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The Ultimate Bathroom Installation Video 2020

Chapters 0:00:25 – The old bathroom rip out 0:06:58 – Demolishing with the Makita DJR188 recip saw 0:12:56 – Marking out stud wall positions 0:14:12 – Figuring out the pipe runs 0:18:10 – Emptying the pipework with V-TUF Wet & Dry Vacuum 0:18:30 – Soil pipe run 0:22:35 – Shower tray area prep 0:23:56 – Shower drain pipe 0:29:50 – …

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Bathroom Renovation #5 – Piping Up & Plumbing Tips

Episode #5 of our 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. Roger gets to flex his plumbing muscles in this fifth instalment of our how to install a bathroom series. https://www.abacus-bathrooms.co.uk Tools and materials used in this video series: …

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Bathroom Renovation #4 – Stud Pre-wall

Episode #4 of our 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. The pre-wall build starts here. This area is where all of the plumbing and mountings and things that need to be hidden go so that the finished room …

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Bathroom Renovation #3 – Shower Tray Prep

The third episode of our 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. The shower tray (or shower former) sits inside the existing floor which means cutting into a very old structure and peering into the past. This part can …

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The bathroom system that could change the way plumbers work

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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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How to fit a bath: Abacus Bathroom Installation

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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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HOW TO Fit an Abacus wall hung WC & Basin (Part 2: Fitting the basin)

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In the second part of this video Roger Bisby continues his explanation of how to fit a wall hung WC and basin from British company Abacus Bathrooms. As a British company Abacus has a good understanding of British plumbing and the WC and Basin in this video have been designed to work with British systems so you’re not running around …

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How to: Take the sweat and drama out of plumbing

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In this video Roger Bisby looks at how a water distribution manifold from Abacus Bathrooms can take all the sweat and drama out of plumbing. The use of water distribution manifolds in mains pressure installations is a useful way of giving ultimate serviceability to all your bathroom products. It also reduces the chances of any leaks because you aren’t teeing …

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How to silicone seal a basin or bath with Abacus Bathrooms

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In this latest video on the Skill Builder You Tube channel Roger Bisby shares some tips on how to silicone seal a basin or bath and explains some cheats which can make the job easier. Among Roger’s tips are making sure that the surface is clean and dry before beginning the job. Roger also demonstrates a tool from Abacus which …

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