How to make a quality bathroom renovation -Repairs in the bathroom requires special treatment. After all, we have to solve several problems at once. First, create a beautiful and modern appearance. Secondly, to ensure maximum safety. Third, take care of reliable and durable and plumbing equipment.
Selecting appropriate materials, keep in mind that they will be exposed to constant moisture. Before buying check with experts and relevant characteristics guarantee.
how to begin repairs in the bathroom?
First we have a preconditioned room. Remove the old plumbing, water pipes and sewers. Remove the floor covering, ceiling, walls. This stage ends with garbage disposal.
When you are ready, proceed to the main part. First you need to perform plumbing and electrical work.
You need to decide which will be the bathroom, toilet, sink and make a new layout: sum pipe hot and cold water supply and sanitation to the necessary places.
By the way, when laying polypropylene tubes is recommended to use solder connection joints. This will reduce the chance of leakage during continuous operation as metal and plastic clamping connection is not so reliable.
Now for the mains wiring. The bathroom is only permitted to use concealed wiring.
Decide on the number of switches and sockets, their locations, wires. Electrician professionals recommend taking only whole pieces of wire and eliminate compounds on the walls. Best to use a three-wire copper cable cross-section is less than 2.5 mm.
It is recommended to conduct a separate line for the bathroom and equip its Emergency circuit breakers or RCD. It is also necessary to take care of grounding. Remember that is strictly forbidden to use ground heating radiators and pipes!
If you have no experience with wiring, consult a specialist. After all, how well done the wiring depends on the safety of its operation.
Next mounted box that hides risers and pipes.
Then go to leveling walls and ceiling. For this purpose, use cement-based solutions (they retain their properties under high humidity). Work can facilitate the use of water-resistant gypsum fiber board.
The next stage – waterproofing under floor bathroom. Use dry hydrophobic compounds, waterproofing mastic or special impregnation for concrete.
Install bathroom waterproofing spend the rest of the floor. At this stage, if desired mounted system “warm floor”.
Proceed to the installation of wall tiles (except the bottom row). It is important to fill all the voids underneath.
Puts the tiles on the floor, fill the bottom row on the walls overwritten seams.
Produce ceiling finishing. Decorative plastic plates, suspended or ceilings – a lot of options. The main thing is that the materials that you use, was resistant to moisture.
At the final stage set faucets, plumbing. In the bathroom is recommended to equip special exhaust fan. He will quickly pull the excess moisture, which greatly extend the life of all materials.
At the end of the repair in the bathroom to seal the joint between the tub and the wall.