Toilets out of use during a bathroom fitting

When having a new bathroom fitted, will the toilets in my home be out of use until the work is complete? Will it only apply to one floor for example? I am just thinking about how the pipework could be affected by the installation work and what exactly will be involved. Thanks for your time!

Asked by Jenny on 14th Jul 2021
Expert Trade Answers
"By buildings regs you have to be left with a working toilet after each day of work by tradesmen."
Answered on 14th Jul 2021 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
"In most circumstances we can we fit the toilet after each working day to ensure you’re able to use it. This is all dependent on the type of work being carried out and to what extent the bathroom layout has been changed."
Answered on 14th Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
"Most professional tradesmen will always plan to leave you with a functioning wc, they should discuss the logistics with you as we have a commitment to ensure the customers basic requirements.

Hope this will help you.

Regards Mick
Redfern Services"
Answered on 14th Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
"Totally depends on the situation but I always try to leave the toilet in for as along as possible for the customer or swap it straight away so there is one there to use"
Answered on 18th Jul 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report
"The customer should not be left without a working toilet no, best to get a plumber who tiles. the pipework or any modification or moving position will be a mornings work"
Answered on 26th Oct 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
"No you can just isolate the toilet in the bathroom in which work is carried out on"
Answered on 14th Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
"No, at least one toilet should be left fully working, even if the only toilet you have is the bathroom being worked on, there may be one night where you may not be able to use the toilet due to new flooring i.e. latex screed or tiles only just been fixed, I would arrange for that night to booked a hotel or stay with family within your own bubble (COVID)"
Answered on 14th Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
"Any good bathroom fitter will never leave you over night without a toilet. From my experience the toilet should be the last thing out and the first thing back in."
Answered on 15th Sep 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
"I always leave the customer with a toilet, except for the hour or two it takes to remove the old and refit the new."
Answered on 14th Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
"Definitely not. The toilet can always be put back temporary."
Answered on 11th Oct 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
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