wetroom

A shower is a place in which a person bathes under a spray of typically warm or hot water. Indoors, there is a drain in the floor. Most showers have temperature, spray pressure and adjustable showerhead nozzle. The simplest showers have a swivelling nozzle aiming down on the user, while more complex showers have a showerhead connected to a hose that has a mounting bracket. This allows the showerer to hold the showerhead by hand to spray the water at different parts of their body. A shower can be installed in a small shower stall or bathtub with a plastic shower curtain or door. Showering is common in Western culture due to the efficiency of using it compared with a bathtub. Its use in hygiene is, therefore, common practice.

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  1. nick9one1

    how to lay out tiles in wetroom form

    Hi, I'm tiling the floor of a wetroom and would like some advice on the best way to lay the tile. I plan to use 300mm x 600mm tiles, and there is a 800x1100 wet room form installed with a 300mm linear drain. Because the wide of the form has been trimmed, it doesn't exactly match the tile...
  2. J

    Should I tank rendered brick walls for wet room

    Hi, I am installing a shower/wet room in an upstairs on suite. Shower tray will be installed and three walls tiled to form the shower area. All the walls are rendered/plastered brick. The floor is hardwood boarded with a 6mm OSB overlay. Do I need to tank the walls and floor with it being a...
  3. djkprojects

    Plywood for Wetroom subfloor

    Hello guys, I'll be converting one of my upstairs bedrooms into an en-suite/wetroom and I want to replace th existing floorboards with plywood but struggling to figure out which type I need. I understand that it should be hardwood plywood which is at least EN 636-2 and EN314-2 Class 2 compliant...
  4. N

    Views on Epoxy or Bal Micromax 2 grout?

    On the final stretch of this lengthy project and would love to hear your views on Flexible cementious or Epoxy grout for wetroom floor with ply substrate, backer board, electric underfloor heat, under screed. Porcelain mosaic 55mm hexagons, 23mm square, 3mm joints, 6mm deep! Would love to know...
  5. N

    Electric UFH Really stuck! Underfloor heating Q in wetroom!

    I am sure someone will know a good practice solution. We started a wetroom last year and then fracture my wrist badly so it's been left in a state of limbo. We have removed the temporary fixed loo, bath and sink to continue and have children so need to sort a way forward quickly. Builder had put...
  6. H

    Do all wetroom tray need envelope cuts?

    Do all wetroom trays require envelope cuts? What is the largest size tile that doesnt require envelope cutting? So i just dry set out my tiles ready to mark up for the an envelope cut and i am wondering if i even need todo it. Would be nice to avoid all those extra lines
  7. D

    Wetroom - Wall Tile Up To Glass Partition

    Hi all, This forum has been a wealth of knowledge for me while i tackled our new build. A quick question please regarding wetroom wall tiles and a glass partition. Where the wall tile meets the glass partition (tile will finish here and not go beyond the glass), do i finish the edge of the...
  8. S

    Fixing botched tile job in a wetroom, need advice

    Need some advice on a wetroom repair. Tiler installed the tile trim too close to all the edges of the door frame, only discovered this when i went to rehang the door, the hinges cant go flush to the frame and couldnt even put the strike plate back on theres no room at all. Ive removed the trim...
  9. GaryMo

    Grout Which wetroom grout?

    Hi, I'm new to the forum and a DIY tiler. I'm working on my wetroom, 3m x 3m box, wall and floors fully tiled. I've put Aquaseal tanking on the walls and impey waterguard tanking on the floor and over shower former (impey as well). I've used Setaflex adhesive. It should be 100% solid...
  10. M

    Should I tank this area in my wetroom?

    Hi, all I have just finished my wetroom and tanked all areas, to my understanding because this is a wetroom, therefore, all areas should be tanked. However, I have created a large concrete step that is spirit levelled and my worry is if I tank this area then should any water ingress via...
  11. M

    Do i tank this area of my wetroom?

    Hi, all I have just finished my wetroom and tanked all areas, to my understanding because this is a wetroom, therefore, all areas should be tanked. However, I have created a large concrete step that is spirit levelled and my worry is if I tank this area then should any water ingress via...
  12. scottmcgaw5

    Creating a slope in a wetroom

    Hi all, have tiled small areas before but trying to create a wetroom.. I have read a lot of tips etc on here so far. I am creating a bench within an enclosure which I want to create a steam room in. Floor to ceiling glass, and I plan to put an long drain butted against the wall under the...
  13. fatmcgav

    Loft ensuite wetroom questions

    Hey there, We're currently in the planning stages of our dormer loft conversion project which will form a new master bedroom and ensuite. Ensuite is looking to be about 1.8m wide by 2.6m long, with the shower running width ways on the external wall. Currently, I'm planning on using an...
  14. M

    Installing a wetroom at home

    Appreciate all of the tiling advice on this forum. I completed a successful wetroom for the family bathroom. Just starting the ensuite shower room which will also be a wetroom.
  15. macten

    Pictures Terrazzo wetroom

    First time using the Impey 2 way linear tray and cut my teeth on it with 20mm Terrazzo. Here's a pic diary of the job. May help others using this system. I had lots of questions and searched on here to find others with the same questions but no answers.
  16. macten

    Pictures Been a couple of years since I did a wetroom then 2 come along at once

    First time using Impey Easydec tray. Perfect for this job as existing joists and pipe runs were a problem. Here's some pics of the job
  17. O

    Tiling Abacus Shower Tray

    I recently installed a new ensuite walk in shower using Abacus Single Fall tray former. I had to build a timber raised platform to sit on the concrete floor (in a flat). I topped with 18mm chipboard and then bedded it down (sorta) using flexible adhesive. The tray former got bedded down ontop...
  18. G

    Wetroom floor build up

    Hi everyone. I am about to start building a wetroom. My plan is as follows: JACKOBOARD AQUA LINE EASY LINEAR wetroom tray, I plan on installing this on the joists alongside 18mm WBP ply. I then plan on putting 6mm jackoboard over the ply, electric underfloor heating mat(4mm) and then self...
  19. A

    Tiling Wetroom on Tileback board

    Hi I'm attempting my second tiling DIY tiling job and could do with some tips and ideas as this will be on tilback board. (Still some taping to finish off). I have 3 types of tiles (All with a grey'ish colour) 90 x 90 porcelain for floor 60 x 30 porcelain for vertical wall 30 x 30 mosiac for...
  20. P

    Wetroom grout failing

    Hi all, Looking for a bit of advice. I had my bathroom refitted about 18 months ago and the grout appears to be failing in the shower area (impey shower tray underneath). I’ve let it dry out over the last four days but there are still damp patches - in particular closest to the drain. My...
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