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Bathroom Plumbing Guide? Baths and Basins

The easiest course when refitting an old bathroom is to use equipment that is the same shape and size as the old equipment. Then all the pieces will fit in the same jobs and the existing plumbing and waste runs can be used. But the opportunity of planning a new bathroom from scratch so that it works better than the aged one is usually too good to miss.

Start by deciding what improvements could be made - for example, would a shower plus a bidet be a better idea than a new bath? Should the WC be part of the bathroom, or separate from it? Would two clean basins ease the fill on the bathroom in the days? Or should extra basins be put in som