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How to Make a New House Feel Like a Home

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Whilst purchasing and moving into a new house is an experience that you’ll remember for life, you may come to feel like you don’t feel ‘at home’ or settled into your new place.

It’s a dilemma that many new homeowners face, especially if you’ve moved directly into your own pad after leaving your parents’ house, but feelings of being unsettled can leave you wondering if you’ve made the right living arrangements.

In this article, we’ve shared four tips on how to get used to a new home and make your new property feel like a space where you can relax and unwind:

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How to Refresh Your Bathroom on a Budget

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Unfortunately, the bathroom is one area of the home that is often the most neglected when it comes to decorating. We don’t tend to spend much of our free time in there and many people assume that it’s difficult to refresh the space without completing a full bathroom makeover.

Considering that the bathroom is frequently used for relaxation, you may soon grow bored of the old tiles and flooring. Fortunately, there are a few simple cleaning and décor tips that you can follow to make your bathroom look as good as new without replacing everything in the space.

In this guide, we’ve shared some simple advice that can help to refresh your bathroom on a budget and inject life back into the area:

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How to Fit Wall Panels

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Any DIY decoration can be tricky, but re-styling a frequently used room such as the bathroom can make the task seem impossible.

When it comes to decorating your walls, it can feel like you only have two choices: waterproof paint or tiles. However, there is a third option which can provide both time and cost savings. Continue reading

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Fire-Resistant Cladding

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Last month there was an awful fire in an apartment block in London, in which the cladding being used on the building was reported to have contributed to the spread of the fire.

The cladding used in the Grenfell Tower tragedy was exterior cladding that proved to not be fire-resistant. It consisted of two aluminium sheets with a polyethylene core, which is considered a flammable material. This meant that when the fire started, it spread to other areas in the building much quicker than it should have. Continue reading

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Shower Wall Panels vs Ceramic Tiles: Which is Better?

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So, summer is here and you’ve decided your bathroom needs an overhaul. You’ve chosen your new sink, toilet and even your units, but when it comes to the walls, what is the right choice?

You may be considering fitting your bathroom with ceramic tiles, but this can be a difficult, time- consuming and expensive job. Luckily, there is an alternative which can give you the style you’re looking for at a fraction of the time and cost. Continue reading

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Three Practical Uses For Wetwall In Your Home

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For many home owners, cleaning accounts for a large chunk of home-related tasks. Whether you’re cleaning the bathroom or wiping down the surfaces after cooking a meal for your family, it’s no surprise that you want to find alternative ways to decorate your home whilst still being practical.

Wetwall panels are being coming increasingly popular for this reason. Unlike tiles, they’re easy to maintain and don’t require constant cleaning. Wetwall panels are also much easier to install than their tile counterpart, which means that you can use them throughout many different rooms in the house.

In this article, we’ve shared three practical uses for Wetwall panels in your home, along with how you can incorporate them within the existing interior design of your room:

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How To Clean Plastic Wall Cladding

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Keeping your bathroom clean and presentable can be a daunting task for some. Tiles and grout are especially demanding as without a regular clean, mould can grow out of control on these surfaces.

If you’re looking for a bathroom wall design that is low maintenance, PVC wall panels are an ideal choice. This easy-to-fit alternative to tiling allows you to choose from a range of stylish designs such as Premium White Sparkle cladding.

Are you tired or weary of the constant care that bathroom tiles need? Here are some of the benefits of plastic wall cladding, as well as how to keep them clean.

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How To Get The Clean Bathroom You’ve Always Dreamed About

Once we have created our dream bathroom, we vow to keep it spotless for all eternity; only to find three months down the line that we have put off that weekly clean for almost a month now. But with these top secret cleaning hints and tips, you can say farewell to elbow grease and give your bathroom a shine that will have all your guests talking: Continue reading

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How To Give Your Bathroom A High End Make Over On A Budget

One of the many joys of visiting a hotel is being able to relax in a bathroom you know hasn’t skimped on style. There seems to be such delight in knowing that you are being pampered in a room that has had extensive design work carried out with the highest quality materials available. Sounds amazing, right? But what if we told you that you can have that same hotel-feeling every day in your own home, without having to pay hotel prices? Continue reading

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Giveaway Time! Win 2x Ed Sheeran Tickets With DBS Bathrooms!

Are you a die hard Ed Sheeran fan looking to watch your idol play at the sold out Wembley Stadium on Sunday, 12th July 2015? Well, today is your lucky day! We have two tickets to give away to one lucky person.

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