Once every few years, each person strives to make home repairs, repairs affect all premises in the house, so does the bathroom ... There is a bathroom in every apartment and in almost every house and, like any room, sometimes requires repair. So, you can do the repair of the bath in the house with your own hands and then we will talk about it.
There is a bathroom renovation there are many reasons, for example, the plumbing equipment has failed, the tiles have moved away, the old bathroom has lost its integrity or its aesthetic appearance. You just wanted to change something and make your dream bath.
As a rule, the replacement of something in the interior entails the repair (cosmetic or major) of the entire room. But whatever you want to make repairs, if you do it yourself, you will save a lot.
Bathtub is a room in which the temperature is constantly changing, as well as in this room there is always high humidity, so you need to choose only high-quality materials for it.
We also install new sockets.
Having approximately decided on the amount that you are ready to spend on finishing materials and plumbing, we must not forget about the calculation of consumables. And sometimes this figure can surprise you unpleasantly, because it can be more than expected.
In order not to make a mistake, it is necessary to make calculations of all materials and enter the data into the project, only in this case you will know the exact cost of the repair.
In order to understand how many tiles you need to draw a special scheme, indicate each wall in individually and according to the perimeter indicators, draw a grid with the dimensions of the tiles.
And do not forget that when cutting or gluing tiles, some of them may be damaged. Therefore, the tiles are bought with a small margin. The materials for the floor and ceiling are also counted.
To find out the cost of plumbing, furniture and other materials, you can use the online store or specialized stores.
Before any repairs begin, preparatory work is always carried out:
Cast iron pipes, as a rule, dismantled and replaced with polypropylene. It will also be necessary to make a water connection to the washing machine, shower, sink, toilet.
To make PVC pipes, you need a special soldering iron to connect the pipes. Some home improvement stores rent these fixtures.
In order for the water to drain well, the sewer pipes should be installed
as low as possible and therefore for some showers you will have to make a podium.
So that the pipes do not spoil the aesthetic appearance of the bathroom, they should be somehow disguised. To do this, you may need to gouge the walls or build a drywall box.
For the equipment of sockets, switches and lamps, it is necessary to mount the cable, having previously drawn up a diagram.
Ventilation shafts, as a rule, are not touched, but only the grill is changed so that it fits the future bathroom interior.
When installing a warm floor, the screed technology will look like a pie, in the middle of which there will be a heating system.
For thermal insulation of the bathroom floor, it is best to use foam or polystyrene foam. But most often in modern renovation they use a warm floor system. Underfloor heating systems are water, film, electric. These systems can influence the microclimate in the bathroom.
Bath room traditionally trimmed with tiles, but you can trim the bath with a cheaper material, namely, use plastic panels for wall decoration.
Also, walls in the bathroom can be finished with decorative plaster, because modern decorative plaster carries humid air.
For ceiling decoration use drywall, stretch and slatted ceiling.The ceiling should be similar in design to the wall design.
The ceiling can also be finished with plastic panels. Very interesting multi-level ceilings can be created from drywall.
After all finishing work has been completed, you can install a bathtub, connect plumbing, install furniture.
Repairing a bathroom on your own is a complicated matter and requires some specific skills, but it's still an interesting and informative business.
Of course, using the services of professionals, you will make your task a little easier, but you will lose financially.
It is up to you to make repairs with your own hands or use the services of specialists.
We hope this article was helpful.
We wish you good luck and patience!
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