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The fall and rise of a bathroom - part 1

When we moved in the estate agent apologised for the lack of bath in this house. To be honest, it almost never bothers us, and the double-size shower has been very handy. However, in the interests of resale and for a good, post-run soak, we are finally getting the plumbers in. They don't have much to do: change the light fittings for bathroom safe ones, fit an extractor fan, take all the tiles down, re-plaster, re-tile, fit a bath, change the floor, change the sink, paint, fit a heated towel rail... 

So here, for posterity, is the bathroom as it looked this morning:


The double-size not-a-bath and weird boxed in bit at the end.


The sink and window. You can also see the beautiful skirting board, that gathers dirt and dust like anything.


The toilet and other weird boxed in bit. Oh, and the dado rail, which also gathers dirt and dust. 


The lovely dolphins. I won't be missing them. 

I shall be attempting to remain slightly dehydrated for the day, so I don't need to use the loo. They've promised us they won't leave us without a toilet and some form of washing facilities overnight, and they are supposed to be done in 2 weeks. There is even an outside chance we'll discover where to turn the water off inside the house... How exciting!

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Reader Comments (1)

You forgot to mention the horrendous wood panelling and the squeaky/rattling shower pipes...

June 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterClarkie

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