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level access shower
28
Jan

Simple Maintenance Tasks for Bathrooms

Cleaning out traps. Traps from basins, showers and baths collect the soap residue and hair which eventually will cause the discharge of water to slow or even block. Periodic cleaning by disconnecting them and washing thoroughly will prolong the effective use of the appliance. 2. Cleaning out the overflows of the appliances. By using a good, stiff wire brush and rinsing thoroughly will ensure these are kept free of blockages.…

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Level Access Showers
26
Jan

The Role of a Plumber

 TA plumber should have the following skills The supply and distribution of hot and cold water for drinking purposes, sanitation, heating and firefighting etc. The connection of associated equipment and controls.The removal of water from the building via a suitable system of drainage, to include foul water from soil and waste appliances and surface water from the roofs and paved areas.Consider the installation of energy conservation systems, to include solar…

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level access showers
24
Jan

Preparation for Bathroom Installation

PFor the installation of a bathroom, the preparation undertaken is essential to complete the works effectively and to the highest standard. Thousands of pounds is spent by customers on their bathroom, so it is vitally important that the installation is completed to the best standard by suitably qualified installers. British Standard BS 8000-13 provides guidance on the workmanship expected when installing a bathroom suite. Essential for preparation includes Good Planning.Ensure…

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level access shower
22
Jan

Shower Cubicles and Enclosures

SThere are 3 distinct forms of cubicles and enclosures plus the disabled/senior citizen application. Freestanding shower cubicle. This is the type that is not attached to any walls or only one which the cubicle is fixed to and where the appliances are.Shower enclosures using one/two walls. Usually fitted in the corner of a room and can be square or rounded. Most common.Shower door. Where the shower is in a small…

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level access showers
20
Jan

Baths Design

BBaths are manufactured in many various styles and designs. Standard Baths. The rectangle shape with a bath panel. Found in most bathrooms.Corner Baths. Fitted in the corner of a bathroom.Offset corner baths. You could say a split between a standard and corner bath.Freestanding baths. Supported by feet and usually not fitted against a wall. Available in both left and right-handed styles/design.Double-ended baths. Same as a standard bath but the taps…

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level access showers
18
Jan

Wash Hand Basins

WThere are many different styles of wash basins, in different sizes and tap arrangements. The industry standard is for basins to be installed 800mm from the floor to the lip of the basin. There are 4 common basin styles/design Wall hung wash basin. This type of basin is fixed to the wall by brackets or bolted directly to the wall. The wall must be strong enough to mount the basin.Pedestal…

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16
Jan

WC or Toilet style

WWC stands for ‘water closet’ but most common term is toilet. WCs can be manufactured in five main styles. Close-coupled. The WC pan is designed to have the cistern bolted to the back of the pan to form one unit.Low level. The cistern is connected to the WC pan by a short flush pipe to convey the water from the cistern to the WC pan.High level. Similar to the low…

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level access showers
14
Jan

10 Common Plumbing Problems

The 10 most common plumbing problems: Dripping tap. Main cause is a faulty washer, which fails to close off the water.Blocked sink. A build-up of grime and debris within the trap is usually the problem.Water flowing from an overflow pipe. A result of water not closing off fully as it enters the WC or storage cistern located in the roof space.WC will not flush. The most common cause of this…

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level access shower
12
Jan

Disabled Shower Seat Application

Generally speaking, most level access showers, whether for a private client or local authority are installed with a shower seat. The seat which is made of galvanised metal with a coated paint comes in two sizes. There is the 2000 and 4000 model, both come with two pull down armrests which are padded along with the bottom and back. There are several other types of shower seats on the market,…

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level access showers
10
Jan

Adaptec Mobility are members of Construction Line

DW Services considers industry excellence as an expression of the company ethos. To be recognised by an industry renowned standard has always been vitally important. After considering the options available and the desire of many of our clients we continue to be a member of Constructionline. Constructionline build value from beginning to end in the supply chain and procurement cycle, making it easy for DW Services to optimise performance, minimise…

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