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Yes, a quick fix in my bathroom in an early colonial house; I lifted the red speckled nylon carpet (!!!!) and laid black and white vinyl tiles chequerboard style on a diagonal so they expanded the size of the room visually and I had no issues with lining up with the crooked walls. Laid them straight onto the wooden floor - no issues! (Although Im sure the experts would disagree!) Then painted the existing t&g walls and ceiling white and added blue trims. Looked fabulous and fitted the style of the 1860s cottage. Incidentally I loved the ventilation/glazing in this room which was an internal one; no external walls. It had a roof window, set high up in the ceiling, all lined with the same t&g, with a loop of sash-cord that you pulled through the screw-arm mechanism to open or close it. Quaint, ancient and very effective!

Currently a builder is ripping all existing out of bathroom in my tiny flat prior to me moving in - I know it will cost but am prepared to pay for the massive improvement this will make! I do hope the plumbing is connected before I move!

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Tk Olive
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