Grout and sealant around bath?

We've just moved house and the seal around the bath is knackered, causing the water from the shower to leak into the kitchen below. I removed the sealant strip to find the grout below was cracked/mouldy/crumbling so have begun removing it. However it looks like the grout below the shower end of the bath has been replaced before as there's another layer of sealant underneath it.

My question is - what's the correct way to fix this once I've got everything out and given it a clean? Grout, then sealant? Just sealant? Or sealant, grout, sealant?

Any tips on ensuring it's squeaky clean before I start applying this would be ace too. Thanks in advance

Asked by Nicola on 11th May 2021
Expert Trade Answers
"You would always need silicone between the bath and the wall because of movement."
Answered on 12th Oct 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
"Depends how deep the space is? Would recommend you remove all grout and sealant clean area, apply a filler to build up to level with bath. Then apply adhesive to put back tiles, then grout then finish with sealant."
Answered on 11th May 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"Get some silicone remover this eats silicone and basically start from scratch get the old out then re grout leaving it a day then mastic back over it"
Answered on 11th May 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report
"Either remove all grout and silicon and regroup and seal or retile and regrout"
Answered on 11th May 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
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