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As per the government guidelines we are pleased to confirm that Bespoke Bathrooms will be back operating from 8th June. We are looking forward to getting on with all of our clients bathroom projects. Thank you for your patience for jobs that we had to put on hold due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Where possible we will have crew members working on their own for the different stages of your bathroom renovation. Where this is not possible then we will wear the appropriate PPE. Team mates will maintain a 2 metre distance from each other. We will keep our customers fully informed as to who will be on site each day and the times that we will be on site. When surveying your property or discussing your project then we will maintain social distancing. Our surveyors will minimise the time on site for all job surveys. We do...

We often get asked what does a typical bathroom renovation cost. People expect us to give a price but really it isn't that easy. Its a bit like being asked how much does a car cost, there are so many variables. The following factors will all have a bearing on the cost of a bathroom renovation: DIY or Professional Like everything you always have the option to pay a professional or to do it yourself. If you have the skills then going the DIY route can be an option and you will likely make a large cost saving. But you need to weigh this against what would you be doing with your time otherwise. If you take two weeks to complete the bathroom renovation and you could have earned €2000 elsewhere in that time then really that is what the labour element of the renovation has effectively...

If you are still stuck at home due to the Coronavirus restrictions. Why not use the time to research the types of bathroom design ideas that we like. There are lots of different resources available. This article will walk you through some of them. Houzz is a good place to start - here you can search photos or products for inspiration using focused key words such as 'small bathrooms', 'wet room', 'luxury ensuite'. You can even search products right down to 'soap dishes' or 'shower caddies'. By opening a free account with Houzz you can then save the images that you like. This will help build up a list of styles and designs you like. Sanitary ware manufacturers - another place you can look is at the websites of the different sanitary ware manufacturers such as Villeroy & Boch, Steinberg, Kludi this will give you an idea...

So it looks like we will all be required to stay home for quite a few more weeks as we all play our part in flattening the Coronavirus curve. Why not use the time to research and plan your home improvements and a bathroom renovation. The starting point will be to accurately measure your current bathroom in the case of a renovation, or the space where you would like to install a new bathroom. Don't worry if you aren't comfortable doing this yourself, we can guide you through the process - we do this every day! Remember to always measure using millimetres (mm). Construction dimensions are always displayed in the same format, width across the front, then height, then depth. As an example, if you see 400mm x 600mm x 200mm, then this actually means 400 width, 600 height and 200 depth. Step one Draw a diagram of your...

If you are stuck at home with the current Coronavirus lock down you might want to use the time to do a deep clean on your house. With the run on cleaning products did you know you can get great results with some alternatives . It’s nothing to worry about, however, as by following our comprehensive guide, you’ll have a fresh and clean bathroom in no time. How to Clean the Toilet Pour a cup of baking soda into the bowl of the toilet and let it sit there for a few minutes (baking soda is a fabulous cleaning agent because it’s a mild alkali, which causes dirt and grease to dissolve in water. It also neutralises offensive odours). While the soda is sitting in the bowl, generously spray the cistern, the handle, the seat (the top and underneath), the lid and the outside of the toilet bowl/base...

Read our top tips on how to create a stylish, practical and functional bathroom in the smallest of spaces. 1. Wall Hung Furniture Hanging the sink and/or toilet on the wall means there’s more floor space visible to the human eye, which gives the illusion of space. Wall hung furniture also makes it easier to clean the bathroom floor properly as you can reach all of the floor without having to move furniture around. 2. Corner Sink A corner sink takes up less space than a standard wall hung sink. Bare in mind though that a corner sink isn’t always the best choice if the sink is being used for ‘proper’ washes. Most corner sinks are installed in en-suites or cloakroom toilets where their only function is for hand washing. 3. Tile Halfway Tiling halfway up the walls gives the illusion of taller walls and therefore more space. You can also...

The bathroom can be a busy place and clutter can build up quickly. If you want to de-clutter your bathroom and create more space in the process, read our top tips, put them into action and you’ll become the proud owner of a calm, peaceful and organised bathroom in no time. 1. Wall Hung Furniture Instead of storing your toothbrush, toothpaste and soap on or around the sink (which looks messy and makes it more difficult to keep the area clean), invest in some nice looking wall hung dispensers and or/cups to store them in. The simple act of removing products and toiletries off the surface of your sink, vanity unit or bath creates a much cleaner and open looking space. Small, wall hung shelves are also a good option if you don’t want wall hung dispensers. 2. Get Rid of Out of Date Toiletries and Cosmetics We’re all...

A lot of us undertake new projects in the new year and a bathroom refurb is a great place to start. If you’re struggling to find inspiration or want a bathroom that stands out from everybody else’s, why not look back a hundred years ago to the 1920s, when there was an explosion of art, culture and change throughout much of Europe and the U.S.A? The roaring twenties (particularly in America), were an exciting time of fun, frivolity and sophisticated, innovative design: Your bathroom might just be the perfect place to recreate a piece of that golden decade. Read on to find out how to transform your bathroom into a contemporary ode to the roaring twenties. Freestanding Bath Any bathroom ode to the 1920s has to come with a freestanding bath. We view them as a luxury these days but in most American bathrooms in the early twentieth century, they...

Christmas is a fantastic, fun and festive time of year, but it’s also a time where we tend to put a lot of stress on ourselves, physically, mentally, emotionally and financially. If you’re feeling a bit strung out and in need of some down time, why not pamper yourself with these easy-to-make home detox recipes.They’re all natural and have many healing properties, ranging from detoxing the skin to helping you get a good night’s sleep. Before We Go On… Although the ingredients in these bath detoxes are completely natural, please consult your doctor if you have any kind of existing health condition, or allergies; especially (but not limited to): high blood pressure, epilepsy, diabetes and pregnancy. Energising Citrus Bath For many of us who have to balance busy working lives with family, it can sometimes feel like we don’t have enough energy to get everything done that we need to....