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    • andrewthomas2008
    • By andrewthomas2008 9th Sep 17, 11:41 AM
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    Fitting a new bathroom
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    • 9th Sep 17, 11:41 AM
    Fitting a new bathroom 9th Sep 17 at 11:41 AM
    Hi All,

    Im fiiting a new bathroom, I'm planning to buy a bath 2 hole shower mixer tap, a single hole basin sink mixer tap and acrylic bathroom front and end panels from either B&Q or Homebase.

    I'm also planning to fit vinyl sheeting as opposed to vinyl tiling on the bathroom floor.

    My budget is around £100 for both taps, do you guys have any suggestions on what taps to buy from either B&Q or Homebase or any other stores or sites that have good deals.

    Thank you all for any advice given.
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    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 9th Sep 17, 11:48 AM
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    I wouldn't spend that little on a bath/shower mixer, let alone a sink tap as well.

    You're best off going to a local plumber's merchant and asking them to sell you everything in one go and set the budget for them.

    They'll be best placed to sell you reasonably priced contract range items that will last better than random imported rubbish from the internet.
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    • phill99
    • By phill99 9th Sep 17, 2:29 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 2:29 PM
    As above. £100 will buy you the very cheapest 'contractors' taps. Spend three times that and it will make the difference.


    Avoid B & Q. They are overpriced and poos service.
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    • JuzaMum
    • By JuzaMum 9th Sep 17, 5:10 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 5:10 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 5:10 PM
    Homebase have recently changed ownership so are selling off lots of 'old branded' stuff at good prices. Two branches local to me have lots of bathroom taps reduced - worth a look.
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