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Whats this bit meant to be attached to? 

 

It it has a rubber seal that fits nicely over the trap outlet but the other end is a strange size 47mm ID 50mm OD. I thought it was to glue into my 50mm pipe but there is a lot of wiggle room

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1 minute ago, Declan52 said:

Have you any recess holes planned in. Think they really look the part. Will be redoing my shower in the  upstairs bathroom in the next couple of months so have been flat out looking at loads of design options all which include recess holes like in the pic below.

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In the corner of the shower where it is cut across at 45deg I will be putting some holes in. I am really tempted by these split slate tiles just for this section as well as I like the look of them but I’m still unsure about the cleaning of them. 

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the rest of the sower area area will be travertine. I’m still undecided on the rest of the room. Paint , tiles or mermaid board. Luckily I have got a while to decide on bits like that. 

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I really should try to stay on topic but check out this bad boy. 

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Assuming I get this all glued up tomorrow evening and the mesh down this is what my Saturday will entail ?

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10 minutes ago, Construction Channel said:

 

In the corner of the shower where it is cut across at 45deg I will be putting some holes in. I am really tempted by these split slate tiles just for this section as well as I like the look of them but I’m still unsure about the cleaning of them. 

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the rest of the sower area area will be travertine. I’m still undecided on the rest of the room. Paint , tiles or mermaid board. Luckily I have got a while to decide on bits like that. 

Nice tiles but they won't exactly squeegee to well.

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Just now, Declan52 said:

Nice tiles but they won't exactly squeegee to well.

 

my thoughts exactly, also we are in a fairly hard water area so even with a softener I fear they will soon look crap,

 

the other option would be to go for a lighter stone in a similar style, like this which wouldn't show the scale as quickly if at all

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but if I'm going for a "feature" surely I should go for a proper contrast against the travertine..... 

decisions decisions....

 

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"Recess holes" sounds so vulgar! :)

 

"Illuminated pockets" sounds so much better!

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36 minutes ago, Construction Channel said:

 

my thoughts exactly, also we are in a fairly hard water area so even with a softener I fear they will soon look crap,

 

the other option would be to go for a lighter stone in a similar style, like this which wouldn't show the scale as quickly if at all

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but if I'm going for a "feature" surely I should go for a proper contrast against the travertine..... 

decisions decisions....

 

Let Faye lose on Pinterest and she will soon have enough pins to really confuse you even more.

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12 minutes ago, Declan52 said:

Let Faye lose on Pinterest and she will soon have enough pins to really confuse you even more.

Faye can pinterest all she wants, issue is she is rubbish at actually making a decision. (she will happily admit this herself)

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that slate looks nice but what would it be like if you brushed up against it?

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18 minutes ago, dpmiller said:

that slate looks nice but what would it be like if you brushed up against it?

 

Exfoliating? :) 

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@Construction Channel

Ed, totally agree with losing the rodding point as that shower trap is what I referred to as 'open', so iechyd da! What I would do though is swap it to the other run so you can rod as far as the bath tee. I think you suggested that above ? Access from the basin end really isn't necessary imo, but please do use 40mm pipe from the 50mm bath tee all the way to the bend that faces the basin trap. Into that bend you fit a 40x30mm internal reducer and then the only 32mm waste pipe is that short horizontal bit to the trap. Fit and forget. 

The fitting on the shower traps are always a pita. It offsets down so you don't have the knuckle of the fitting touching the underside of the floor covering which levels with the flange. You need a 40x50mm compression reducer to go on that trap and do away with the bit you show. That should work just fine, or you may need to use 1x 40mm 45 and then an M&F ( street ) 45 to get the offset back. Rodding through two 45's is no problem at all. 

 

This straight off the trap, and then this to correct back to straight and turn the lot to give whatever offset you need. Or if you want to get to solvent quicker before you bump up to 50mm, put the male side of this into the compression 45 and then a piece of 40mm waste, then a 40x50 offset reducer into a 50mm coupler and away to the stack. Hard to say from the pics if you'll need the offset or not tbh. 

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Well there’s no going back now. I used gap filling cement anywhere I mixed brands otherwise I just used normal cement. Now I just need to put some foam around where I cut the insulation. Tape the joints. Cover it in dpm. Then mesh , them I get to play with some UFH pipes ?

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No doubt teaching you to suck eggs but when you foam UNDER the long run pipes they can lift and bend in the middle shifting the traps etc. Worth weighting down in position with a couple of bricks/blocks. 

