Whether you want to adapt to the newest trends, save time or space, converting a bathtub to a shower in your London home is the solution. However, this can be achieved only in certain conditions. So, how can it be done? Our plumbers in London provide a few answers below.
Advice on removing the old bathtub from our plumber in London
Obviously, it all starts with removing the old bathtub. This is quite a complex procedure, requiring a plumbing services professional in London to undertake it. If the bathtub is made of cast iron, it will require more persons to carry it out. And, instead of throwing it to old irons, consider reselling it if it is in a good condition. During this removal, the plumber in London will also take care of the following tasks:
• Verify the subfloor and framing for any signs of mildew, mold or rot and effectuate the necessary repairs if needed;
• Make an evaluation of the current pipes and replace any if required;
• Ensure that the shower valve is in proper state. Now it would be the ideal time to update the valve which controls the water volume and temperature.
Build the new shower in London
It is another job that is taken care of by professionals when converting a bathtub to a shower in London. They can advise you on the best space usage in your bathroom and present you with the options available for your own needs and conditions. It is important to consider aspects like:
• Water drainage system;
• Preventing water spills;
• Choosing the right door to fit your own bathroom space.
What other shower additions can plumbers near me provide?
Depending on the available space and your own desires, there can be other shower additions installed, like lightning, shelves, a window or a bench. Let your emergency plumber in London know what your preference are and they will come up with the optimum solutions. Obviously, all these additions will have to be waterproofed, with special attention being paid to just around any window.
We can provide you with the most modern bathtub to shower conversion in London a quick, reliable and cost-effective manner. Please get in touch with our plumbers in London for if you decided you need type of service, or for any other plumbing issue you might have in your home.
We also invite to address to our team in the case in which you need to replumb a house your to replumb a room (in most cases, this refers to the kitchen or the bathroom).
If you need to repipe only a room, the cost can be of around GBP 2,000, while if you need this procedure for an entire property, the price can easily go above GBP 10,000. Please mind that the repipe of a room can take approximately 1 week.
Our plumber in Ilford can help you in the process or repiping an entire property. You can address to our team if you need information on the types of pipes that you should choose, what are the benefits and the disadvantages of each pipe type, etc.
For instance, PVC pipes are expected to last at least 25 years, while the steel pipes can last minimum 80 years, covering the needs of 2-3 generations of people.