Need Bathroom Plumbing Remodel? Read This!
What You Need To Know About Your Bathroom Plumbing Remodel
Plan Everything Carefully
Thinking about remodeling your bathroom? A bathroom remodel can be as simple as installing new flooring or as complex as replacing all the plumbing appliances, flooring and enlarging the bathroom space. Henco Plumbing Services, has a great deal of experience replacing the entire plumbing systems for bathroom plumbing remodel projects here in the Vancouver WA area. Some projects required removing all the old plumbing, then installing new pipes, along with the new sinks, bathtub, shower, and toilet. These types of bathroom remodels take considerable planning before starting. If you have a bathroom remodel in mind, contact us at 360-773-8039 to schedule an appointment for a complimentary consultation.
Here’s some helpful information from Home Tips
Planning a Plumbing Remodel
Expert advice on planning a plumbing remodel, including diagrams on where to place toilets, sinks, and other fixtures, and tips on routing supply and drainpipes.
When planning any plumbing addition, you must first consider code restrictions; the limitations of your system’s layout; and, of course, your own abilities. Although it’s usually straightforward to route supply lines to a new location, tying into drain-waste-vent (DWV) pipes is a different story.
The simplest and most cost-efficient way to add a new fixture or group of fixtures is to connect them to the existing main soil stack, either directly or through a branch drain. A common strategy is to install them above or below existing fixtures on the stack, piggyback style (as shown at right), but check codes carefully for restrictions.
Problems and issues can pop up during your bathroom remodeling project. Sometimes, those tape measured dimensions that you thought were just right turn out to be just a bit too narrow and, oops, that brand new vanity doesn’t fit. Another situation that we’ve observed is poor plumbing pipe systems leading to the bathroom can necessitate more plumbing pipe replacement than the owner anticipated. The following Angie’s List article discusses some of the issues you may face during a bathroom remodel.
Common Problems with Bathroom Remodeling
Keep an eye out for these four problems that could derail your bathroom renovation before it starts.
A bathroom remodeling project not only adds greater usability and style to your home but can help increase property values when it’s time to sell. But bathrooms include some of the most hazardous systems in a house, namely electrical and plumbing, and any renovation can face disaster if you run into a serious problem.
Consider these tips for dealing with four common issues.
The following video demonstrates a cost estimate for a shower, and floor tile for a bathroom remodeling project. Remember, prices for these services fluctuate considerably based on geographic area, the materials used, and the degree of complexity for the project.
Video: Bathroom Remodel – Shower, Floor Tile, Cost Estimate
How do I remodel my bathroom myself? If you are considering a do it yourself bathroom remodel, here are some tips from Better Homes and Gardens. Just a few words about bathroom remodel DIY – go for it, if you have the talent, experience, tools, time and materials for your job. If, however, you feel that your bathroom remodel may be a bit too much for you to handle, give us a call at 360-773-8039. We’ll schedule an appointment to come to you, inspect your project area, and discuss your plans with you. We will provide you with an accurate quote for any services you want us to perform. Then we’ll get to work, giving you a great bathroom remodel you will enjoy for years.
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How to Install Bathroom Plumbing
Discover everything you need to know about plumbing before you start your bathroom makeover. We’ll help you decide what bathroom plumbing projects you can do on your own, and which ones might require some help!
Installing a new bathroom with a toilet, sink, and tub is a challenging do-it-yourself project. You’ll need a thorough understanding of plumbing systems and techniques. Developing a sound plan and working with a good assistant will help ensure you get everything right. Check out all the individual tasks required in most bathroom installations, below. You’ll get a good grip on what you can do yourself, and when you may need to enlist some help.
How long does it take to remodel a bathroom? It does not take long to complete a total tear out and reconstruction for a small bathroom. In our experience, the total time, provided all appliances, fixtures and materials are ready to go, is about 4 1/2 weeks.
Need answers to more bath plumbing remodel questions? Call Henco Plumbing Services, Vancouver WA, at 360-773-8039. Schedule an appointment with us and we’ll review your plans, help you with fixtures, have a conversation with you about how we can help, then we will provide you with a complimentary estimate (no obligation) for services. At Henco Plumbing we work hard for your trust, your business, and those all important 5 star reviews. Our goal is for you to be ecstatic about your new bathroom.
We are fully licensed, insured and all our technicians are journeyman plumbers. We also provide you with a 100% Workmanship Guarantee for every job!
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