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Bathroom Renovation #10 – Final Fitting

Bathroom Renovation #10 Final Fitting

In our final part of the bathroom renovation series, Roger sorts out the pressure with a new Kingspan unvented cylinder and Jubi joins us to take care of fitting the furniture and putting the finishing touches to our epic installation season. Special thanks go to Abacus for supporting this series: www.abacus-bathrooms.co.uk Tools and materials used in this video series: Abacus …

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Bathroom Renovation #9 – Time for Tiling

Bathroom Renovation #9 Time for Tiling

Roger fixes a few final plumbing jobs before Martin the tiler from Abacus comes in to start the tiling the bathroom. Martin also puts the LED lights in the tiled recess shower shelves to complete the shower area. Special thanks go to Abacus for supporting this series: www.abacus-bathrooms.co.uk Tools and materials used in this video series: Abacus Elements Ultimate Construction …

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Bathroom Renovation #8 – Ready for Tiling

Bathroom Renovation #8 Ready for Tiling

It’s almost time for the tiler to start work, so Roger has to get the bath connected, the tray down, underfloor heating hooked up and the elements board down onto the KST adhesive which will give us a level bathroom floor. Special thanks go to Abacus for supporting this series: https://www.abacus-bathrooms.co.uk Installing an Infinity Single Fall Shower Tray – https://youtu.be/5CbsdvF3l0Q …

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Bathroom Renovation #1 – Demolition & Rip Out

Bathroom Renovation #1 Demolition

The first episode of our new bathroom renovation series in association with Abacus bathrooms. Over the course of this video series, we will show you how to renovate a bathroom from start to finish. This is the demolition & rip out and demolition of the old bathroom before the new wet room can be built. Tools and materials used in …

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How to install a bathroom

Installing a bathroom

A longer video from Roger this time talking through how to install a bathroom which contains useful information for plumbers, installers and householders alike. Roger is installing a bathroom from Abacus because he likes the way the British manufacturer designs its bathrooms with British plumbing systems in mind making them easy to install.

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Alternative to tiling showcased at sleep show

alternative to tiling

Bushboard will be at this years hotel design event SLEEP to showcase its Nuance bathroom wall panelling which offers an alternative to tiling. Bushboard, now part of the Wilsonart Group, and a leading producer of laminate worksurfaces is exhibiting at the London Design Centre at SLEEP. Jo Gilhooly, marketing director for Bushboard explained  “SLEEP has gathered pace over the last few …

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Origin reveals Britain’s ‘forever home’

forever home

The ideal ‘forever home’ for the average British homeowner is a four-bedroom, detached house in the country, worth £458,000 – and just down the road from Mum, it has emerged. A detailed study of 2,000 UK homeowners, carried out by Origin, the British manufacturer of bespoke aluminium bi-folding doors, residential doors and windows, also found that homeowners hanker after a …

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Keylite Polar PVC Roof Window Review

Keylite Polar

Keylite Polar is a brand new white PVC roof window which is said to establish a new standard in maintenance free, energy efficient roof windows. Roger Bisby takes a closer look. It surprised me to learn that the number of white roof windows now being sold in the UK is almost half of the total and if the trend continues …

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The bathroom system that could change the way plumbers work

Abacus bathroom system

In this video, Ian Pattison the owner of Abacus Manufacturing Group and one time plumber’s merchant explains the benefits of the Abacus complete bathroom system which has been designed to be quick and easy to fit. Created with the installer in mind, Ian believes the simplicity of the Abacus system has the potential to change the way that plumbers work. …

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Comparison site for building supplies launches

Comparison site for building supplies

A building supplies e-commerce start-up is taking on industry heavyweights B&Q, Travis Perkins, Selco, Jewson and Wickes to offer savings of 20-35%. Go Banana is said to be the UK’s first comparison website for building and DIY supplies. With 50,000 searchable products Go Banana provides an online platform for builders, tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts looking to purchase supplies quickly and …

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How to fit a bath: Abacus Bathroom Installation

bathroom installation

Roger Bisby demonstrates how to fit a bath from Abacus Bathrooms. Incorrectly fitted baths can easily move and allow water to seep down the back so it’s very important that they are fitted properly. Roger Bisby talks through some key points to consider when fitting a bath including ensuring that the bath is level along both planes. www.abacus-bathrooms.co.uk

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