Wet Rooms are a practical alternative to a traditional bathroom suites with the tiled room made specifically to capture water wherever in the room you are. With a shower situated at one side of the wet room, you can move around freely thanks to the open plan design , with water draining at the plug located towards the shower area.
There are many reasons why customers choose to have a wet room installed over a bathroom. For some, it’s a contemporary, ultra-stylish alternative but some others who opt for a wet room do so because of the practicality of it, particularly if one or more of the occupants of the house are disabled or elderly.
Wet Room Installation in Wigan
Highly skilled plumbers of Wigan, D Lannon can fit a wet room into your household. With our expertise, we can deliver a wet room to to be proud of.
Decide whether you want a single shower or double shower head, the latter which is ideal for couples who wish to share.
Do you want a shower without a screen? Or maybe you would prefer a screen installed or a recess or partition created to prevent water from spraying throughout the wet room?
These details are important to consider especially the placement of fixtures in the wet room as nobody wants soggy towels or toilet roll from shower spray. Ensuring the toilet, sink and shower units are within correct distance from each other is something which our plumbers will discuss with you. If you have the room, you may wish to have a freestanding bath tub installed too!
By tanking (fully waterproofing) the room, tiling with non-porous tiles or vinyl, and installing a gradient to channel the water to your drain, your wet room will be suitable to withstand the open shower usage. Some people are nervous about having a wet room installed though, concerned that it might be prone to leaks, but in fact a wet room is more protected to prevent leaks than a standard bathroom thanks to the full waterproofing of the wet room. If you’re looking to take your wet room one step further, you could even have underfloor heating installed which would allow the wet room to dry out quicker.
Transforming your bathroom into a wet room not only has practical and aesthetic benefits, but it can also increase the value of your property too! An easy to clean, waterproofed room is much more desirable nowadays than a standard bathroom suite, though if you have two bathrooms why not replace the second bathroom with a wet room, offering the best of both worlds.