A Wet Room Installers can transform your bathroom into a luxurious space. It eliminates the need for shower cubicles and allows you to install a wider range of floor tiles, as well as adding a heated tiled flooring. A wetroom can also be adapted for wheelchair access and you can choose from a variety of safety features.
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But it’s a project best left to the professionals as there are a number of key tasks including drainage and tanking (waterproofing) that require attention to detail. This is especially important as wet rooms are more prone to leaks than other types of bathroom renovations.
A good wetroom installer will ensure your wet room is fully waterproofed, preventing water damage to your home. They will mark out the position of the wetroom tray on the floorboards, using nails and screws as a guide, and then carefully remove the existing flooring and waste hole to make way for a waterproof and slip-resistant floor.
It’s important to use the right kind of adhesive and grout when tiling your wetroom as different tiles and subfloors need a different type of adhesive and grout. Getting this right can help prevent bacteria build up and make cleaning your wetroom easier.
Installing a wetroom is an excellent way to adapt your home but be careful not to remove the bath as this may affect your resale value. It’s also a good idea to only convert one of your bathrooms into a wetroom and if possible, keep the bath in the other room as most buyers will want at least one bath.