Factor In Another Bathroom

A second bathroom can add value to your home

bathroom

A second bathroom is becoming more important in modern homes, and extending to create an extra one is a good option. Although the ground floor isn’t the obvious place for a bathroom, it can be a useful solution for large families, and under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) it is now law to have at least a downstairs toilet in a new-build house. If you’re building on top of an existing single-storey extension, walls below may need to be strengthened to take the weight.

Words: Justine Roffey and Trish Lorenz  Image: Jefferson Smith


Useful Tools

firsttime tradefinder mortgagecalc

Latest Press Releases

Latest Products, Services and Tradesmen from our Trade Finder

Expert videos

expert video2 2

Build Archive

solid-wall-insulation-greengauge-advises

Solid wall insulation – Greengauge...

A significant proportion of the houses in the UK were constructed before 1920. If...
meisterstueck-haus

Meisterstueck-HAUS

Meisterstueck-HAUS, a 110-year-old German pre-manufacturing company which has been...
assessing-the-plot

Assessing the Plot

Thorough assessment of a plot takes a lot of time and effort, but will determine...
innovative-interiors

Innovative interiors

If you thought what's under your floors and walls was purely functional, it's time...
introducing-terrabase-rustic

Introducing Terrabase Rustic

An innovative, porous paving solution from Addagrip Terraco Ltd   Addagrip, the...
an-oxfordshire-barn-conversion

An Oxfordshire barn conversion

When David McLaren started hunting for a new home in rural Oxfordshire, he had a...
a-modern-home-set-in-idyllic-countryside

A Modern Home Set in Idyllic...

Having waited 14 years to gain permission to build their own home on a plot on the...
the-help-of-an-interior-designer

The help of an Interior...

Mark and Sally Wnek enlisted the help of interior designer Sue Timney to help them...
self-build-zone-insurance-guide

Self Build Zone: Insurance

Is your home covered? The right type of insurance is critical for your peace of...
metrotile-product-profile-the-self-builder-magazine

Metrotile Product Profile - The...

Metrotile Lightweight Roofing has started 2014 with an exciting new content-rich...