Impey launches fifth wetroom training tour

Impey launches fifth wetroom training tour

March 2020

Now entering its fifth successful year, the Impey We Are Wetrooms installation training tour has welcomed over 1,000 installers, retailers, plumbers, and tilers.

Once again throughout 2020 the specialist wetroom training event will tour nine locations, giving eager learners the opportunity to develop or expand their wetroom fitting expertise; and booking is now open!

Understanding how to fit, waterproof and tile a wetroom are essential skills in today’s bathroom sector.  The value of the wetrooms market has experienced good growth since 2014, and continues to offer significant growth potential in the UK bathroom market.  It is estimated that around 6% of UK homes now have a wetroom installation.

In 2018, the value of the wetroom market was estimated at £92 million at manufacturers’ selling prices (MSP). This represents an increase of over 16% over the last five years.

Impey’s We Are Wetrooms UK training tour was launched in 2016 to meet prevalent demand for educational, ‘hands-on’ wetroom installation training.  Following four-years of sell-out dates, increasing numbers of installers are keen to benefit from the opportunities afforded from wetroom installation.

The We Are Wetrooms tour 2020 kicks off in March, combining extensive training on all Impey’s market-leading wetroom solutions including the award-winning Aqua-Dec EasyFit and Aqua-Dec Linear floor formers, recognised as the leading and most reliable wetroom solutions on the market.

Also covered as part of the training day is the installation of Impey’s Waterguard tanking solution, and the Aqua-Grade and Aqua-Grade Linear screed templates for new pour concrete floors.  New for 2020, a spotlight on pumped waste options includes information, training and demos from Whale Pumps.

Lead by Shaun Hunt, Technical Field Manager, with over 20 years’ experience in the sector, the training day incorporates:

  • Wetroom installation and floor formers
  • Wetroom installation into a wooden or concrete floor
  • How to achieve the accurate wetroom gradient
  • Drainage: gravity fed and pumped waste
  • Leak-free water proofing
  • Tiling a floor former or wetroom tray

Sarah Hodgson, Brand Manager, comments: “There continues to be lots of new business opportunities for trained wetroom installers across domestic, commercial and healthcare sectors. Through the We Are Wetrooms tour we’re really pleased to be able to share our knowledge and help installers and retailers access those opportunities!”
The 2020 We Are Wetrooms tour dates are:

  • Wednesday 18th March
    Coventry: Ricoh Arena
  • Wednesday 8th April
    Plymouth: Cricket Club
  • Wednesday 29th April
    Liverpool: Everton Football Club
  • Wednesday 20th May
    Scotland: Murrayfield Stadium
  • Wednesday 10th June
    London: Twickenham
  • Wednesday 8th July
    Swansea: Liberty Stadium
  • Wednesday 2nd September
    Belfast: Windsor Park
  • Wednesday 14th October
    Sunderland: Quayside Exchange
  • Wednesday 11th November
    Southampton: Ageas Bowl

The days run from 9.30am to 3pm and include a warm lunch. A one-off registration fee of £15 secures a space on the date of your choice, but places are limited at each venue.  To secure a place, visit: www.impeyshowers.com/training.

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