Bathroom Fitting Question

Whats the best item to buy first when re-doing a bathroom ie bath set or shower unit

5 Answers

buy them all at once,their going to be fitted together arent they ,youll also get a better deal on a full set

Answered 1st Mar 2011


Member since 7 Jun 2008

As long as you have measured the bathroom properly it makes no difference which order you buy the items unless you are planning to swap them out 1 at a time. Its best to a theme or look that you are going for including tiles at the same time so things match but you can wait til certain items are in a sale to help on the purse strings

Answered 1st Mar 2011

Graham Higgs Home Improvements

Member since 15 Feb 2011

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Hi Carolk_17 Your first item to think about is the suit as many need to be ordered in store and may take several weeks thus giving you plenty of time to sort out shower unit etc. thanks Hardingbuilders.

Answered 1st Mar 2011


Member since 23 Oct 2009

Buy all at once, if you fit your bath, then tile, then get your shower unit you will have to remove the tiles to run your pipes to the shower, depending what type of shower you get.i assume you would not like to see ugly pipes ???

Answered 1st Mar 2011

Tomlinson Roofing

Member since 14 Sep 2010

Dear Madam,

So long as you measure and plan your bathroom layout I would procure all items at the same time. One of the main things to get right is to ensure you by brassware that will work with the cold/hot water system in your house. Make sure when deciding on product you know if you have a high pressure system e.g. combi boiler or gravity system generally stored water in a tank in an airing cupboard and cold water supply tank in loft. Your installer should be able to advise on options if you are supplying the product as not all showers work across different systems.

Answered 2nd Mar 2011

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