The Plumbing People

slogan

facebook linktwitter link

01254 233552

Bathroom Queries? Ask Len, our Tile Specialist in Burnley!

tile specialist Burnley

Question:

We want a new bathroom but have previously been blighted with leaking shower trays. Do you have any suggestions?

 

Answer:

There are many problems that can be associated with a leaking tray as there are several different types of tray available, and unfortunately some are better than others.  If you have previously used a plastic tray with a chipboard bottom, then you may have experienced what we refer to as ‘sag’, due to the below par strength of these materials.  This is particularly evident when tiny gaps develop which then allow water through, creating a bigger problem.  Although stone resin trays can be much more substantial, they are also prone to problems, including chips and tarnishing over time. 

If you have been looking into fitted bathrooms across Accrington, then you will know the amount of thought which goes into designing your bathroom, and choosing which shower to install is no different.

 

What we recommend is a hybrid tray which is a combination of both – it has the rigidity of resin but has an ABS coating to stop blemishing.  This means that you can potentially hit it with a hammer and there would be no damage!  An example of this which we love at The Plumbing People, is the Duralite Tray which is guaranteed for 25 years!  Another innovative solution is Wetwall Boarding, which uses large thick sheets of marine plywood instead of tiles.  Like tiles, they are available in a wide variety of colours but include fewer gaps than standard tiling.  If you love the look of tiles in a bathroom, we can also offer a membrane kit which is applied behind the tiles which ‘tanks the tray’.  If you are looking for a tile specialist in Burnley, then call into our showroom today and you are bound to find your perfect partner!

 

Looking for bathrooms for sale in Whalley? Speak to us today!

 

Other issues related to leaks are usually down to the fit, where the plumber hasn’t installed the shower tray correctly, or there is a fault with a tiling – I’ve seen lots over the years!  We offer a full fitting service where work is carried out to the highest standard.  So if you are looking for bathrooms for sale in Whalley, then look no further than The Plumbing People as we offer the full experience from design to installation!  For more information about what we do just call us on 01254 233552 or fill in our contact form today!

 

Latest News

left direction
Out-of-date bathrooms & kitchens are one of the top reasons a potential home buyer may withdraw ...
Go Digital
 Bathrooms by the Plumbing People in Clayton-Le-Moors now offering the latest Bathroom technolo...
Start to Finish
 Bathrooms by the Plumbing People offer a full start to finish design service, our experienced ...
Star Of The Street To Open Our New Kitchen Showroom!
After years of high quality service here at the Plumbing People selling both bathrooms & kitchens, w...
Bathroom transformations – a step by step example of bathroom fitting & design
The Plumbing People are a family run business dedicated to designing beautiful looking, excellent qu...
 4 Essential Accessories to Kit Out Your Bathroom
Clean, minimalist lines are the trendiest bathroom design at the moment. When it comes to accessorie...
Another Beautiful Bathroom by Tile Supplier in Burnley, The Plumbing People
We’ve recently completed another beautiful bathroom for a happy customer, complete with a stylis...
What Makes The Plumbing People Different?
Here at the Plumbing People we pride ourselves on standing out with our strong family ethos and cust...
We answer your questions on Bathrooms for the Disabled, Less Mobile & Elderly
Question: My husband has recently come out of hospital and we need to renovate our bathroom to ...
Bathroom Queries?  Ask Len, Our Bathroom Specialist in Burnley!
Question: We currently have a traditional basin with pedestal and separate toilet and would like...
right direction

Testimonials

“To Dave & all the Plumbing People gang! Thank you so much for a job well done!”
Mr & Mrs Perry

Read more testimonials...

You are here: Home