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Seven Tips for a Senior-Friendly Bathroom

Pensioner being supported in the home. Striking a balance between functionality and style is key to any successful bathroom design, but perhaps even more so when considering a full senior-friendly bathroom for the elderly. Thankfully, considerable progress has been made when it comes to blending functionality and aesthetic appeal in bathroom furniture and products, making it easier than ever before for bathrooms to be designed with the elderly in mind.

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Bathroom Trends 2020

Modern Bathroom

Trend forecasting is hugely important in the world of interior design. What we predict today, could be in everyone’s homes next year. Not only can trend forecasting predict the colour and style that will prove popular in the year ahead. Here at DBS Bathrooms, we know that bathrooms are primarily functional spaces, but what’s stopping you from making a statement with its design?

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Creating A Loft Bathroom Or Attic En Suite

Attic shower room conversion

Traditionally, people tend to convert an unused loft into an additional bedroom, but this often means that the nearest bathroom is located a couple of flights below, resulting in the attic dweller being last in line for the morning shower. The solution? Utilise the existing space and raise your home’s value by up to 5% by incorporating an ensuite bathroom into your attic area.

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Incorporating Plants into the Bathroom

Plants are a great addition to any bathroom, adding colour, life and even purifying the air. But when choosing the ideal plant for your bathroom, it’s important to do your research. Despite the warm, humid air that’s produced by your daily shower, it can get cold when the room is left unused or empty during the day or at night.

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4 Types of Period Bathrooms

Period bathrooms have always been popular amongst homeowners, especially those who are lucky enough to have Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian or Art Deco properties. Key features like free-standing baths, wooden floors and separate showers make a period bathroom the ideal family bathroom, with design TV shows and even period dramas allowing their continued popularity.

In this blog we’ll discover four different types of period home, and how you can decorate and design your bathroom to make sure it’s in-keeping.

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Creating a Vintage Bathroom with Small Touches

The bathroom may not be the first space that springs to mind when considering a vintage style room in your home but there’s lots you can do to a bathroom to make it a vintage haven.

Don’t despair if your vintage vision is all fogged up, because we’ve put together our best tips and tricks to transform any bathroom into a quirky, vintage-inspired bathing space that’s 100% you.

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Creating a Japanese Style Bathroom

Japanese style is synonymous with simplicity and minimalism, partly due to its association with the Buddhist religion. Since the 1920s, Japan has been a source of inspiration for homeowners and interior designers eager to incorporate the Japanese culture of relaxation into their everyday routine.

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How To Create A Modern Monochrome Bathroom

Monochrome often refers to a colour scheme of black and white, or a colour scheme that includes two varying tones of the same colour. For example, a charcoal grey and light grey scheme would also be referred to as monochrome.

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Using Wall Panels Around The Home

Although wall and ceiling panels are most commonly used in the bathroom (their waterproof qualities are perfect for this), there are many uses in the home for interior cladding. Whether it’s a statement wall in the hallway, an alternative to tiles in the kitchen, or a hardwearing wall cladding option in the utility room, there are many ways to use wall panels beyond the bathroom.

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How To Create A Relaxing Nature-Inspired Bathroom

A bathroom should be a place that you enjoy spending time in, whether it’s a personal retreat or a practical family bathroom. At the end of a long day, it’s ideal to be able to relax in a hot bath – but for one reason or the other, we often don’t.

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