Converting a Bathtub to a Shower in London

Updated on Friday 24th July 2020

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Whether you want to adapt to the newest trends, save time or space, converting a bathtub to a shower in your London home is the solution. However, this can be achieved only in certain conditions. So, how can it be done? Our plumbers in London provide a few answers below.
 

Advice on removing the old bathtub from our plumber in London


Obviously, it all starts with removing the old bathtub. This is quite a complex procedure, requiring a plumbing services professional in London to undertake it. If the bathtub is made of cast iron, it will require more persons to carry it out. And, instead of throwing it to old irons, consider reselling it if it is in a good condition. During this removal, the plumber in London will also take care of the following tasks:

•    Verify the subfloor and framing for any signs of mildew, mold or rot and effectuate the necessary repairs if needed;
•    Make an evaluation of the current pipes and replace any if required;
•    Ensure that the shower valve is in proper state. Now it would be the ideal time to update the valve which controls the water volume and temperature.
 

Build the new shower in London


It is another job that is taken care of by professionals when converting a bathtub to a shower in London. They can advise you on the best space usage in your bathroom and present you with the options available for your own needs and conditions. It is important to consider aspects like:

•    Water drainage system;
•    Preventing water spills;
•    Choosing the right door to fit your own bathroom space.
 

What other shower additions can plumbers near me provide?


Depending on the available space and your own desires, there can be other shower additions installed, like lightning, shelves, a window or a bench. Let your  emergency plumber in London know what your preference are and they will come up with the optimum solutions. Obviously, all these additions will have to be waterproofed, with special attention being paid to just around any window. 

We can provide you with the most modern bathtub to shower conversion in London a quick, reliable and cost-effective manner. Please get in touch with our plumbers in London for if you decided you need type of service, or for any other plumbing issue you might have in your home. 
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