What is a wetroom?

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A wetroom is a walk-in shower area, which is level with the surrounding floor. However, the actual floor of the shower area inclines gently towards the drain both to ensure the water flows away efficiently and also to help contain the water, preventing it from migrating into the rest of the bathroom.

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What is the minimum size for a wet room?

While there is not a specific minimum size for a wetroom, the smallest floor former produced by Impey measures just 800mm x 800mm which means the design benefits of wetrooms can be introduced into the most confined spaces. If there is such a thing as an absolute ‘minimum’ then it is around that size.

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Can anyone have a wetroom?

Yes, versatile and practical, wetrooms can be adapted to the size of space you’ve got available. They’re not limited to bathrooms either – the waterproofing products and techniques can even be used to create wash-down areas in boot rooms, for example, so you can rinse off muddy shoes or dogs and avoid treading dirt through […]

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Why have a wetroom?

According to the National Association of Estate Agents, a wetroom is now much coveted by house buyers, and the trend to upgrade bathrooms in the residential market shows no signs of abating. Wetrooms can be installed in old properties, or new builds, even multi-storey apartment towers with unbreachable floors.

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What is wetroom tanking?

‘Tanking’ is another name for the waterproofing required to turn an ordinary room into a wet room. One of the key functions of a wetroom is to keep water and humidity within the space intended for it. Failing to adequately waterproof that space could result in all sorts of problems, with nothing to stop water […]

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Wetroom Floor Former EasyFit FAQ’s

Does EasyFit need under boarding? No, the high concentration of glass within the Dec and the rib structure on the underside of the Dec provides unbeatable strength. EasyFit has been successfully tested to beyond 300kg / 47 stone! Can vinyl be used on EasyFit? Yes, EasyFit has all the advantages of the previous Impey Dec’s […]

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How to Install Level-Access Shower Floors

Problems often encountered by installers of level-access shower floors (also known as wetroom floors) are poor drainage performance and water running off into far corners of the shower room. This can be easily avoided by simply ensuring that the floor is level and sound prior to installation. Firstly, it is essential that the floor former […]

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