Ripping out your bathroom prior to renovating guarantees that you can complete the project without stopping work to get rid of your bathtub or maybe another big permanent fixture. Ripping out your bathroom requires getting rid of all objects connected to your walls: the counter, the sink, the tub as well as the toilet. There is no need to take out the flooring, as you might want to lay down flooring over the current floor. You possibly will not need to rip out the walls, either, if you do not want to disturb the plumbing as well as wiring. To rip out your bathroom, you will need simple plumbing along with carpentry skills.
Items You will need
Get rid of all wall accessories inside the bathroom, for instance towel bars, framed art as well as decorative mirrors. Remove anchoring screws keeping accessories on the wall using a screwdriver. Take out nails using a hammer. Set all accessories to one side.
Get rid of the sink from your vanity. Weaken the putty underneath the lip on the sink using a utility knife. Switch off the water for the bathroom on the main water supply. Get rid of the plumbing attached to the sink with an adjustable wrench. Carefully take out the sink.
Remove the vanity. If your vanity is attached to your wall, open the cabinet door, and utilize a drill to take out the anchoring screws keeping it in place. Carefully yank the vanity from the wall using a pry bar.
Remove the bathtub faucet, knobs as well as showerhead, utilizing a drill. Carefully take the cover off of these to reveal the anchoring screws keeping them in place, and also get rid of the anchoring screws. Turn the bathtub faucet counter-clockwise until eventually it comes off. Position a channel lock along with pliers around the water-supply tube, and turn counter-clockwise until finally it comes off. Cut the putty keeping the tub-surround panels in position using a utility knife, and also yank the panels clear of the wall. Get rid of the anchoring screws in the tub flange which secure it on the wall, utilizing a drill. Detach the drain from beneath the tub having an adjustable wrench, and also take out tub from bathroom.
Get rid of the nuts on the bolts which hold the toilet constantly in place, with your hands. Confirm the water remains to be off, and also disconnect your plumbing line on the back of the toilet with an adjustable wrench. Loosen your bolts keeping the toilet on the floor with an adjustable wrench. Delicately pick up the toilet from your floor, and put aside.