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Five Wall Cladding Ideas for Your Home

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When deciding to redecorate your home, you may have come across, or considered, wall cladding.

If you are looking for an inexpensive and simple way to change the appearance of your home, and add some extra value while you are at it, wall cladding is an extremely effective method of doing this!

However, if you’re unsure of how, or where, it can be used around the house, you should know that cladded walls are extremely versatile. They can be installed in the kitchen, utility rooms, playrooms and bathrooms.

If you’re finding it difficult to get started, we can help.

Read on to discover five different ideas that feature wall cladding, to help you take the first steps in your dream home:

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How to Maximise Your Bathroom Storage

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Having a small bathroom, with minimal space to store your belongings can be frustrating as it can negatively affect how you feel about your home.

Relaxing and unwinding at the end of the day can be difficult if you’re surrounded by clutter and have nowhere to put it.

This issue is less common with rooms such as the kitchen and bedrooms, as they naturally have many more storage options, such as cupboards and wardrobes.

However, this does not necessarily mean that there are no steps you can take to bump up the storage situation in your bathroom.

To find out how you can maximise your bathroom storage and find a place to put your things, read on for our list of helpful tips and tricks:

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Three Ways to Bring Your Bathroom Up-to-Date


With a room as important as a bathroom, it is incredibly noticeable if the décor or features are outdated. So, if you’re reading this and thinking about your avocado suite upstairs, we can help.

The bathroom is heavily used by visitors, so it’s certainly a place where impressions of your home are instantly made. Old-fashioned designs and worn flooring won’t leave them with much to shout about.

Therefore, we have compiled a list of small changes that you can make to the room to bring it up-to-date and impress your guests. Read on to find out more about how to incorporate a modern bathroom design into your home:
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How a Glass Shower Enclosure Can Improve Your Home

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Whether it is getting ready for the day ahead, or unwinding after the day you’ve had, a lot goes on in the bathroom. Therefore, if you’re not 100% happy with how it looks or feels, it can have a negative effect on your life.

One of the easiest ways to improve your bathroom, and in turn your whole home-life, is to change your shower. As quite a large feature in your bathroom, upgrading it will have a massive effect on the whole room.

A glass shower enclosure is a modern, easy way to turn your bathroom around for the better. Here are a few ways that installing this feature can improve your home.
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Four Steps Towards a Low Maintenance Bathroom

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Cleaning is not the most exciting activity. We can all agree on that. However, as tedious as you may find it, it is a necessity.

A bathroom is where you get prepared at the start of the day, clean yourself, and relax at the end of the day. Therefore, it’s incredibly important that the room itself has a clean and clear atmosphere. This can seem like a mammoth task.

However, this doesn’t have to be the case. There are a few choices you can make when decorating your bathroom which will make cleaning and tidying so much easier.

Read on to find out our top tips on how to cut down the time you spend doing chores, with a low maintenance bathroom:

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Seven Ways to Make Your Bathroom Warmer This Winter

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Your bathroom is supposed to be your chosen room for relaxation.

A nice warm soak or a hot shower can help you to wash away the stress, worry and responsibilities of the day. However, it is not that easy to relax if your bathroom heating is all wrong, you can’t keep your bath warm and your teeth keep chattering.

If your bathroom isn’t correctly equipped for winter then you will feel the effects immediately. Whether it be cold floors making you uncomfortable in the morning or a shower that takes too long to heat, winter can be a real struggle if your bathroom needs updating.

To ensure your bathroom can cope with the colder months ahead, we have put together a list of seven tips to keep it warmer this winter. Read on to find out more. Continue reading

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Three Ways to Deep Clean Your Bathroom

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Your bathroom is one of the most commonly used room at home.

And obviously, due to its high usage by family members and guests, it’s important to keep it tidy at all times because it’s not just towels being folded up nicely on the towel rail that they’ll be judging you on.

Any mould or dirt on show not only looks grim – it’s a hotspot for health hazards.

Below, read about the three main reasons why you should give your bathroom a good scrub regularly and the easiest ways to do it:
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Five Signs Your Bathroom is in Urgent Need of Revamping


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You spend a LOT of time in your bathroom.

It’s the room where you prepare for your day, whether you’re doing your make up or brushing your teeth.

It’s where you shower and wash your hair.

And most importantly, it’s the relaxing place you turn to for a long candlelit bath and a good book.

As you can see, the bathroom gets its fair share of use, so you’ll want to make sure it’s in the best condition it can possibly be. Read on to discover five signs that your bathroom is in urgent need of a revamp.
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Why Your Bathroom is the Most Important Room in the House

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With great shower, comes great responsibility. While you may feel as though your kitchen or bedroom is where you may spend most of your time, this does not necessarily mean that these are the most important rooms.

In this post, we’ve shared the top four reasons why your bathroom should be rightfully hailed most important room in your house.

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How to Improve an Imperfect Bathroom


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It’s not surprising to forget that your bathroom is one of the most used rooms in your home, by both yourself, your family and more importantly, your guests.

After a while, due to the wet conditions, the quality of your bathroom’s design will deteriorate over time, making it less appealing on the eye.

To ensure that your bathroom remains presentable, here are a few simple tips on how you can perfect your imperfect bathroom.

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