Bathroom DIY: What can (and Should) you Tackle Yourself?

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When it comes to bathroom DIY, it's in your best interest to proceed with caution. After all, all that running water means its the room that has the biggest potential for DIY disasters, and any issues could cause serious damage to your home. 

However, there are some jobs you can cautiously tackle, whether you're a beginner DIYer or a little more competent when it comes to renovating a house

Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title and former digital editor of He has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating his own Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. He's recently finished his kitchen renovation, which involved knocking through walls, and landscaping a courtyard garden, and is currently working on a bathroom renovation.