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7 minutes ago, Onoff said:

No doubt teaching you to suck eggs but when you foam UNDER the long run pipes they can lift and bend in the middle shifting the traps etc. Worth weighting down in position with a couple of bricks/blocks. 

Don’t panic I put my tool box on one and the bath on the other. ? Iv nearly finished taping the joints then comes the exciting part. 

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Plumbing not too shabby lol. 

Question : Why have you got a P-shaped bath in a room with a separate shower? :S

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54 minutes ago, Nickfromwales said:

Plumbing not too shabby lol. 

Question : Why have you got a P-shaped bath in a room with a separate shower? :S

 

Because it was £20 and I’m slowly getting fatter. ?

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1 minute ago, Construction Channel said:

 

Because it was £20 and I’m slowly getting fatter. ?

Only any good if its just your feet thats getting fatter :D 

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2 hours ago, Construction Channel said:

I tried it yesterday, it's really quite comfortable sitting at the fat end.

 

Pity the sloped bit is the other end :S

 

Have you chosen taps yet? Bath overflow filler is uber sleek ;)

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Ok. So first up is the taps I promised a picture of. None of the bits are top of the line but they were either free or as good as so I have got no intention of buying things I don’t need. Also there of some pics of the basins, a spare bath the utility room taps and the shower head. I also have 3/4 of the mixer bars lying around but I haven’t decided if I’m going to use those yet. The bath tap is ideal standard of that makes any difference. CFB74220-3C7E-4AA8-8025-5235264815F2.thumb.jpeg.ff146f26ba64aa3032cc23bc8eacb9f9.jpeg5675BE6B-5364-4A6C-901F-1EADF23FC1A5.thumb.jpeg.034cdb675dec9eeb2d735dd74a0bfbc6.jpeg6B99D50B-9C14-4034-8ED0-36315BAB3239.thumb.jpeg.beecf213709b58b7fa18fe89738f4404.jpeg4BB36A84-1FBC-4639-8FC7-486430F6E014.thumb.jpeg.2718f2d95cfd6789b4bab7f305391f85.jpegBAFE6425-DC25-4298-AC7D-A4B0436CDCCF.thumb.jpeg.de98f6c6fb287c1d837e69800b03310f.jpeg72624C54-F4B3-4610-B821-541CA99F5BEB.thumb.jpeg.994fdc535b2af5c965a99482912d2d1b.jpeg064DC79B-0F39-4DAA-A7D3-6495ED03620F.thumb.jpeg.d4fa02d31a204414c629ae4b40bc1210.jpegCC78B1C2-BDE1-4E65-996C-4F3832258025.thumb.jpeg.37a9f2f12fa48badffbd000d00a100dc.jpeg

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Next up is an update on the UFH. We’ve got one loop done today but now we are going out for lunch with friends so I doubt I’ll get any more done today. I am really impressed with these cutters, they don’t deform the pipe at all ??C69FA8A0-B5D1-4FA5-A8B2-A6EAFC88FFA4.thumb.jpeg.8ccc3da21c86283a2d9fa2d8fed21408.jpeg442226CC-50AD-439E-9BD5-AAC70B1996AF.thumb.jpeg.8ad3507ea1a3bf98dca2236f53a5ce4e.jpeg5EE229F0-C610-4851-86E2-B877225A973D.thumb.jpeg.dd46dd577c9ea24a82185e4d512b434b.jpegB5DBAECF-6E25-4ABC-B5E5-2BC88550784E.thumb.jpeg.601dba305ac5f9b5c8e814f399825115.jpegDCF6FBC8-2AB2-4430-A491-129E5476CF40.thumb.jpeg.d8a091de181beac854b59707f44f7174.jpeg81826C1B-4C9B-47DF-AA93-1255186D2579.thumb.jpeg.8a8a2218601f40ae9c7b88ef0fa0e284.jpeg2AC9FFA1-A5C7-48DC-B1F3-09CF597B52EC.thumb.jpeg.6e2088ae8be36ddb6657f9503609d0a2.jpeg66507C4B-BD9C-4161-BF10-7EAE2122FDA2.thumb.jpeg.e7d27396e13686a0ccd2714d3f22b4cf.jpeg98B98EAC-D8E5-4B64-82F4-DF248FAFA0CE.thumb.jpeg.3a9472741b58edc4fee4bb98ff7569e2.jpeg

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Don't forget, if you're going to, to run a length of pipe with a squashed over end for a floor sensor. You don't have to use it but it's there is need be:

 

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