Shower suites from Homebase is where you fit a new shower, toilet and sink into a room instead of a bath. Typically, shower suites are used in small rooms or bedroom s that have an en-suite attached. Modern houses will have an en-suite to at least one bedroom ,the master but older houses will often need an extension in order to fit a new shower room with shower suite.
Which DIY stores have the cheapest shower suites to buy online? You have a number of choices when it comes to buying an entire shower suite. There are expensive options like Wickes or Dolphin these could cost well over £500 and even in the thousands but if you are after a value for money shower set then take a visit to your local B&Q or Homebase.
You choose from an electric shower, mixer shower, power shower, digital shower and the best shower pump to go inside your Homebase shower suite.
Is it difficult to fit a shower suite?
Installing a full shower set of cubicle, shower, toilet and hand basin should really be done by an experienced plumber or by someone who has had some experience with plumbing in pipes and water flow. Homebase offer an installation service as do B&Q and they are quite affordable really.
Tools needed for DIY Shower Suite
If you are still going to self install then these are some of the tools you will need. Firstly, a good spirit level is required in order to keep housing and units level. Next is claw hammer for ripping out old units, decent set of wood chisels, sealant gun, cordless drill, hack saw and jigsaw are all tools that will be required to install a new shower suite.
It might be worthwhile to hire a small skip if you are ripping out an old shower or bath unit. Bit of rubble, old bricks, flooring, wall tiles and plaster board are heavy to transport to the tip and small skip can be hired for under £80 for the week.
Shower trays are normally fitted into the corner of the room, not only does this save on space but also materials too as you just need a door and one side panel. This is a two man job as you need to make sure the doors, tray and panels are all kept level as you drill into the walls.