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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Bathrooms are used every day of the year, and when they get outdated, they can hugely influence how you feel about your home.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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Why Bathroom Wall Panels Are Perfect For The Family Bathroom

Father with two toddlers brushing teeth in the bathroom at home.

Sharing a bathroom can be tricky. Kids leave wet towels on the floor, the toilet seat is always up, and empty toothpaste tubes gather on the windowsill. When hectic family life gets in the way, a bathroom should be a heavenly retreat – somewhere where all the family can enjoy relaxing after a long day at work or school. So, when you decide to design a new modern family bathroom and you’re thinking of what family bathroom ideas you can use, start by thinking about the parts of your current bathroom that you’d most like to change.

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How To Use Wall Panels In Traditional Bathrooms

If you have a home that was built over seventy years ago, you may prefer to keep things traditional when updating your bathroom. Although a Victorian style bathroom doesn’t suit every home, using classic bathroom designs such as panelled walls, large chrome fittings and a period-style bathroom suite can transform the space into something more in-keeping.

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Natural Homemade Cleaning Products For Wall Panels

Hand moves chemical cleaners from table while letting vinegar remain.

Although bathroom wall panels made of PVC are easy to clean, you should avoid using abrasive or heavy-duty cleaners on the panels. Natural, homemade cleaning products are a great way to protect your home against bad bacteria but are also a lot better for the environment.

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Why Wall Panels Are Perfect For Hotel Bathrooms

bathrobe in bathroom

First impressions really do count in the hotel industry, and there’s no better way to make a lasting impression than with a modern and clean bathroom. Hotel guests will be charmed by sample sized soaps and fluffy towels, but if the bathroom looks tired and out of date, it could automatically seem dirty.

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