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Well-sealed shower penetrations prevent water damage

Penetrations in shower linings should be waterproofed with a proprietary system or sealant to prevent water damage. This guidance provides information and diagrams to show how this can be done.

This information was confirmed as current in February 2016. It originally appeared in Codewords newsletters prior to January 2014.

  • Published on 1 December 2009
  • Of interest to Homeowners, Building consent authorities, Builders, Designers
  • 1st edition

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: