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Discuss Disability bathroom in the Bathrooms, Showers and Wetrooms area at UKPlumbersForums.co.uk.

  1. plumb_know

    plumb_know Plumber GSR

    Hi Everyone,

    Have a customer who needs a shower room for disabled daughter, i have done wet rooms etc but they would like the commercial type shower room you get in hospitals with the lino type flooring with welded joints which go up the wall.

    Is this something i would need to get a specialist in for, if so can anyone recommend a company in kent??

    The floor area is 3.4m2
  2. Craig Watson

    Craig Watson Plumber GSR

    Don't think it's specialist. We use polyflor when we do disabled bathrooms/wetrooms and a couple local flooring companies round my area supply and install. Just ring around and I'm sure you'll find someone who does it fairly easily.
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2019
  3. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Altro flooring you need anti slip pick of colours to choose from

    Defo special
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  4. SimonG

    SimonG Trusted Plumber

  5. Rob Foster

    Rob Foster Top Contributor!!

    Before you put the floor down use sound deadening insulation
    under the floor boards. If It its upstairs that is. The shower can produce a drumming sound and vibration which can be very annoying in the room below.
  6. snowhead

    snowhead Plumber

    The floor isn't a specialist job but is out of the realms of the average domestic carpet / vinyl layer.
    All Commercial flooring layers will have done it.

    Alto and similar with welded joints is used in commercial food prep areas and kitchens.
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  7. king of pipes

    king of pipes Trusted Plumber GSR

    Altro is the favoured product used in my area cant see it as specialist I did one recently and a local flooring company did the flooring after I had fitted the starter trim and tiled . Kop
  8. Millsy 82

    Millsy 82 Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Round me the they all use altro as well. Most floor layers will fit it as well.
  9. N&C_Dave B

    N&C_Dave B Sponsor

    Vinyl flooring is something that lots of floor layers will be able to do for you, Nicholls and Clarke would be happy to offer any advice that you may need in the selection of products for your clients wetroom.
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  10. CBW1982

    CBW1982 Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    The style you are referring to I think is called cap and cove. Usually goes up the wall by 150mm and usually requires specialist equipment to carry out the we led decliners joints.
  11. Craig Watson

    Craig Watson Plumber GSR

    I would hardly call the equipment specialist. It's nothing more than a fancy glue gun :D
  12. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Heat gun
  13. CBW1982

    CBW1982 Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Fair do’s, I guess I had the wool, pulled over my eyes :oops:
  14. plumb_know

    plumb_know Plumber GSR

    Thanks everyone, all really helpful as usual :)
  15. WC1

    WC1 Active Member

    True, but if the guy doesn't get the seam quite right you're in a world of pain with callbacks for damp...
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