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How To Prepare Walls for Bathroom Wall Panels

Home Bathroom Renovation: Process of putting up sheet rock onto the stud frames

Bathroom wall panels give a professional, unified finish, and are gaining popularity in homes all over the country thanks to their easy installation and simple maintenance. Before you begin with the installation, however, be sure to know exactly how to prepare your walls to make sure you get the best results.

Older houses, terraced homes, and houses that have had previous structural damage are likely to have uneven walls. This post explores the ways in which you can prepare your uneven walls to ensure the best possible finish when new wall panels are installed.

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How To Create Recessed Bathroom Shelves with Wall Panels

Shower shelf detail in wall of herringbone marble tiles

Recessed shelves are ideal for creating extra storage in your bathroom. Whether you decide to install one into a stud wall or inside the shower, recessed shelves allow you to create shelf storage without decreasing space inside the room. This makes recessed shelves perfect for use in small bathrooms or bathrooms with low ceilings.

Use recessed bathroom shelves to hold toiletries, towels, plants and accessories. They are a relatively simple DIY project that can instantly update your bathroom. Consider installing recessed bathroom shelves or a recessed shower shelf before adding waterproof bathroom wall panels for a professional finish.

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Planning Your Self-Build Bathroom

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Building a bathroom from scratch doesn’t sound easy, but with the right planning and a clear idea of how you want your bathroom to look and feel when it’s done, you’re already halfway there.

So, first things first, what is your new bathroom design? Pinterest is a great place to find inspiration, as well as home design magazines, both online and in shops. Deciding how you want your bathroom to look and feel is a lot of fun and can take you in all sorts of directions, if you give yourself the time to explore.

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Small Shower Room Design Ideas

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There are several reasons why you might be looking for small shower room design ideas. Maybe you’re looking to create an en-suite shower room in a master bedroom? Or you’re hoping to find inspiration before building a new bathroom from scratch? You might even just have a small bathroom that you want to make the most out of!

Whatever your reason is for looking for small shower room design inspiration, you’re in the right place. From space saving tips, to optical tricks, here are our ten favourite small shower room design ideas that’ll help you to maximise the space in your bathroom.

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Space Saving Ideas for Small Bathrooms

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Owners of small bathrooms and en-suites may be familiar with the daily struggle to maintain a tidy and well-organised bathroom. However, a well organised space isn’t just for people with large bathrooms and homes. Whether you’re a renter or a home-owner, there’s always something that you can do to maximise the space in your small bathroom.

Accessorise your bathroom with hooks, tiered storage or storage baskets, all of which look sleek and modern alongside bathroom wall panels. These five space saving bathroom ideas are perfect for reorganising your space and making the most of what you’ve got.

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5 Habits That Will Help To Maintain Your Bathroom

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When your bathroom is brand new and finished, you’ll be excited to use it. The shower is clean, the towels are fluffed and fresh, and your shampoo and shower gel bottles are tidied away. A newly decorated bathroom instils new habits that will keep the room clean and tidy. These five handy tips are good bathroom habits that will keep your bathroom clean, tidy and well-kept, meaning that you can be proud of your bathroom for years to come.

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Ways to Declutter Your Bathroom

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Bathrooms are one of the most important rooms in the house and they’re often used when we’re in a rush – especially in the hectic mornings before work or the school run. Whether it’s pyjamas, clothes, or towels on the floor, unwanted toiletries mounting on shelves, or dust around the outside of the bath, lots of details can contribute to a cluttered looking bathroom.

These four tips will help you to have a good bathroom clear out – perfect for a spring clean at any time of the year – and give you a great start to keeping your bathroom clutter-free.

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How to Add Colour To Your Bathroom

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A beautiful bathroom can be the most relaxing room in the house. After a long day, what’s better than taking a soak in the bathtub or a nice long shower? Choosing the right colours to use in your bathroom can play a part in how relaxing the space is.

Although most modern bathrooms will use neutral shades, colour can help to add personality and warmth to your bathroom.

Whether you’re going to add colour through accessories or through fixtures and fittings, you should consider the benefits that a splash of colour in your bathroom could bring.

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How To Use Black Cladding Around The Home

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Wall panelling and cladding is the modern alternative to tiling, but you shouldn’t be afraid to go for a dark colour. Black or anthracite can create a timeless but minimalist look, perfect for adding character to your home.

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Create a Smart Bathroom at Home

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In a lot of ways, the bathroom hasn’t changed in many years. Baths are usually fitted against the wall, showers are often over the bath, and sinks are white, with storage nearby. However, the recent surge in popularity of home-technology has brought with it some innovations that can bring your bathroom into the 21st century, improving it in ways you didn’t even know were possible!

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