Finish in bathrooms should be easy to clean, hard to wear-tear and easy to maintain. It’s always a good idea to consult a manufacturer during planning process about the exact size, clearance, services and support required for selected fitting and fixtures.
A situ shower area may be formed on either compressed cement sheeting or concrete floors. Such shower areas may be sunken, hobbed or hobless and all must be waterproofed. Situ shower areas may be finished with high-quality concrete or tiled.
Toilet pans are available in a number of designs:
As with baths and toilets, there are a huge range of basins on the market to suit almost every application. It is also possible to fabricate the basin as part of the benchtop with some materials. There is no standard size or shape for basins and they are often chosen within the same manufacturer’s range as the bathtub or toilet suite.
Type of basins are:
Special consideration must be made for gravity fed water supplies where ‘O’ rated mixes need to be used.
Taps, spouts and shower roses may be:
The two basic types of taps are spindle and handle and lever mixers. There are a variety of styles:
A fall to the floor waste is required and the floor wastes must be installed in accordance with the BCA details.