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Old 03-07-2008, 10:01 AM   #1
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In my shower with tile floor, sealing around the drain opening went off. Could anybody tell me please what I should use to replace it?

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Do you know what the original sealing material was? If it was Plumbers putty, I would say you have something loosening up for it to escape. Silicone wouldn't go anywhere. Please take the time to find the cause before you attempt repairs. Check to see if the drain flange can be wiggled.
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I don't know the material of the seal. I will attach the picture soon.

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Thats silicone, not needed if the screws seen across from each other, hold the plate done in place.
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Like Ron said, that giant smear of silicone is not needed. The metal grate is purely decorative and does not need to be sealed. The waterproofing should have taken place between the pan liner and the clamping flange, now buried under the tile and mortar bed.
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Thank you so much for the peace of mind you gave to me.

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