White services cabinet for recessing into stud wall.

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  1. shagster

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    Hi,

    I've decided it's time to fit some isolation to my shower. The job is straightforward: Cut through the plasterboard in a stud wall to get to the back of the shower, cut the pipes, fit isolators. The only problem is how to finish the wall once I'm done.

    I'm looking for a white cabinet, that can recess into an opening in the plasterboard, that comes with the right fixings, and a door with a basic lock that will stop the kids fiddling with the valves as I know they will, and a flange that will hide the nonsense I'm going to make of the plasterboard edge.

    Does such a thing exist, and who would supply it?

    Many thanks!
    S.
     
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    Not really seen anything like that.

    I'd cut out a square of board large enough to get to the pipework, do the valve fitting, then replace with a new piece of board. Then drill 2 x 15mm holes or one rectangular hole in line with the valves that will allow a decent sized screwdriver in, then just pop in a rectangular or a couple of round plastic insert covers, should leave it largely invisible.
     
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    If the pipes come down from the ceiling then hang a framed picture over the panel.
     
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    I would use one of the access panels which Jeff has linked you to.

    Tony
     
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    Why would it make any difference which direction the pipes come from within the wall?
     
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    I suppose you could hang a picture at knee height :sick:
     
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