Repair in the bathroom in the Khrushchev: video instruction on finishing the room with his hands, and photos

Repair in the bathroom in the Khrushchev (51 images): preparation and main stage

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Table of contents

  • 1 helpful hints
  • 2 Work description
    • 2.1 Training
    • 2.2 The main stage
  • 3 Output
  • 4 Photo Gallery

Most high-rise buildings, built in the 70-80s of the last century, were built on standard projects in which the toilets and bathroom area was small. That is why in the bathroom repair Khrushchev has a number of features that you should know in order to achieve the best result. In this article we'll show you how to organize your workflow and on what criteria should pay special attention when planning space.

Due to the very small size of the room it is important to make rational use of every corner of the space

Due to the very small size of the room it is important to make rational use of every corner of the space

helpful hints

In the development of future planning can adopt a number of useful recommendations that are widely used by professional designers. With the help of some tricks you can make a bathroom more comfortable and more functional:

Using the shower If your family does not have lovers long soak in the bath, it is possible to put in place a cumbersome design make the shower or compartment that is even cheaper. This will save space and make room for the location of the washing machine, which is often simply nowhere to put it, and have to be placed in the hallway
Installing a suspended toilet This type of construction is characterized by the fact that the system is hidden behind a partition, and the outside is only a bowl, which is mounted on the wall. Paul is completely free, making it easier to maintain the ideal of purity in the room and allows you to visually increase the area
Using ergonomic plumbing Modern manufacturers produce baths, sinks and bowls of various shapes. Competent selection of designs and thoughtful arrangement allows to make easy even a small bathroom
The construction of the box To improve the appearance of the premises, all the pipes running along the walls of the duct can be hidden from the drywall, which subsequently is coated with ceramic tiles and can be used as a convenient shelf for various little things
Combining space You can simply tear down the wall, this will expand the space and layout possibilities. This option is sometimes the only solution to make a comfortable room

Important!
As an alternative, we propose the installation of the washing machine on the podium, being built behind the toilet.
Location of equipment thus allowing use of the space to the maximum.

This embodiment allows to place the washing machine in close lavatory

This embodiment allows to place the washing machine in close lavatory

Work description

To help you understand all the features of the process, we divide it into two parts - the preparatory and basic. Each of the steps is important and has a direct influence on the final result.

Training

At first, we shall understand, where to start and how to organize and plan all the activities that will have to spend. Renovated bathroom in the Khrushchev is associated with a number of difficulties, especially if you have decided to completely change the layout and replace all the old communications.

As with any such work, at the beginning of the design should be carried out, then you need to consider a few guidelines:

  • First of all it is necessary to carry out measurements of the room and draw a plan to scale. Special care is required, the most important thing - that before you had a vivid sketch of the correct proportions, as it is for him you will think through the functionality of the bathroom;
Here are a few ready-made solutions for rooms with various configurations, perhaps, there will be exactly what you need

Here are a few ready-made solutions for rooms with various configurations, perhaps, there will be exactly what you need

  • Next, you need to consider the approximate placement of plumbing, it is important to calculate all centimeters. This will determine whether or not a comfortable one or another version of the location of the equipment. So, in order to provide comfort, the toilet should be placed with a space from the wall not less than 20 centimeters, it is also important to the passages between the elements were sufficient to move freely around the man and clung to protruding parts;
  • Then you have to select the specific models of sanitary ware, they must be of a certain size, you define it in advance. Precise parameters on your hands, you can easily determine suitable to you or that the product is very important, because if the same bath is at least 1 centimeter longer than the opening, then you will either have to break a wall, or to change the product;
Elements of unusual shape will make comfortable even the smallest bathrooms

Elements of unusual shape will make comfortable even the smallest bathrooms

  • Also, do not forget about such an important moment as the layout and location of the communications wiring. So you have to know the exact location of the equipment and its configuration, as well as decide which lighting and public places to be used;
You can make a separate illumination on the mirror, it is very convenient

You can make a separate illumination on the mirror, it is very convenient

  • It is important to remember that, in order to visually enlarge the bathroom, use finishing materials bright colors with a glossy surface. You can also use a large mirror, as they also allow you to expand the space.
Using a large mirror - tested method for building a small area

Using a large mirror - tested method for building a small area

Once planning has been another important step - dismantling.

Here it is possible to note some important nuances:

  • Repair bathrooms Khrushchev often involves measurement of the plan, so you need to remove all the old finishing materials - from the flooring to the walls and ceilings;
  • If it is removed the partition between the toilet and the bathroom, it is necessary to pre-agreed with the relevant authorities and obtain permission to redevelop;
  • Make provision of containers for garbage and remedies, as when working produces a lot of dust.
Old ceramic is removed with a chisel and mallet or hammer

Old ceramic is removed with a chisel and mallet or hammer

The main stage

After you have carried out preparatory work, you can begin installation of all the necessary elements and decoration.

The process is as follows:

  • The first laid all the required piping. Sewer use PVC pipe, which are very easy to assemble on their own, and for water are most often used elements from polypropylene or metal-base. If the pipes are placed in the walls, then make sure that the advance Stroebe do or arrange the frame so that the communications were placed in the right position;
Location of pipes in the walls saves space and hide them in the process of finishing

Location of pipes in the walls saves space and hide them in the process of finishing

  • Next you need to lay the wiring, it is also often fit in Stroebe, but if you sheathe the walls of plasterboard, you can simply attach it to the wall surface. For operation in the selected moisture-resistant wire insulation, which is able to keep the reliability even in high humidity conditions;

Important!
Remember that for the washing machine on the counter a separate cable is laid, as this type of equipment It is characterized by high energy consumption, and if the line will be located other elements that may arise overload.

  • As for the walls, then there may be two options. The first involves the alignment surfaces using cement slurries used in gypsum-based compositions is impossible for the reason that they are afraid of moisture. And you can use plasterboard, which are mounted either on a specially constructed frame, or on the adhesive composition, this method allows you to quickly make the wall perfectly smooth;
At several locations in the sheet glue is applied, whereupon it is pressed, with the level controlled surface plane

At several locations in the sheet glue is applied, whereupon it is pressed, with the level controlled surface plane

  • As for the ceiling, it can sheathe and plastic panelsIn this case the frame is preset at the surface to which finishing material and fixed;
  • Then it is necessary to revet walls and floor tiles. This is the best option, since the ceramic surface provides moisture and has high reliability and durability;
Tiles glued with special formulations that the seams were the same size, do not forget to use special spacer crosses

Tiles glued with special formulations that the seams were the same size, do not forget to use special spacer crosses

  • After drying on the surface of the adhesive joints rubbing special composition - fugue. This is a very important step, as the fugue protects the surface from moisture penetration;
  • All the necessary equipment is installed in the last. First the installation of large items - bath or shower, toilet, washing machine. It is important to make all the connections are secure, so that later it was not necessary to eliminate leakage due to the fact that you are not well compacted threaded elements;
  • With regard to lighting, it is important that they are water-resistant. In stores, you can easily find the fixtures for the bath, which is not afraid of moisture and splashing. All wiring connections should be isolated, it is better to use special pads or terminals.
Sometimes used option with the creation of a bath screen and a ceramic lining

Sometimes used option with the creation of a bath screen and a ceramic lining

If you consider the ergonomic design and use high-quality materials, even repair Khrushchev will look great and will make the bathroom comfortable.

Output

If you are using all of the above recommendations, you are guaranteed to achieve excellent results. The video shows some important points in more detail, and if you still have questions, ask them in the comments under review.

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