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Garage Conversion to form a toilet.

Just about 50% of all the garage conversions I personally complete will have a requirement from the homeowner for the addition of a ground floor cloaks area containing a toilet wc or combined with a shower room. If the existing property does not already have a ground floor WC at least then this is a very worthwhile addition.

Sometimes if space is tight, this toilet wc area can be combined with a utility room as well but its access off the kitchen may not be to everyone’s taste. If the access to the garage conversion containing the toilet and utility room is accessed off the hall way then this is usually acceptable for most home owners.

There is the usual problem of getting a natural fall drainage system in place and sometimes this can become very difficult and costly if you are unable to connect into an existing soil and vent pipe for example. However, a pumped macerator system (such as a sani-flow unit) can sometimes overcome this and is an alternative to installing expensive foul drains.






























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