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How to build your dream bathroom today



13–16 minutes to read


If you are looking to get your bathroom of dreams, look no further. This blog will take you through the journey covering every aspect including all bathroom sanitaryware and taps so that nothing gets left behind. In the end, you will have created your dream bathroom plan ready to go.


Everyone will have different ideas for their dream bathroom, whether you have a large family to cater to, an elderly member of the family to look after, or it is only yourself to think about.


Let’s get into it.


Step 1: What are your main concerns and needs?


The first thing to think about when planning this space is who will be using this room? Is there anything I NEED to have in this bathroom? What are my priorities? Write a small list of these things down so that you know to do a little more research into it.


Step 2: Measure Up


This could be the most important step, you don’t want to do all the shopping then realise that you just won’t have enough space, or some things won’t work.


Draw up a simple plan of your space and measure up as accurately as you can – this will make the whole process so much easier.


Step 3: Lets shop


Basin


Firstly, you need to choose a basin.

Bathroom basins come in a range of different sizes and styles to suit your needs as well as complement your design scheme. If you are looking for a modern look or a more traditional feel, we have the basin for you!


You can choose between wall-hung basins, cloakroom basins, pedestal basins, and washbowl basins.



Wall Hung Basins

These modern floating sinks are the perfect way to save space in your bathroom. These sinks are most popular in en suites and cloakrooms due to their compressed nature.

Cloakroom basin

If you have very little space in your bathroom and a wall-hung basin would be too big for you, a cloakroom basin is your best option.

Pedestal basin


These basins hide the pipework from view creating a neat, elegant look that will last a long time. If you are looking for a traditional look a pedestal basin will be perfect for you.

Washbowl basin

Washbowl basins are the perfect way to bring a stylish modern feel into your bathroom. Coming in a range of different styles they will suit any bathroom.


Basin Taps


Next, you will need to choose a basin tap. The basin tap is arguably the most important part of your bathroom. With there being such a wide range of choices available it can be a challenge to find which one would be right for you and your bathroom. It is important to note that the tap you choose should also depend on the basin you have, your aim is to get a tap that complements the basin nicely.


We have a wide range of styles available on our website, here are the most popular styles that customers tend to go for.


Monobloc Basin Mixer Taps


These are the most common basin mixer taps, a lot of customers go straight to this style of the tap when choosing for their bathroom due to their simplistic, classic look.


These mixer taps provide hot and cold water from a single spout which is controlled by the lever. You can’t really go wrong with this style of tap and they suit all types of basins whether it be a small cloakroom basin or a larger pedestal basin.


Wall Mounted Basin Taps


If you are looking to bring a bit of edge into your bathroom these will be perfect for you. This style of tap is becoming increasingly popular due to its modern industrial feel. These taps would be the perfect fit with a washbowl basin as it creates a contemporary smooth look.


3 Hole Deck Mounted Basin Taps


If you are aiming for a traditional bathroom look, these taps will be the perfect accompaniment. There are many different designs and variations to choose from


Toilet


Decisions, decisions, next is the toilet.

Whether it be close coupled, back to wall, wall hung, or low/high-level cisterns we have every variation you could ask for.

Close Coupled

These are the most popular choice for our customers, they come in a wide variety of styles and sizes, they cater for the modern look or the more traditional look.

Back to wall


If you are looking to create a clean fresh look in your bathroom, these toilets are the perfect accompaniment. Available in a range of designs they complement almost every bathroom.

Wall Hung

The floating toilet, if you are looking to add a touch of luxury and glitz to your bathroom space is a perfect choice. This toilet can appear daunting to the user as it appears to be floating, behind the wall, there is a strong frame holding this up.

Low/High-level cisterns

Traditional and classic, bring a vintage feel to your bathroom.


Bath


The next thing you will need to decide on is the bath.


If you have enough space in your bathroom, the bath could be your statement piece. Available in a number of different designs this is essential to include. Whether you are looking for a practical option or a luxurious high-end feel we have the perfect range of products available.


Freestanding Baths


If you want to create a modern luxurious feel in your bathroom, a freestanding bath is a perfect way to achieve this look. These baths give you the choice of where you want to position them which will help you achieve your dream bathroom. Read more in-depth about these baths here.


Standard Baths


If you are looking for a more traditional practical option, these baths are perfect for achieving this look. Fitting perfectly into the corner of the room, or up against the wall, will also save space in the bathroom.


Shower Bath


The space saver, if you have limited space in your bathroom it is a good idea to get a shower bath, this way you can enjoy both a shower and a bath without having two separate sections. This is one of the most common choices for many households.

Shower

There is a huge variety of shower enclosures available to include in your dream kitchen. This is an important part of the bathroom so it deserves a little more thought. With there being such a large range, we have a separate blog going into much more detail which is available here.

The shower itself is also something that needs to be looked into a little further, whether it be an electric shower or a digital shower, all of the options are explained here in our blog Which is the right type of shower for you?

Lighting

The lighting in the bathroom is crucial for pulling together the aesthetic of the room. It can completely change the atmosphere and create a relaxed feel.

The perfect way to achieve this is with a bathroom mirror. After all, the bathroom is the first place you go into in the morning to get ready. If you don’t have as much space for ceiling lighting, the perfect way to bring the light in is to get a lighted mirror.
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Tiles


Choosing what tiles to have in your bathroom can be an intimidating task. The colour you choose will be the colour of your bathroom for a long time, you will have to base your whole bathroom around the colour of these tiles.


You can go bold with blues and greens, or keep it more neutral with beige, white, and greys. There is such a wide range to choose from the possibilities are endless. This will bring together the whole bathroom creating your little slice of heaven.


Storage


Everyone underestimates how much you store in your bathroom. Shampoos, conditioners, shaving creams, makeup – a lot of stuff!
If you have a large family, this will be potentially doubled. This can be a challenge for some, if you have little space where do you put it all?


If you have space in your bathroom, the options are endless.


Storage units are the perfect way to store away everything you want hiding in the bathroom. Coming in a range of different sizes, whether you have a smaller space or a bigger space there will be something for you.


Furniture sets and vanity units are always a popular option due to their discrete nature. If you have a little less space for storage this is the perfect way to squeeze in that extra bit of storage for you.


The final and most popular choice is the mirror cabinet storage. Hung up and away from the toilet and basin, mirrored cabinets are the perfect way to kill two birds with one stone.


Accessories


The final thing to think about is how to bring all your hard work together and put in the finishing touches. Click here to see the must-have bathroom accessories.


There we have it, your dream bathroom is complete. Why not style this online and see your visions come to life here.

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