Shower & Bath Sealants(6 Products)
Looking for a sealant that will stand up to the constant barrage of water and soap suds in your bathroom? Look no further than bath and shower sealants. These sanitary silicone products are designed to protect areas such as bathrooms and showers, where condensation is high. Additionally, these specialised materials come equipped with anti-fungal agents that ward off mildew buildup, making them the perfect choice for sealing your shower screens and doors.Find Out More About Our Types of Shower & Bath Sealants
What Are Shower & Bath Sealants?
Shower sealant/bath sealant is a mould-resistant solution specifically designed to inhibit mould growth and prevent water damage in high-moisture areas.
While shower and bath sealants are specified as such, ideally you will want to apply sealant around sanitaryware including baths, sinks and shower trays.
Getting your hands on the best bathroom sealant is a crucial preventative measure to ensure your bathroom remains as sanitary a room as it was intended.
Explore our full range of adhesives and silicone sealants and discover a host of products that provide excellent adhesion to most building materials.
The Benefits Of Using Shower & Bathroom Sealants
- Prevent water damage: Shower and bathroom sealants create a watertight barrier that prevents water from seeping into cracks and gaps, which can cause mould, mildew, and other types of water damage.
- Improve hygiene: Mould resistant sealant helps to keep your bathroom clean and hygienic by preventing the buildup of bacteria and germs in hard-to-reach areas.
- Enhance aesthetics: With a range of colours to choose from, you can find a sealant that complements your bathroom décor and enhances the overall look of your bathroom.
- Extend lifespan: By preventing water damage and other types of wear and tear, sealants can help to extend the lifespan of your bathroom and shower areas.
Applying Shower & Bath Sealants
Shower and bath sealants are typically applied using a caulking gun, otherwise known as a sealant gun, and are made from materials such as silicone or acrylic.
The purpose of shower and bath sealants is to prevent water from seeping into the gaps and cracks around your fixtures, which can lead to mould, mildew, and water damage.
By sealing these areas with anti-mould sealants, you can keep your bathroom looking and functioning great for years to come.
Frequently Asked Shower & Bath Sealants Questions
What Colour Are Shower & Bath Sealants?
Typically, standard silicone sealant will be either white or clear, although there are a variety of other colours on offer from grey-white to sandstone, ensuring you can complement the colour scheme of your bathroom.
What Are Silicone Sealants Used For?
Silicone sealants are commonly used for sealing gaps and joints in various materials to prevent the passage of liquids, gases, or other substances. They are often used in construction and automotive industries for sealing window frames, bathroom appliances, doors, and automotive parts.
What Are The Benefits Of Using Silicone Sealants?
Silicone sealants offer a variety of benefits such as flexibility, durability, and resistance to extreme temperatures and weather conditions. They are also easy to apply and offer a long-lasting seal.
Can Silicone Sealants Be Painted Over?
Yes, silicone sealants can be painted over once they have fully cured. It is important to ensure that the sealant is completely dry and free from any contaminants before painting.
Are Silicone Sealants Waterproof?
Yes, silicone sealants are waterproof and can be used in areas that are exposed to water, such as bathrooms and kitchens.
How Long Does It Take For Silicone Sealant To Dry?
The drying time of silicone sealant can vary depending on the formulation and conditions in which it is applied. Typically, it can take between 24 and 48 hours for silicone sealant to fully cure.
That being said, certain brands such as Evostik manufacture sealants that are tack free in under one hour! This adhesive timeframe, however, will always be specified on the packaging and should not be expected from other products, unless stated.
Can Silicone Sealants Be Used On All Surfaces?
No, silicone sealants are not suitable for all surfaces. It is important to check the manufacturer's instructions to ensure that the sealant is compatible with the surface you plan to use it on. To find the best sealant for your project please refer to the datasheets on each product page.
How Do You Remove Silicone Sealant?
Silicone sealant can be removed using a silicone sealant remover or a scraper tool. It is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and take proper safety precautions when removing silicone sealant.