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And we’d like to help you realise your dream of a luxury bathroom refurbishment. The lights are off, the tree is gone and the tinsel has been packed away. Christmas is well and truly over and we’re hurtling into 2019. If you’ve been thinking about carrying out a full bathroom refurbishment but have been suffering from procrastination, now might be the perfect time to start your project. Whether you want to try and do most, some or none of the work yourself, we’re on hand to help… Why Choose Us? Our Managing Director, Nigel Cresswell, has nearly a decade of experience as a plumber and quality bathroom fitter. Our other contractors are consummate professionals who hold a varied range of skills and expertise, from electricians and plasterers to tilers. We have a fantastic customer service history with many positive testimonials: our satisfied customers return to us with jobs again and...

From health benefits to environmental benefits - which is better for you? While showers have become increasingly popular over the years thanks to their ease of use and efficiency, the bath still holds a fond place in the hearts and minds of many of us, but which one is better for you? Here we compare the bath vs shower in terms of your health, the environment and your bank balance… Water Usage We’ve all likely heard advice over the years regarding showers and how they’re more economical than baths in terms of water usage, but is this actually true? The answer in a nutshell is ‘yes’. The average bath uses around eighty litres of water, while an eight minute shower (the average time for the average household) will use forty-nine to sixty-two litres depending on the water flow rate. Of course it also depends on how long you shower...

Talking about ‘Spring Cleaning’ so soon after Christmas might sound a bit crazy, but the post holiday slump offers the perfect time. Why not scrub, dust and sweep those January blues away and enjoy a sparkling clean bathroom to boot! A clean house can often make us feel calm and content, which is vital in getting through the post Christmas dip. Using ingredients most of us have in our home, you can enjoy a beautifully clean bathroom in no time. 1- Prepare Remove toiletries and any ornaments from the bathroom. Move any freestanding furniture so you can dust and scrub behind them. Prepare and water and white vinegar solution of one part vinegar to one part water and another solution of one part vinegar to one part washing up liquid and decant both solutions into two separate clean and empty spray bottles. Heating the vinegar in a saucepan first...

Looking to refurbish your bathroom but feeling uninspired about what bathroom tiles to choose? Read on and peruse our top seven bathroom tile trends for 2019… Metallic tiles The metallic trend doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere soon, and we can understand why. Golds, bronzes, coppers or rose gold tiles will make a dramatic and eye-catching addition to any bathroom. Only tile only one wall in small bathrooms to introduce the drama without making it imposing. Patterned tiles Again, patterned tiles are a popular trend from 2018 that will still be going strong in the new year. Bathrooms are now so much more about personality and you can express it with bold, geometric patterns in black and white, bright, colourful, Mediterranean inspired patterns or hand painted, intricate designs. Marble effect tiles Marble tiles in the bathroom have been around for as long as we can remember, and while nothing can beat the...

So, you’ve taken the plunge and decided to go for a luxury bathroom installation. You’ve trawled Pinterest, perused magazines and looked at friends’ houses for inspiration. But what next? Having a luxury bathroom installed is not only exciting; it’s also a good way to add value to your home, which is why it’s imperative to have installation works carried out by professionals. If you choose the right bathroom installer with expertise and knowledge of the best bathroom-ware out there, chances are, you’ll get to enjoy your new bathroom for many years to come. Here at Bespoke Bathrooms, we employ only the most skilled craftsmen to get the job done. We offer a bathroom design service, installation only, or an entire project management service. If you’d like to find out more about this service, please read on… It Starts with a Call… We have a great reputation with our...

Yes, we know it’s a little bit scary to be thinking about 2019 already, but if you’re in the process of organising a bathroom refurb, we thought it was important to keep you abreast of any upcoming bathroom trends. Here goes… Expand Bathrooms are now so much more than merely a place to shower and go; their new label as a centre for grooming and relaxation means that space is important, so many people are opting to extend. Think clean, clear open space for you to lean back in your free standing bath with a glass of wine and a book. If extending your bathroom isn’t an option, cleverly redesigning its layout can be just as effective. It might be worth consulting a professional bathroom designer or architect to get the most out of the available space. Tiles, tiles, tiles… Tiles have been around for donkey’s years; but forget...

Wet rooms are becoming an increasingly popular form of shower room but what’s so good about them and do you really need one? Read on to find out exactly what a wet room is, plus the pros and cons of having one...

Choosing a shower can seem like quite a simple thing, but nowadays there are a range of different models out there, each with their own unique features, so it’s important to ensure you have the right shower installed for your home set up. This will depend on what type of central heating system you have; whether you have a combi boiler, system boiler or conventional boiler. Don’t Just Go With The Flow Get smart when choosing your shower. If you’re unsure what type of shower you should choose, or what the advantages and disadvantages are of each shower, read on to find out… 1. Mixer Showers This is the type of shower that most people are familiar with. A mixer shower needs a hot and cold water supply and will ‘manually’ take the water from these; because of this, the water flow is usually quite strong, but there may...

Nobody really likes to talk about toilets, but if you’re having a new bathroom installed, it’s important to know or understand what kind of toilet you want or need. Here, we showcase our top four WCs… Space-saving There was a time when the only space-saving toilets you could find were the wall-hung variety. While still the best choice for those wanting to create the illusion of space in their en-suite or compact bathroom, wall-hungs aren’t the only style you have to go for when choosing a small toilet. Thanks to clever design, you can now choose from a whole range of traditional toilets, close coupled or back to wall toilets as long as they are classed as a ‘short projection toilet’. Short projection toilets basically give you all the elements of your preferred toilet type but take up less space thanks to having a projection of no...