Bathrooms and Laundry
Jan 06, 2018 12:44 pm
To save money I want to do parts of my bathroom renovation my self.
I'd like to get the waterproofing, toilet and bathtub install professionally done, and tackle the tiling, taps and vanity installation myself (I have had some experience with these when doing my kitchen tiles, benches and sink).
Would trades be ok with this?
Re: Is it plausible to do parts of a bathroom reno yourself?2
Jan 06, 2018 12:54 pm
Tiling and vanity is fine, but it is illegal to do your own plumbing. You could also do all the demolition/removal of old stuff, and put up new wall lining (if that is how far you are going), so long as none of the work is structural. You can paint, install joinery and mirrors and accessories, like towel rails, toilet roll holder, etc.
Re: Is it plausible to do parts of a bathroom reno yourself?3
Jan 07, 2018 6:39 am
Good answer from arcadelt but I would just like to add warning about Asbestos. If the dwelling was built in 1985 or earlier it likely has asbestos cement sheet backing for tiles or in other locations. You will need professional Asbestos removalist.
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