Bathroom Installation - Fixed Price Trade

Bathroom Installation Service

Having a new bathroom fitted is a big job and can be expensive. At Fixed Price Trade we have Pro Tradesmen for every job needed to complete your dream bathroom to the highest standard. Our Plumbers, Tilers, Electricians and Joiners are the best in the North East. All our bathroom projects come with full project management and our Fixed Price Trade guarantee.

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Full Bathroom Installation FAQ

  • Q: Do you do free surveys and quotations?
  • A: Yes. We will come to your home and carry out a full survey answering any questions you may have concerning your new bathroom.
  • Q: How will I know if I need to get building regulations or not?
  • A: Generally building regulations are not required when doing carrying out this type of project.
  • Q: Will you be able to do every aspect of my bathroom including tiling, electrics and plumbing?
  • A: Yes. We have tradesmen for every job needed to complete your bathroom including electricians, plumbers, tilers & Joiners. You won't need to employ any other contractors.
  • Q: Will you remove and dispose of my old bathroom?
  • A: Yes. If required we will remove and responsibly dispose of all your old unwanted bathroom including your bath, shower, tiles and flooring.
  • Q: Is your work guaranteed?
  • A: Yes. All Fixed Price Trade's work is guaranteed for 1 year. Your bathroom suite and appliances will have their own manufacturer guarantee.
  • Q: How long will it take to fit my new bathroom?
  • A: Depending on the size of the room and the exact work required around 5 days - 2 weeks.
  • Q: How can I guarantee the job will be completed to my satisfaction?
  • A: We only use the very best professional installers to carry out your works. Your personal install manager will check you are fully satisfied when your work is completed.

How to prepare for a new bathroom installation

The best way to prepare for a new bathroom installation is to remove any personal belongings, ornaments or accessories from the room ensuring the room is completely clear. Those who are confident at DIY and posses the necessary tools could attempt to remove tiles themselves, below is a list of our top tips on how to do this. However if you are not confident do not worry, we are fixed price trade we can take care of every aspect of your bathroom installation. Often it is best to leave it to the Pros as leaks or problems with electrics can cause additional damage and expense.

Top Tips

Removing Wall Tiles

Equipment Needed: Hammer, Small Bolster, Rotary tool or Small screwdriver, Paint/Wallpaper scraper, Safety Goggles

  1. Scrape around the grout of the first tile to be removed using the rotary tool or screwdriver to create a crevice in which you can insert the bolster.
  2. Angle the bolster at about 45 degrees against the underneath of the tile and making sure you are wearing protective goggles tap the bolster lightly with the hammer until the tile becomes loose and comes away.
  3. Continue until all tiles are removed.
  4. Any remaining grout or tile adhesive can be removed with a stiff scraper. Any stubborn parts can be removed using the bolster and hammer.

Removing a bath tub

Equipment Needed: Adjustable spanner/Basin spanner, Pipe slice, Screwdriver, Hammer, Bucket, Utility Knife.

  1. Turn off water at mains.
  2. Turn taps on in your kitchen to drain the water from the system.
  3. Remove the bath panel to access the bath
  4. If your bath is boxed in (a lot are) the timber boxing will have to be removed to be able to remove the actual bath unless the new bath is exactly the same size in which case you should try not to damage the boxing.
  5. To remove the bath you will have to disconnect the water pipes using the basin spanner or adjustable spanner, if it easier cut through the pipes with the pipe slice making sure you cut as close to the taps as possible to make it easier to connect the new bath.
  6. Remove the waste pipe and overflow pipe from the bath, these may still have water in so empty into the bucket.
  7. Locate pipe earth straps and disconnect them from the pipes
  8. Undo any fixings securing the bath to the wall, and using the utility knife cut through any bathroom sealant joining the bath to the wall.
  9. You should now be able to remove the bath. (Remember to remove the taps and waste trap if these are being used for your new bath)

Removing a sink/basin

Equipment Needed: Adjustable spanner/Basin spanner, Pipe slice, Screwdriver, Bucket, Utility Knife.

  1. Find the hot and cold water pipes at the back of the sink.
  2. Isolate the water supply to the sink using the valves on the pipes or turn off at the mains.
  3. Put a bucket under the sink and remove the P-trap (main white pipe under sink) this will have some water in so be careful
  4. Disconnect or cut the hot and cold water pipes.
  5. Locate pipe earth straps and disconnect them from the pipes
  6. Undo any fixings securing the sink to the wall, and using the utility knife cut through any bathroom sealant joining the sink to the wall.
  7. You should now be able to remove your old sink

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Fixed Price Trade install bathrooms across the North East including Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Stockton, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, so get in touch now on 0191 519 7355 or email us at enquiries@fixedpricetrade.com