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Old 03-10-2009, 01:54 PM   #1
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My moms bathroom has a 1 peice shower stall. She noticed a small crack on the base of the shower. I ran water for 20 minutes and put weight in the area of the crack and I couldn't see any leaks from below. Is there any way to patch this and have it hold up or is my only option to rip it out and redo everything? She is on a tight budget, lost her job recently so I am hoping that there is some kind of clear epoxy that can seal this hairline crack since it's not leaking but I also don't want to do a "hack" job and have it start leaking in a month. Thanks for any help with this.

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yes it can be fixed with resin and match the existing surface. Check out this site http://www.getagripinc.com/products/fiberglass.php

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Thanks Bob, have you used that stuff before? How hard is it to use? Thanks again
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similar to patching your car or boat. So if you have not experience with these you may find someone to help.
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I have done some custom fiberglass on some show car stereos a few years back. Do you have to sand this? From what I read it comes with the color in the resin? When I did fiberglass we laid mat and then mixed the resin and soaked the mat and then sanded when it dries and then used filler to smooth it and then painted it. How does this system work, from what I got you pretty much just mix the resin and spread it on? Thanks
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that is about it, but sanding smooth to match finish may be needed depending on your existing finish.

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