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Insulating small bathroom in stone cottage

Discussion in 'Building' started by philgro64, 27 Apr 2015.

  1. philgro64

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    Hi,
    Looking for advice on insulating a small bathroom in a stone cottage. Bathroom has 2 external walls(2' stone) and one internal. I want to save as much space as possible but don't want it feeling like an ice box.
    The floor is concrete(2 levels approx 30mm difference). My questions are as follows;
    1. Insulating the concrete floor? what is the best method? Do I require to place a DPM on top of the concrete before insulating boards?Kingspan/ celotex or similar.

    2. The internal wall is a nice stone and would make a good feature. Would I be able to leave this as is?(can I treat this to allow for the moisture/condensation(would this effect the wall on the other side that will be insulated(Celotex/Plasterboard). This will be on a wall that will have shower spray.

    3. how best to insulate the 2 other walls without losing much space(room is approx 1500x 2500). Wood stud/metal stud? Dot and Dab?

    4. What heating would you recommend for this space(only option is electricity)

    Thanks in advance for any assistance.

    Phil
     
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    Anyone?
     
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    Any help would be appreciated
     
  5. 1. What do you plan on putting on top the of the insulation?

    2. No - not with running water from a shower

    3. Stud, vapour barrier and insulated plasterboard

    4. Ermm - electric heating ! (underfloor/convector/oil-filled towel rad/fan)
     
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    Thanks for your reply Newboy, will be putting floor tiles down.
     
  7. Ceramic?
     
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    Yes, ceramic.
     
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