To ensure your planned work will be accepted, please read over the following guidance note before continuing with your request:

Bathroom Suites

  1. Where an appliance is being re-sited, all areas, i.e. floors, walls, skirtings, must be made good.

  2. Clear access into the bathroom must be maintained.

  3. All electrical earth bonding must be reinstated.

  4. All joins from baths and wash hand basins to walls must be adequately sealed. Baths must be a minimum of 1700mm long.

  5. Where panelling has been formed at water outlets, i.e. bath or the basin, panels must be screw fitted to enable access to pipework or have a proprietary access panel fitted.

  6. For whirlpool baths, tenants will be responsible for the annual maintenance to clear jets and associated pipework. Qualified tradespeople must carry out electrical installation, and a copy of the Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificate must be provided to confirm works are up to standard. The tenant may have to remove this bath and fit the existing or agreed on alternative at the tenancy end.

ELECTRIC SHOWERS

  1. Qualified tradespeople must carry out the installation.

  2. The water supply to the shower must be controlled via a non-return stop valve.

  3. A qualified electrician must carry the electrical work and part P of the Building Regulations. You must also provide a copy of the Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificate to confirm works are up to standard.

  4. A suitable screen or curtain must be fitted to retain the water within the wet area.

  5. Area surrounding shower must be suitably tiled or fitted with water resistant panelling, and all joints made watertight.

SHOWER TRAYS/CUBICLES

  1. Area surrounding shower must be suitably tiled or fitted with water resistant panelling, and all joints made watertight.

  2. All water supply pipes must be adequately earth bonded.

  3. Should the bath be removed to accommodate the shower tray, all exposed areas, i.e. walls, skirtings, must be made good.

  4. Upon termination of tenancy, the tenant may be required to reinstate the original bath, complete with all fittings.

Agree & Continue

Hayden Grant – Veteran

I am grateful to the support given by Veterans Housing Scotland; the charity has really helped in improving the lives of my family and given us a chance to build a decent future.

Hayden Grant – Veteran, Royal Regiment of Scotland