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Old 08-29-2010, 05:28 PM   #1
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Shower / Tub Enclosure Questions??

This past week we experienced something in our new Wildwood TT that I'm not quite sure of how to deal with... When using the shower I noticed that water would drain off the enclosure walls to the tub edge, then follow the tub front edge around until it dropped to the floor. At first I thought we were not level but after checking we were very close to level... I now have two questions... In picture 1 below, the bottom edge of the enclosure is not caulked or sealed to the tub.. Is this normal or should it be caulked (I rather believe that it is not an issue as the enclosure must overlap some kind of lip on the tub but wanted to ask... Picture 2 shows the path that the water takes before it drops to the floor.. any ideas what can be done here? I apologize for the poor quality of the pictures..
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Old 08-29-2010, 06:49 PM   #2
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id caulk that up
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Old 08-29-2010, 06:57 PM   #3
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Others here have had that problem. I believe there are some plastic triangle shaped pieces you can find at Walmart, Home Depot or Bed, Bath and Beyond that have sticky tape made for the problem of water running off the edge of the tub.

Do not caulk the gap for the shower enclosure it is made to be that way. Ours is the same. On the floor pan (tub) there is a flange that runs up behind the surround by an inch or more, there is no way for water to get behind the tub.
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Old 08-29-2010, 11:20 PM   #4
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Just curious, but when the camper is level, is the tub level? We have had the same set up in our last two and I used them all of the time as well as our DGD and never had this problem. Just a thought.
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We have the same problem. In fact we're camping now and I just took a shower and noticed water running under the door and down the hall toward the bedroom. We've raised the tongue and the front jacks and that has helped some, but it hasn't solved the problem. It's my guess that the tub was not properly leveled during assembly.
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I have the same problem, so i ran a bead of silonce to channel the water, it seems to help, plusi lowered the shower curtain also
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Old 08-30-2010, 06:30 AM   #7
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As for caulking you are correct. There is a lip that the wall sections sit on/over. There is no need to caulk, it allows any moisture behind the pannels to drain.
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