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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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Disabled Bathroom Design Guide

If you’re redesigning your bathroom, this is the perfect opportunity to make it accessible to people with all levels of physical ability. Having an accessible bathroom means that people with different mobility needs or people of different ages are comfortably able to use your bathroom. You might be preparing your bathroom for when your own mobility is hindered or making it suitable for guests with disabilities.

Making your bathroom truly accessible means that you’ll be prepared for all guests, not just those with full mobility, and it’s a forward-thinking way of making your home more practical.

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How To Get The Most From An Ensuite Bathroom

To most of us, an ensuite bathroom is more of a luxury than a reality. However, they are becoming more and more popular in homes around the country as people fall for the convenience that they allow. As they are often rooms that are added in after the house has been built, ensuites can be small and without natural light.

Also known as master bathrooms, in some cases, en suites are known to increase value to your property by as much as 5%. As with any structural work to your home, before you begin work on creating your ensuite, you should consider what the best way to use the space is.

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