We use advanced techniques and tools to identify whether the leakage is due to faulty tile grout, sealant issues, or other underlying problems within the shower area.

Once we identify the leakage source, we evaluate the extent of the damage. Our professional team then devises a tailored repair plan to address your specific shower repair needs efficiently. This plan includes details on tile grout replacement, shower waterproofing, and any necessary renovations.

Our skilled technicians carry out the repair work with top-quality materials and attention to detail. Whether it involves grout colour matching, tile replacement, or waterproofing, we ensure that our high quality service extends beyond just the repair process, focusing on enhancing the overall integrity and appearance of your shower.

Post-repair, we conduct a final inspection to ensure the highest quality standards are met. Our commitment to top-quality leaking shower repair services is evident in our meticulous approach to ensuring that every aspect of the repair is perfect, minimising the likelihood of future costly repairs.

DIY Tips: Preventing Shower Leaks

To maintain the integrity of your bathroom and shower, consider these DIY tips to prevent common leaks:

  • Regular Check on Tile and Grout: Inspect the tile grout and sealant within the shower area routinely. Look for any cracks or gaps in the grout lines or where the tiles meet the shower floor.
  • Sealant Refresh: Apply fresh sealant periodically to any areas where it may have worn away, particularly around the shower floor and other critical junctions.
  • Monitor for Early Signs: Be vigilant for signs of a leaking shower, such as damp spots on adjacent walls or floors, or a musty smell in the bathroom.
  • Grout Line Maintenance: If you notice grout deterioration, consider a tile grout replacement to ensure no water seeps through. Keeping the grout lines intact is crucial for a leak-free shower.
  • Waterproofing Check: Periodically verify the effectiveness of shower waterproofing. This is especially important in older bathrooms where waterproofing may have degraded over time.

By following these simple maintenance tips, you can extend the life of your bathroom and shower, avoiding costly repairs and the need for tile rescue or complete tile and grout replacement.

Emergency Shower Repair Services in Sydney

In need of emergency shower repair services in Sydney? Burns Plumbing is here to help 24/7. Our experienced team specialises in fast and effective solutions for your leaking shower repair service needs. Whether it’s a sudden leakage, broken tiles, or a failed waterproofing system, we have the expertise and tools to fix your leaking shower promptly.

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What Our Customers Have to Say

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Burns Plumbing are excellent.It was a difficult job that they undertook, (a collapsed boundary trap) and they fixed it promptly, without any problems.All of the staff were very professional, thorough, courteous, reliable and hard working.I have very high standards and Burns Plumbing delivered.I highly recommend Burns Plumbing.Debra Trainor
Response from the owner: Thank you so much, Debra! We're thrilled to hear that we met your high standards and delivered on the difficult job promptly. Our team is dedicated to providing professional and reliable service. If you ever need any more plumbing work done, remember we're always here to help. Just reach out to Burns Plumbing.----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia
I contacted Burns Plumbing as my employee had a mishap and hit a tap with the ride on lawn mower. Water was gushing out from the multi story complex. I was told by the lovely receptionist, someone will be out in a hour. The Burns Plumbing utility showed up in fifteen minutes. I joked with the plumbers about they are quicker than some emergency services attending. The plumbers did a awesome job fixing the tap too!
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for sharing your experience, Emmanuel John Azzopardi! We are thrilled to hear that our team was able to respond promptly and efficiently to help with the tap mishap. If you ever need any more plumbing assistance, feel free to reach out. We're always here to help!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia
Had a great experience with Jamie from Burns Plumbing. After receiving an outrageous quote from another local plumber, Burns Plumbing came around same day and fixed my sink quickly, for a fraction of the price!
Response from the owner: Hi Paul, thank you so much for your kind words! We're thrilled to hear that Jamie was able to help you out at a more reasonable price. If you ever need any more plumbing work done, don't hesitate to reach out. We're always here to help!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia
Danny was amazing. Quickly identified the problem, got to work neatly cutting where he needed to , fixed my leaking pipe and cleaned up afterwards. Even my dog loved him ! Top marks guys
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for the kind words, Mark! We're thrilled to hear that Danny provided top-notch service, and it's great to hear that even your dog loved him! If you ever need assistance with plumbing work again, don't hesitate to reach out. We're always here to help. Contact Burns Plumbing for any future plumbing needs.----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia
Had a blocked sewer. The guys came out, were thorough and professional. Happy with the service
Response from the owner: Hi Nick! Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We're glad to hear that you were happy with the thorough and professional service provided. If you ever need help with anything else, feel free to reach out. We're always here to assist you with your plumbing needs. Thank you for choosing Burns Plumbing!----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia
Danny diagnosed and unblocked the sewer line. Fast, professional, and helpful in explaining what he had to do and the existing problems with the line that caused the blockage to begin with. Great service.
Response from the owner: Hi Michael, thank you so much for your kind words about our service! We're glad Danny was able to help with unblocking your sewer line and provide you with a clear explanation. If you ever need more plumbing assistance, feel free to reach out to us anytime. Take care! - The Burns Plumbing Team----------------------------Jamie BurnsBurns Plumbinghttps://www.jrburnsplumbing.com.au/76 Bay St, Croydon, NSW, 2132, Australia
Danny had a challenge to fit my new bathroom sink. He did a great job.
Response from the owner: Thank you for your 5-star rating, Robyn! We strive to keep improving our services and your support helps us on that path. If there is anything specifically you liked or believe we could work on, please let us know.
Danny was a great help coming in clutch after a previous plumber blocked the drain accidentally during his repair. Successfully unblocked drain! Would recommend
Highly praise JB Plumbing and all staff.I had a hot water issue regarding the water temperature gradually getting colder over the day.Main clue was seeing the last red digit of the water meter slowly and continuously turning around,with all taps shut.l rang the office midday Monday and met Che about one and a half hours later on a mission to find a potential leak somewhere!?Che used an infrared device/camera and discovered a leak-regrettably,in the corner bathroom,beneath the concrete slab.Best plan was to totally repipe all hot water outlets.Fortunately,the tank was at the rear,near all the fixtures(bathroom,kitchen,etc).We decided to conceal pipes where possible and others would be externally fixed-a good compromise,saving time and money.Early next morning,Tuesday,Che,Alex and Cody arrived and had the job finished that afternoon,with just a little tidying up for Wednesday.What an effort-all done within 48 hours,from phone call to finish !! Great team spirit-courteous,professional and understanding.A job like this wasn’t cheap,but l thought the price was reasonable and fair,considering all the work that went into it.Highly recommend.Joe,Ashfield,Sydney,late March 2024.
Great work! Very helpful and good service! The guy asked me to give a good review but couldn’t from the scanner so came here to give review
Needed to get quite an old toilet repaired, and was shown three options - and ended up just getting the whole toilet suite replaced. Che was amazing to deal with, and incredibly professional throughout the whole process. Walked me through the difference in each option and never felt pressured at all. Would definitely deal with the team at Burns Plumbing again!
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Contact Us for Professional Shower Leak Repairs

For expert shower leak repairs, contact Burns Plumbing at (02) 9072 1165. Our skilled team excels in tile grout replacement, shower waterproofing, and comprehensive bathroom repairs, ensuring quality and satisfaction. Reach out today for reliable and professional shower repair services in Sydney.

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