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Bespoke Bathrooms are one of the leading Bathroom Renovation Contractors in the Dublin area. As we focus solely on bathrooms we have perfected the process. Whilst other contractors turn their hands to attic conversions, extensions, and kitchen refits as well as bathrooms. We just focus on bathrooms. Sometimes people ask us why. Surely if we have the building skills why not do kitchens as well? The answer comes down to focus and specialism. In all walks of life we have the choice between the specialists and the focused experts. Lets say you have a heart attack - who would you prefer to treat you? A GP with a big range of all sorts of medical experience. Or a cardiac surgeon who has spent the last 10 years focused solely on heart patients? The focused expert wins every time in our book. By just doing bathrooms we have...

So here we are again at the end of another year. Oh boy what a year it has been! Who would have predicted that 2020 was going to be the humdinger that it was. To be coming to the end of year in one piece seems like quite an achievement. The fact that our team has been largely able to continue installing luxury bathrooms for most of the year is an achievement too! Back in the first lock-down when we had to down tools and were not allowed to go out and work it was a tough time. Lets call a spade a spade, we were worried. Would our team be ok? Would people still want their bathrooms renovated? How long would we have to stay off work? Well thankfully we got through it. Our customers were all so understanding, most were happy to continue, so did need...

So your bathroom is in need of a makeover? You're looking for a Bathroom Makeover Company to step in and wave a magic wand. Leaving you with little more to do than to post the pics on Instagram to impress your friends. But lets back up a little. I'm guessing like most people you're not an expert in Bathroom Makeovers. So how do you go about making sure that the Bathroom Makeover Company you choose is able to meet your needs? We've compiled the following checklist to help you make an informed decision. Have been established for many years We realise that every business has to start somewhere. However if you are paying for a high end bathroom you don't want to be the 'guinea pig' project. You want a bathroom makeover company with a proven track record. One that has stood the test of time. Has a large...

Can a bathroom vent into the attic? Modern bathrooms can come in all shapes and sizes and with lots of fancy extras. That luxury power shower that you wanted gives a great start to your day. But have you given a thought to all of the steam that it will generate? One thing that needs to be considered is the waste air from the bathroom. This is typically moist and can be warm. The perfect combination for mould growth. Because of this you need to ensure that whatever you do to vent your bathroom is properly thought through. Some people think that they can simply vent their bathroom into the attic after all out of sight out of mind right? Who goes up there much anyway. Wrong! You should not vent air from your bathroom into the attic. Introducing moist air to the attic space is asking...

Renovating bathrooms no matter the size can be a very complicated exercise, especially if you want it done right. It takes more than desire and taste to bring about the perfect bathroom renovation, here some of the things to consider. Budget Your budget is the most important factor to consider when undertaking bathroom renovations; your budget determines the extent of the renovation. Consider carefully the cost of fittings, plumbing experts, and other costs. Weigh these costs with available funds to determine if the project fits in with your available resources. It is important to note that, when drawing up a budget, funds for unforeseen events should also be put in the budget. Expert Opinion Renovation experts are usually the ones that bring the renovation dreams to reality; they usually know the best ways to make projects a reality. Some companies like Bespoke Bathrooms specialise in large and small bathroom renovations,...

With all of the different shower types on the market it can be hard to know which shower type to choose. The shower is a key component to any bathroom or wet room these days. This means it is important to get the choice right. Otherwise you can end up compromising your bathroom experience and it will annoy you every day! So what are the different shower types? Really it boils down to 4 different shower types which are as follows: Electric showers Mixer showers Power showers Digital showers   How do you choose which shower type is best? So what are the things you need to consider when picking a shower type? What is your boiler type? Combi boilers and older gravity-fed systems work very differently, so need different types of shower What is your water pressure like? If it is low, then you might need to look at...

At Bespoke Bathrooms we work with a range of clients, from private home owners to professional landlords. We recently were talking to a seasoned property investor and he told us "En-suites Get You Better Tenants". His advice is that having en-suite bath or shower rooms can have a significant impact. In fact they can help you get more rent, reduce void periods and attract a higher quality of tenant. This investor invests mainly in HMO's (House in Multiple Occupation). Which means that he rents out individual rooms rather than the entire property. This can be a very good approach to property investing, especially if you can stay living in the property yourself. This is because you can earn up to €14,000 per year tax free. Under the Revenue Rent-a-room relief if you rent out rooms in your main residence you can earn €1160 every month completely...

At Bespoke Bathrooms we provide a one stop shop bathroom renovation service for discerning clients throughout Dublin. Whether you are looking for a small bathroom renovation or a complete makeover of all the bathrooms in your house we can do them all.   Unlike some companies we undertake the entire project for you from start to finish. From initial survey to completed project you will have a named project manager. It is his job is to make sure things are perfect and why we are Dublin bathroom renovation specialists.   Our bathroom renovation service is turnkey. In other words, we take care of everything from tiling the bathroom floor to installing lighting to helping you find the perfect wash hand basin.   We are conscious that bathroom renovation costs represent a sizeable investment in your property. Therefore, we can help you source the right sanitary ware to meet your budget. We...

If space is limited in your property then installing a wet room without a shower screen can be a big space saver. Traditionally showers were enclosed behind a curtain or a screen to prevent water from escaping. This was because there needed to be clear separation between the wet and  dry parts of the bathroom. The advent of wet rooms, as the name suggests rooms that are fully tiled and designed to get wet everywhere, means you now can do away with the shower screen. The benefits of not having a shower screen include: One less thing to clean - shower screens are notoriously hard to clean, particularly around the edges where they join to walls. As a result over time they can look awful or take up your time to keep them clean. In a wet room without a shower screen the need to clean...

Ready to plan your bathroom project? As we head into the Autumn and finally the Children are back to school and we get back to some semblance of normality. It is often at this time that people refocus on work and goals. It is also a good time to start to think about what jobs you need to do around the house. For any kind of building work you will need to plan in advance. Deciding to build an extension on a Friday and then hoping to find a builder to start the following week just isn't realistic. Yet we often get this kind of enquiry asking if we can fit a new bathroom starting in the next week or two. It simply isn't realistic, and I'd have extreme reservations about any bathroom installation company that is available at short notice. Currently we are booked up for...