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    Exposed bathroom pipework

    Bathroom Specialists

    What can be done about bathroom pipework that is exposed? Is this something that can be safely covered up DIY? Or should I hire a professional? What materials, tools and equipment are used for this work? What safety steps are required? Thanks in advance for any advice on exposed bathroom pipework.

    Asked by Nan on 28th Jun 2021
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    Redfern Services

    "Hi thanks for the question, there are so many options it really depends on situation, budget and personal taste also if you are happy to DIY.


    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
    Bespoke interior

    "You can box it in with plastic pvc cladding
    It’s not very hard maybe watch some YouTube vids to get some visual experience"

    Answered on 8th Nov 2021 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
    CjR Pipework Building Services & Maintenance

    "If the pipes are swaying surface and not in the wall under the floor or in the ceiling then id personally box them in if they look really aesthetically bad and use a baton framing with something like Aqua board over the top makes things water proof, updated easy to clean etc and cheap"

    Answered on 18th Jul 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report

    "Hi there is Teddy here

    with the pipes it depends where they are,
    If they are on the walls you can trunk them with pipe trunking cover, but if they are down you can make a wooden hand made boxing and if they are big or high you can make them look nice or blend with the whole bath Walls by tilling on the boxing.

    hope this helps

    Glorious Wright

    Answered on 1st Jul 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    D and S Builders

    "Boxing in is the answer batoning and plasterboard or m d f"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Aug 2015 - report
    Elite Building Services

    "My advice would be to always hire a professional who will have all the tools and experience required to carry out the job to a professional finish."

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    D & P Property Solutions

    You can Box the pipework in, wooden framework is fitted first. Then cladded or tiled after. I would advise that you get someone who knows what they are doing? Because if you are covering live water pipes it's a recipe for disaster!
    I hope my advise has helped?"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
    BR Plumbing&heating

    "Box the pipework in with some timber and MDF. Can either box it in a permanently or make it removable"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Feb 2018 - report

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