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How To Hang A Mirror Over Bathroom Panels

bathroom mirror over wall panels

Bathroom mirrors are one of those bathroom accessories that are sorely missed when you don’t have one. If the bathroom is where you do your grooming but you’ve not installed a mirror for fear of damaging your wall panels, chances are that you’ve noticed the lack of functionality not being able to see yourself brings.

However, after reading this instructional guide on how to hang a mirror over bathroom wall panels, you’ll have no excuse not to have one. Fitting a mirror might look daunting to the novice DIYer, but with the help of a friend and the right drill, it’s quite straightforward.

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A Beginners Guide to Bathroom Adhesive

bathroom adhesive application

With so many types of adhesive out there, it can be confusing trying to figure out which type is best for each purpose. However, there are specific bathroom adhesives out there which have specific qualities making them perfect for bathroom use.

Taking the time to familiarise yourself with some of the bathroom adhesives on the market will save you a lot of frustration when you come to needing to use one yourself. Most adhesives promise a firm hold but with so many different types of surface in the bathroom, it’s essential to find the right adhesive for your needs.

Because surfaces need preparing before applying the adhesive and you then have to wait for it to dry, returning to find out that you’ve used the wrong type can be a frustrating experience.

Get it right first time with our guide to bathroom adhesive.

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Commercial Bathroom Design and Fitting Tips

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As a business owner or manager, there are so many things to consider when it comes to keeping your customers happy – from pricing to customer service. One thing that’s often overlooked or neglected, however, is the quality and suitability of facilities, and more specifically bathrooms.

If the rest of your business is in good working order, addressing your commercial bathroom can be a quick win for further improving the perception of your business.

Offering a high standard commercial bathroom to your customers can hugely benefit a business. By giving your customers a better experience, you’re increasing the likelihood of them returning and recommending the business to friends and colleagues.

As a customer there’s nothing more off-putting than a dirty, unhygienic, or poorly designed commercial bathroom. So, make sure you get your bathroom right. Whether it’s in a café, restaurant, shop, or any other commercial setting, follow our 3 biggest commercial bathroom tips.

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Is Mould in the Bathroom Dangerous?

black mould in bathroom

Anyone who’s ever cleaned a bathroom will know how annoying black mould can be. It seems to be able to build up in the grouting between wall tiles no matter how well you stay on top of your bathroom cleaning duties, making it seem like there’s no point in cleaning in the first place.

Outside of how unsightly and difficult to keep at bay black mould is – should you be concerned if it rears its head in your bathroom? Is black mould in the bathroom dangerous or is it something you can ignore?

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Bathroom Trends That Can Put Off Buyers

When the latest bathroom trends are constantly changing, it can be tempting to keep up with them by regularly updating your bathroom with the latest features and fittings. However, there are certain trends that you’ll want to steer clear from if you’re planning to sell your home. Some bathroom trends can actually make your bathroom less appealing to buyers! Continue reading

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4 Hacks for Keeping Your Bathroom Clean

A clean bathroom is something that we all strive to maintain. But it’s often easier said than done.

Although water is the main component of most cleaning products, in the bathroom it is often the root cause of lengthy cleaning jobs.

One of the ways to dramatically reduce the time spent to cleaning your bathroom is by allocating time to regular maintenance. Regular maintenance of fittings like pipes, shower heads, tiles and shower screens can also extend the life span of your bathroom fixtures. But this is just one recommendation. Continue reading on for some additional tips that will make this chore a lot easier!

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How To Speed Up Cleaning Time In Your Hotel

Cleaning one bathroom is time-consuming enough, so multiplying that workload by however many bathrooms are in your hotel results in a mammoth cleaning effort. However, there are steps you can take that will end up saving you time in the long run! Here are some of our top tips to make your hotel bathrooms as low maintenance as possible. These tips are guaranteed to make cleaning them a breeze for hotel housekeeping!

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Best Neutral Colours For A Bathroom

Choosing the colour schemes for rooms in your home is one of the most exciting parts of updating your décor. Different colours can give rooms a completely different feel. We all spend time in our bathrooms every day, so putting a little thought into your bathroom colours and making sure they’re right is a definitely good idea.

To help, here are some of our suggestions for good neutral colours to use when decorating your bathroom.

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How to Improve A Tired Bathroom

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If your bathroom lacks energy and excitement, it can really start your day on the wrong foot.

Getting up every morning and preparing for the hours ahead in a drab, tired room can get you down and put a damper on your home life.

If this is the case in your home, it is very likely that you are looking into bathroom renovations. You will be happy to know that you don’t need to rip everything out of your room and start again to get a brand-new vibe.

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How Businesses Benefit from PVC Wall Panels

As a business owner, you have to ensure your work premises are practical, while giving off a professional vibe. It might not be a solution you’ve considered but PVC wall panels could be the answer to those tatty walls.

Often referred to as bathroom cladding, these wall panels are completely waterproof, hygienic and durable – everything a business is looking for in their wall solutions – and for a reasonable price too.

Here’s a few different types of companies who could benefit from wall cladding:

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