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How to Redesign a Bathroom Without Changing the Layout

Bathroom designs require time, dedication and in most cases…money!

More extensive renovations could require tough jobs like relaying pipework and laying a new floor, but sometimes, all a bathroom needs is a makeover to make it appear as good as new.

When it comes to redesigning your bathroom, the smallest things can make a big difference, and sometimes they can change the look without the need to alter the bathroom layout.

If you’re not looking to loosen the purse strings substantially, then here are some manageable tweaks you can make to help redesign a bathroom without changing its current layout:

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Small Bathroom Décor Ideas Which Make a Difference

With trends changing by the season, some people feel pressured to vary their bathroom décor regularly in order to ‘keep up’.

Bathroom redesigns and renovations can cost families an arm and a leg, but there’s no reason to panic, as there are a few small tweaks that can make a big difference to the overall look of your bathroom.

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Perfect Playroom Ideas for Your Home

It is undeniable that children bring a large amount of energy to a home, however, sometimes this can also lead to an incredible amount of mess!

Creating a playroom is a great idea, as it will give your kids their own zone to unwind and unleash their creativity, without wreaking havoc on the whole house.

Unlike any other room, this is a place that is only limited by your imagination. As exciting as this concept is, it can sometimes be difficult to get inspiration.

Therefore, if you want your kids have a playroom that’s as exciting as they are, and is the envy of all their friends, read this post for some of the best playroom ideas around:

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Cheap Ways to Create a Bathroom of Your Dreams

Bathroom renovations aren’t for the faint-hearted, but they can greatly increase the value of your home, while also improving the place where you deserve to relax.

No-one wants to lie in a bath surrounded by a dingy avocado suite that has seen better days, but updating it can be costly.

But if the only thing that is holding you back from giving your bathroom a fresh new look is the price, then we have the perfect solution for you.

To cut the costs of an expensive revamp, this post contains an impressive selection of cheap bathroom ideas, that will mean you can create the room of your dreams on a budget.

Read on for some inspiration, that will make both your bathroom and your bank happy.
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How to Achieve Good Bathroom Ventilation

With all that water gushing around, it may seem an almost impossible task to keep your bathroom dry.

And because it’s so difficult, this can affect the quality of your bathroom ventilation, especially if the room doesn’t have windows.

Good ventilation is something you must strive for if you’re to eliminate the chance of mould and germs developing on your bathroom surfaces, but for some homeowners this task can be significantly harder.

If you want to improve ventilation in your bathroom, take the following tips on board and benefit from healthier conditions:

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Top Differences Between Shower Panels and Wall Tiles

There are a few different design approaches to installation and maintenance when it comes to décor for your bathroom walls.

But if like us, you’d prefer to ditch hassle in favour of a grout-free life and leave the thought of peeling damp wallpaper in your nightmares, then it’s certainly time to file the tiles.

Here we share the major differences between plastic wall panels and tiles, to enable you to choose which is best for your bathroom:

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Things You May Not Know About Shower Panels

If the mere thought of mixing up grout and counting out hundreds of tiny tile spacers fills you with dread – then stop right there. You’ve come to the right place.

Designing a new bathroom is a great project to keep you busy and give your home a new lease of life.

It certainly doesn’t need to be time consuming or tedious as there are plenty of ways to achieve a dream bathroom without dedicating too many extra hours to the task.

Our shower panels are a popular walling solution in bathrooms across the country as they’re a quick way of achieving a stylish, functional room.

To discover more about these perfect panels, read on:

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Bath or Shower – which is the right choice for you?

An argument that always splits Brits right down the middle is the famous bath vs shower debate.

Everybody has different preferences when it comes to comfort and personal hygiene, with both these bathroom features catering to different tastes.

Some could argue that baths are more soothing, whilst others prefer not to sit around in ‘dirty water’, claiming a shower is more hygienic.

However, during a bathroom renovation, comfort and hygiene become minor issues as there are many other things for homeowners to consider in the long run.

If space is tight and you’re currently deliberating on whether to install a new bath or shower, read on and discover some top tips on which is best for your bathroom:

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How to Ensure Cheaper Energy Bills This Winter

Do you try everything to remain as warm as possible in your home during the winter months or do you just resort to curling up in your biggest woolly jumper?

The cost of living in the UK is expensive enough but when winter kicks in, energy bills for homeowners and tenants skyrocket.

If you want to remain warm during this period and receive cheaper energy bills, there are a couple of things you can try to keep your electricity bills in check this winter:

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Top Tips for a Fire-Resistant Bathroom

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Here at DBS Bathrooms, we understand that your main concerns at home will be your safety and security.

A huge part of making sure that there are as few liabilities as possible in your home, is to properly ensure fire resistance. This is not only true for kitchens and bedrooms, but bathrooms too.

While you may think that with all that water, bathroom is an unlikely place for a fire to spread but you’d be wrong. There are several factors you may be overlooking.

If you are wondering how bathroom fires can start, or how you can ensure your bathroom is fire-retardant, read on.

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