Repair of a bathroom and a toilet - we save, doing repair by our own hands

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Stages of modern repair

As mentioned above, the toilet and bathroom have a high humidity and a constant vaporization, which forces to use only moisture-proof materials and to carry out all work carefully and carefully. Modern repair in the average apartment should look like this:

  • all the pipes of water supply and sewage are hidden in the floor or wall or are protected by a special plasterboard box;
  • walls and floors are tiled;
  • the ceiling is made perfectly flat - stretched, made of plastic panels, or simply sturdy zashpatlevanny and painted;
  • modern, high-quality plumbing;
  • good lighting, both general and separate for the mirror.

Repair in the bathroom and toilet consists of the following stages of work:

  1. Dismantling of old equipment and removal of furniture and equipment.
  2. Dismantling of the old water pipe.
  3. Structuring of walls for laying new pipes.
  4. Preparation of walls and ceiling for cladding.
  5. Installation of new plumbing.
  6. Wiring.
  7. Tile laying.
  8. Installation of a bathroom, a washbasin, a toilet bowl.
  9. Installation of furniture and electrical equipment.

Note! Only performance of repair in this order can be considered correct and guaranteeing high quality of the result.

Repair of the bathroom and toilet in-house

Let's take a closer look at all the stages of the work. To dismantle the old equipment, the first thing to do is to turn off the water supply. Disassembly of the old pipeline, especially steel and cast iron, can cause some difficulties. In this regard, you have to cut it Bulgarian. If the pipes are modern, plastic, then the dismantling will be much easier.

In order for the repair to be done for a long time and in good quality, it is necessary to use polypropylene pipes with welded joints. Also, to protect against leaks, they must be hidden in channels cut out in the wall. The construction of a water pipe with metal-plastic pipes and a clamping junction, on the contrary, does not give any guarantee against leaks.

You can level the walls in two ways: with cement plaster or with moisture resistant gypsum boards. The second method is simpler and faster. Wiring should always be laid in solid pieces and with double insulation, and the junction box must be installed outside the bathroom and toilet.

Note! Wiring should also be double the power reserve.

Repairing the floor and ceiling

While making repairs to the bathroom, combined with the toilet, special attention should be given to the device of the floor, as in the case of flooding your neighbors will also suffer from below. In this regard, it is necessary to provide for it a good waterproofing. As a last, you can use a sufficiently large amount of materials, so there will be no problems with the choice. The floor is best leveled by a concrete screed.

When laying tiles, care must be taken to ensure that no voids form under it. Otherwise, splits and deformation of the coating are possible. Also it is necessary to do putty of seams on all their depth.

Important! For laying tiles in the bathroom used fixing compounds that are not afraid of high moisture.

For decorative decoration of the bathroom, you should choose materials that are not sensitive to increased moisture. So, the ceiling can be covered with an aluminum profile or plastic panels. If financial possibilities permit, stretch ceilings can also be used. The easiest and cheapest way to bring the ceiling in order is to level it with a moisture resistant filler and paint it.

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