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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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Top 3 Utility Room Design Ideas

Utility rooms are becoming more popular to have in the home, to the point where they’re starting to be included in floorplans for new builds more often. Utility rooms house common appliances and laundry facilities as well as often doubling up as a cloakroom and boot store. Basically, they’re a messy room that you can close the door on to get away from.

They make excellent sense, especially in houses with open plan kitchens where the noise of a washing machine or dishwasher can be disruptive. They also often work towards adding value to your home, as long as it doesn’t encroach on the space of your kitchen or downstairs bathroom. If space is an issue but you want a utility room, you can always consider adding a small extension on the side of your home to allow for one. There are plenty of small utility room ideas to help you make the most of your space.

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The Ultimate Guide To Bathroom Colour Schemes

Bathroom with Orange Suite

Choosing the right colour scheme for your bathroom can be a mammoth task. Not only do you need to consider current trends, you should also make sure you’re picking colours and designs that won’t look outdated any time soon.

In this guide, we’ll cover some of the best colour schemes for bathrooms so you can see what you like and work from there.

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Wet Room Design Ideas

Why choose a wet room?

The main reason that people choose to install a wet room in their homes is to reap the practical benefits they offer, although they look sleek and modern too which makes them the ideal renovation for a traditional home being brought into the 21st century. Wet rooms are easy to maintain and clean and are also perfect for aging or disabled family members as they have an open plan design, meaning that the shower area isn’t enclosed and access is easy.

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Bathroom Trends with Staying Power

Redecorating is exciting, but we all know what happens. We go on Pinterest to get inspired, have a few hundred ideas rolling round in our heads, and then wonder how on earth to realise them. The danger with following trends is that a year or two down the line, the trend could be over, and you could be left with a room that needs updating.

The trends in this blog have been around long enough to prove their worth. Often harking back to vintage or industrial looks, they’re sure to be timeless – ensuring you have a beautiful bathroom that will stay in fashion for years to come.

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Unique and Modern Bathroom Colour Ideas

Bringing colour into the bathroom can strike fear into even the bravest DIYers heart. Our fear of coloured bathroom suites means that the only space left for colour in the bathroom is often either on the walls or on the floor.

If you’re ready to face your fears and try something new in the bathroom, however, a fresh and modern bathroom colour scheme can be the best and most economical way to do it. Choosing a unique colour will allow you to update the bathroom quickly whilst displaying the personality of your home – but what’s the best bathroom colour for you?

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How to Deliver an Affordable Bathroom Makeover at Home

Bathrooms are used every day of the year, and when they get outdated, they can hugely influence how you feel about your home. It’s well known that bathroom makeovers can be expensive. Luckily, it’s also one of the easiest rooms to quickly refresh so if your bathroom is in need of a new look but you can’t afford to splash out for a full renovation, there are plenty of affordable bathroom makeover tips that you can make use of.

These affordable bathroom renovation techniques can overhaul the way your bathroom feels, without the costs that you might expect.

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Best Bathroom Upgrade Ideas

Tired of a gloomy bathroom that starts your day off in the wrong way? These upgrade ideas are an excellent way to bring your bathroom back to life.

Before you begin the renovation, consider each part of the bathroom separately and decide what parts of the room are contributing most to its dreary look. By addressing these, you’ll be able to have the biggest impact on the room as a whole, with the least amount of effort.

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How To Remove And Prevent Bathroom Ceiling Mould

Man's hands removing air duct cover from ceiling

Mould is unfortunately very common in bathrooms, as the wet and humid conditions of a bathroom are the perfect environment for mould growth. A mouldy bathroom doesn’t only look bad, though, as it can also be bad for your health.

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