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En-suite in new loft conversion

Discussion in 'Your Projects' started by datadiyer, 16 May 2020.

  1. datadiyer

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    Hi all,
    A few pics of En-suite of loft conversion recently had done. I caught a very good chippie in between jobs and we agreed
    for him to do all structural work and to get it watertight, great job he did too. Anyway, sorting the interior myself and now tackling En-suite.
     

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    More pics, I would set them in order but they are scattered everywhere on phone and tablet!
     

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    1400 x 900 shower to fit also, that'll be a daunting task!
     
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    I will post pics of Loft conversion also in time, I will have to sort them out tho into some form of order.
     
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    Small progress.. Screwed a couple more hardiebackers in. A tip I learned while doing this was to drill pilot hole with masonry bit... You then get more chance of getting the screw straight if you're an amateur like me...
     

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    P. S I didn't do the plumbing myself so can't take credit for that. I did do the sink waste tho
     
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    Slow progress... Screwed down the shower tray base... Off to get some 12 or 18mm ply tomorrow.
     

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    Making some good progress there mate. I remember putting our shower tray in which was a similar size and enclosed on 3 sides by walls in our bathroom - proper heavy going to lift it in and lay it flat on the mortar base in one go!
     
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    Nice work :)
     
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    Did your "plumber" check the joist?.

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    I really don't think so. How can a notch this big be chipped out of a supporting joist....its beyond me and I'm no chippy or plumber. The chippy who did the conversion was horrified when he saw this, and said if building control came knocking, don't let them in. to see this He advised me to get a lump of supporting steel, 10mm thick and 2m long with lots of screw holes and to screw it to f#$& out of it under the notch. ...which I did...seems solid enough now. I won't be calling my plumber back tho to fit my en-suite! I'd be on the disasters section of this forum!
     
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    A tip for all. If your plumber turns up with an axe don't let him in. So glad it was noticed before finishing.
     
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    Plumbers normally use a chainsaw.
     
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    Its so scary what some people will do just to get a job finished. He could of mentioned it before cutting.
     
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    Even scarier is that the waste outlet only just wedges into the big gouge he took out! Double botch!
     
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