What Should I Know About Building A Bathroom?

Clean BathroomWhen it comes to building a bathroom either first time in a new home or a home renovation, planning on how functional the bathroom should be could be cost effective. Choosing the right plumbing fixtures from pipes, taps and showerheads will be beneficial for future costs in saving water.

Bathrooms in a home are essential and well used communal space shared in the family and when it comes to dealing plumbing and electrical works, the expertise and advice is very helpful.

Fixtures of fans, toilets, mirrors, baths, glass panels, what works? Can all be a bit overwhelming and it is best to have yourself prepared with the best quotes and service so the remodel or build goes as smoothly.

Choosing Energy Efficiency

  • Toilets
  • Taps and faucets
  • Showerheads
  • Drains


There are many different styles of toilets you can choose from now with style but some are not always suited to premise they are going into. Advice and expertise given from a professional plumber will ensure you get the one to suit your bathroom. A 3 star water system is efficient, using 6 litres for a full flush and 3 litres for a half and the way the waste is sent through the S bend is important to keep those smells away.

Taps and Faucets

With the planning of the bathroom having an idea of what kind of taps and faucet fittings that will used is important prior to plumbing works. If taps need to be fixed to basins, look for “Hob mounted taps” or free standing basins “Vessel mixer taps” or “Highrise mixer taps”


Showerhead in bathroomDepending on the use your showerhead will be getting, could be a decision on the cost effectiveness that is needed for that room. A luxurious showerhead with different settings, might be better suited to an ensuite where a simpler showerhead that is more economical for the main bathroom.


Choosing the right drain is very important for expelling the water into pipe work. Check with a plumbing professional with the best options.

When You Need A Plumber for Your New Bathroom or Renovation

For all your emergency and general plumbing needs, contact the trusted name in the plumbing industry, Mainline Plumbing Cheap Hot Water and Gas at Busselton/Dunsborough 9759 1317.