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By vazov
#8347
Hello,

I would appreciate your advice. I would like to turn my bath 180 degrees. I need to extend the current pipes with about 1.5 meters.

I am attaching photos of the existing piping, which is polyplumb. The white wastewater pipe appears to be 40mm, however its walls are slightly thicker than the new 40mm wastepipe I got.

I have tried with flexible tap connectors however there are leaks.

Could you please advise what the best way would be to do this? I have very little plumbing knowledge.

Note: I have received two quotes from plumbers to do the job for me, one is for £180, and one for £280.

Thank you.
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By REDSAW
#8349
Hi,
best advice! get a plumber in.
a bath is next most difficult to fit than a boiler, get it wrong and you will end up with a lot of damage.
There is a lot to fitting a bath:
re enforcing the floor
correct hieght and levelling sturdy fixing to the wall or it will move.
not all pipe fixtures are the same or interchangeable
40 gallons of water and a peron above your head!

£180 sounds like an average price, i would go with that.
By SimonG
#8350
Difficult to say without a picture further back. Signs of solvent weld but the compression tee indicates a possible miss match on the wastes.

For me £200 would see it sorted and the pipework hot, cold and wastes sorted out.
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By REDSAW
#8352
vazov wrote:
October 11th, 2020, 4:06 pm
Hi all,

In its original state, it is not leaking from anywhere.

When I tried to extend the existing pipes using flexible tap connectors, it was leaking from the connection points.

Thank you all for the replies, much appreciated.
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