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On the face of it, to a budding DIY expert, a bathroom installation project may seem like an easy way to save money while self­building or renovating your home. In this article we will look at some of the pros and cons of carrying out your bathroom installation yourself, and of hiring professionals to carry out the work. DIY Bathroom Installation • Cost: The main reason that people choose to forego bringing the professionals in is, of course, the money that (theoretically) can be saved. Bathroom installation is not cheap, and if you have the skills to carry out a bathroom installation you might feel like your money would be better spent on better quality items for your bathroom, rather than on labour to fit them. However, paying for beautiful basins, bathtubs and tiles may seem like it was futile if you find yourself struggling to fit...

When you've made the decision to revamp your bathroom, you'll be thinking about all of youroptions. Should you design and purchase your new bathroom yourself and hire bathroom fitters to install it? Or should you use a company who provides the whole service from start to finish? Many people think it can work out to be cheaper by buying your new bathroom, and hiringbathroom fitters to install it. However, this can be a bit of a minefield. There are many highlyprofessional, quality bathroom fitters around but finding them can be difficult – after all, you don't want to spend all that money on lovely bathroom furniture and fittings, and end up having a cowboy make a mess of your new space. Having your bathroom revamped can be a stressful process. A highly functional room in your house will be out of action for a while, and you'll...

Daydreaming about your bathroom upgrade is an essential part of forming an idea of what it is that you crave in a new bathroom.  Some people may have a rock-solid idea of exactly what they want, others may simply covet a particular 'feel' that they want their bathroom to have. Everybody's home is different, and the way you use your bathroom will be different too. So what key points should you be taking into consideration when planning your bathroom upgrade? Consider your budget This is probably one of the most important things to bear in mind.  Design-wise, you do not have to spend a small fortune to get the look you want, however 'cheap and cheerful' is rarely the best way forward when it comes to a bathroom upgrade.   Poor design, shoddy workmanship and sub-standard materials will, at best, lead you to planning another bathroom upgrade -...

Looking for a reputable company who fits disabled bathrooms? Our bespoke bathroom service is perfect for those who need to adapt or change their bathroom to accommodate special needs. With our unrelenting focus on building quality bathrooms, you can be sure that your new special needs or disabled bathroom is built to last. Some services we can provide as part of our disabled bathroom fitting are: Grab Rails Shower seats Level Access Shower trays Disabled toilets Wet Rooms Adjusting height of hand basin Back rest against the toilet cistern Bath with hoist Lowering light switches We understand that no two situations are the same so we will meet with you to discuss what you need from your disabled bathroom. We will then work with you to draw up design drawings. Once these are approved and you are happy with the design we will schedule the job. We then order all the sanitary ware and special equipment. Once that...

 Are you looking for a wet room installer?  Wet rooms are a great way to add value to your home. Our team carry out wet room installations from start to finish. We do it all, from the tiles to the plumbing. All our projects are fully project managed and our attention to detail, expert knowledge and design assistance has earned us fantastic customer feedback. Wet rooms can be an excellent use of a small space as there is no need for a shower door. We use the same high quality materials that are used to line swimming pools so you can be sure of no leaks. We can install wet rooms in both ground floor and upstairs rooms of all shapes and sizes. If you are planning on installing a wet room in your home we would be delighted to speak to you and discuss your options. Call us...

You have poured through interiors magazines, put some money in the kitty and now you are ready to finally get rid of those dated bathroom fixtures and create your dream bathroom. Great! The next step is to choose a bathroom installer. But the list of plumbers and tilers is as long as your arm, then when you do make the call often the person answering doesn’t even seem interested in your project, or worse, they promise you the sun, moon and stars at suspiciously cut price rate. We all learnt during the boom that there are some rogue operators out there who cut corners - with disastrous results. Don’t fall fowl of these fraudsters. We often get calls to sort out bathrooms that were only recently renovated but are falling to pieces due to poor craftsmanship. It’s very distressing for the owner and costly in the long term. But...