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How to add a second bathroom to your home
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If this sounds familiar, adding an additional bathroom to your home could change your life. The good news is that adding an extra bathroom is possible, even if your available space and budget
Adding a bathroom to your home does not require a lot of space, especially if you consider installing a small powder room with a second toilet and basin, or a complete bathroom with a shower over the bathtub. So, finding the right space may be easier than you think, and can be achieved without making major changes and disrupting your home. Rooms such as spare bedrooms, studies or even an unused cupboard can be converted into a bathroom. If your home has a walk-in wardrobe that’s not being effectively used, consider converting this space into an additional bathroom and creating your own ensuite!
Chances are, the desired location for your new bathroom is either far from the sewerage mains, on a concrete slab, under the sewerage mains (underground) or in an area of your home that you don’t want to disrupt in order to install your new facilities. In these cases, the easiest, quickest and most cost effective solution is to use a product from Saniflo.
For a small powder room, Sanicompact is the best option. This innovative product is an integrated toilet suite with macerator and can accept connections from a basin. For a complete bathroom addition, the Saniaccess 3 can connect to a toilet, shower and sink and push the waste up to 5m vertically or 100m horizontally back to the sewerage mains, opening up the possibilities for your new bathroom. Both products connect via slim pipes, avoiding the need to cut into the floor.
Once you have your space and your plumbing in place, something else you will need to consider is ventilation. It’s important for the room to be well-ventilated to preserve your walls and avoid damp issues like
If the space allocated to your second bathroom is rather small and your budget is limited, consider some details to make it look larger, such as the