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Bathroom Moisture Extraction is a challenge in every house. It's a given that bathrooms create steam and if not effectively removed this will lead to condensation on walls. Over time this can turn into mould and mildew and even permeate the surface leading to structural damage. Removing steam while it is still steam is the best approach. In order to do this you need a well located extractor fan that has enough oomph to take away the steam in your size bathroom. Even if you have a window in your bathroom this is often not enough for Bathroom Moisture Extraction, you are relying on external weather conditions and they won't always go your way. Getting an extractor fan is still a must, and it means you don't have to leave the window open in the depths of winter! We will look at 3 different types of Bathroom...

Close up cracks or openings around your windows Despite most people thinking that spiders crawl out from bathroom plugs and toilet bowls, spiders mainly enter the home through small spaces such as cracks near windows and doors. So make sure those entrances are tightly sealed to keep these visitors at bay. Have a Shower with your windows open Spiders like most conditions but hate the rain, which is why you may have noticed spiders appear after a bath but not during one. As showers mimic the rain, opening your window whilst showering will deter spiders from entering the bathroom. Strategically place peppermint tea bags Spiders use their legs to smell and taste and, therefore, will not want to settle anywhere with strong scents. A peppermint tea bag placed in each corner of a room is sure to make spiders reconsider taking up residence in your bathroom. Natural scents that repel spiders As...

A stunning 🤩 bathroom we completed recently in Firhouse. As you can see from the photos what once was a dated bathroom has been completely renovated and modernised. All of the sanitary ware was supplied by one of our bathroom suppliers and the stunning tiles came from Tile Merchant Once again we’ve used our favourite tile trims from Genesis Global Systems which were purchased from the bathroom boutique Do you have a bathroom that has well passed its use by date? If so then get in touch. We'll walk you through the options and help you get the most from your space. Here is another bathroom renovation that we recently completed - this is a before photo with dated tiling and old bath and shower. And here is the finished modern bat ...

Wow energy bills are increasing at an eye watering rate! As we all try to cut our dependency on fossil fuels and do our bit for the environment we wanted to look at how you can use solar energy to generate hot water for your bathroom. Whilst we don't get involved with installing solar systems ourselves we do sometimes work alongside solar installers. It is important to note that there are 2 types of solar panels. Solar panels that produce hot water are known as solar thermal collectors or solar hot water collectors. These are tube like panels that directly heat hot water Solar panels that produce electricity are known as solar photovoltaic (PV) modules. These panels generate DC electricity when exposed to light. The electricity generated from these can then be used to heat hot water. The benefits of installing PV panels are that you are generating...

At Bespoke Bathrooms, we do our utmost to bring your designs and ideas to life. Your bathroom should be a place of relaxation, cleanliness and a room you are proud of. If you plan to undergo a complete renovation of your old bathroom or you’re working on a new build, Bespoke Bathrooms are here to help. With that being said there are a few things that you should avoid and consider when planning your bathroom. While these rules are not set in stone, they will help with the plan and execution of your bespoke bathroom. Changing things too much: While we work on renovations it sometimes becomes apparent that plans and possibilities don’t match. Moving your water systems around and changing the location of basics such as your sink and toilet can be a lot more work than you think. Depending on the age and design of your home, walls may...

When it comes to planning your bathroom, most people automatically think bathtub or shower? Oval or round basin sink? Trash bin or wicker basket? Something that is often secondary are the overall colours of your bathroom. While white is the default colour for many, it can often be more of a hindrance than a colour people enjoy. But how do you find the right colours for your bathroom and what are a few things you should consider which will help in your decision? After many years working on bathroom installations and renovation, Bespoke Bathrooms have noticed a few things that always help our customers choose the right colours. Some of these you have probably considered already, but others you may have overlooked. Lighting: The colours you choose will of course look different under natural light and artificial light. If you have a small understairs bathroom with no natural light, those...

If you have just had a new bathroom fitted by Bespoke Bathrooms, chances are you want to keep it as fresh, clean and new looking as possible. Perhaps you have some old storage habits that need to be changed and maybe there are a few items in your bathroom that really shouldn’t be there. Whether we have fitted you with new cupboards, toilet storage solutions or marble surfaces, if you keep a few of these items out of your bathroom and in the correct storage spaces you will have a cleaner, fresher and healthier bathroom for family and guests. Of course, these are just recommendations, but they certainly help a lot of our customers who have had a new bathroom fitted. Spare Towels: Bathrooms are prone to rapid changes in temperature which can produce mildew and the growth of bacteria in your bathroom. Towels are a perfect place for this to...

The bathroom is one of the most often used rooms in any household. It is why many use Bespoke Bathrooms, to make their bathrooms as luxurious and as comfortable as possible. We also aim to make them as safe as possible for all users, adults and children alike.But bathrooms do pose an added risk for little ones, with slippery floors, hard surfaces and wall fixtures to worry about, it’s important for all of us to ensure the safety of our bathrooms. Of course, some of the most popular designs aid this. Curved surfaces, anti-slip flooring and safety locks installed by Bespoke Bathrooms can all aid in the safety of your bathroom for little ones, but what else can we all do? Invest in a step stool: For the little ones who want to brush their teeth and wash their hands and face, a step stool is a perfect way...

If you have chosen to have your bathroom remodeled or retrofitted by Bespoke Bathrooms, chances are you have sought out a beautiful design and want it to be expertly installed by our team. If that is the case, then thank you very much. But when we are finished our job, is up to you to clean and maintain your bathroom and keep it to the high standards that every new and beautiful bathroom deserves. To keep your bathroom, clean, fresh and smelling beautiful there are a few things that you should always do to maintain your bathroom to a high standard. These cleaning tips can be applied to any bathroom and not just the beautiful finishes supplied by Bespoke Bathrooms. Some of these tasks can be performed daily while others over different periods, we will let you know when. Daily tasks: Wipe down fixtures: Use wipes on surfaces, taps, shower fittings and other...