Bathroom Handyman Tips

Boxing-in pipes If the pipes protrude less than 50mm from the wall, the sides of the boxing can be made from 50 x 25mm timber fixed to timber blocks, which in turn are fixed to the wall using wallplugs and screws. Then screw a chipboard or plywood cover to the side pieces. If the pipes … Read more

Bathroom Improvement Ideas

The mood of the bathroom has changed dramatically over the last 25 years, more so than any other area in the whole house. It’s far less clinical now, perhaps reflecting our less puritanical attitudes to our bodies. FITTINGS The basic British standard bath is 1.65 m x 75 cm x approx. 50 cm high (5ft … Read more

Designing A Bathroom

A sybaritic bathroom, complete with sunken bath, marble surrounds and lounging area, is neither within the means nor to the taste of most people. On the other hand, a coldly cramped bathroom with minimum facilities can cause mounting tension over the years, especially where there is a growing family or elderly grandparents as well as … Read more