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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2008 7:37 pm 
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hi guys i am new so thanks everyone i have been reading this forum for 3 months :-)

My builder is doing our new bathroom with new tiles etc... i have a good extractor fan (and window) but i am concerned that some family houses i see mould on the grout and shower areas. Do you think its wise me asking the builder put on Unibond Anti-Mould Shower & Bathroom sealant to the tile work too? or will i be ok as i do have a good xpelair fan (50L/per sec extraction rate)

any advice guys? will i be wasting my money as it will not make much difference??


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U supply it then.............. :thumbright:


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I'd definately specify the anti mould stuff, even with an extractor.

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Builders would generally use the bog standard crappy silicon. No pun intended.

You need Sanitary grade silicon..................If you want to be sure..........you supply it :thumbright:


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thanks guys i will get the unibond stuff its on offer in screwfix. I THOUGHT i be ok with just a window and extactor fan but thanks for all your real-world experience's as it MAY save me the horrible stains/mould on grout u see in bathrooms

Thanks guys :thumbright: :thumbright:


bugger i thought i could persuade the plumber to use the good stuff and he said "u supply it" why dnt they just use the good stuff from the start! i guess plumbers price ur job according to their Materials they want to use any flashy expensive i have to suppply :shock:


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just wondering guys whats the best one for me to give to the builder/plumber?

i was thinking :

Unibond Anti-Mould Shower & Bathroom 310ml in a gun

or Unibond Anti Mould Ready Mixed Shower & Bathroom Grout??

or

Unibond Anti-Mould Waterproof Adhesive & Grout

i am confused which to buy :help:


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Just don't get the adhesive and grout combined as it is not normally as good :wink:

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BAL Microseal


A unique, high performance, waterproof and mould-resistant silicone sealant especially formulated with built in Microban® antibacterial protection, to inhibit the growth of black mould and bacteria, such as Listeria, Salmonella and E-Coli. For interior and exterior use. Bonds to glass, ceramic, acrylic, fibreglass and glazed or painted surfaces.



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guys if its possible what is the usual steps when u put a sealant on the bathroom tiles? (i am suspocious how my new tiler knows how to put the stuff on) he seems to only have adhesive and grout in his tools to do the job) anyone show the correct steps?


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mstar wrote:
guys if its possible what is the usual steps when u put a sealant on the bathroom tiles? (i am suspocious how my new tiler knows how to put the stuff on) he seems to only have adhesive and grout in his tools to do the job) anyone show the correct steps?


Silicon goes on 5 minute before you get paid...........well for me anyway.

Its the very last job to do when ALL the tiling is finished, Grouted, and polished off :thumbright:

Then tools in the van...........

Then silicon.............

Then get paid..........

Then bugger off :thumbright: :wink:


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