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Have a Small Bathroom? Here’s How to Maximise the Space You Have

April 28, 2011 in Bathroom Tips

Many people have bathrooms in their homes that have not been re-done in decades. Other home owners have rather odd taste and tend to make their bathrooms look small and cluttered. If you are thinking of buying a home that has a small bathroom there are a few things you can do in order to maximise the space you have. You do not necessarily have to remove walls or do any major reconstruction in order to make better room of your space as there are some creative things you can do which will make your bathroom appear larger.

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Plants That Do Well in a Bathroom Environment

April 26, 2011 in Bathroom Tips

While you may not think that plants can do well growing in a bathroom, some plants actually thrive in bathrooms. A bathroom shower adds a great deal of humidity to the air and for some plants, that is exactly what they need to grow well and to prosper.

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Tips for Renovating your Bathroom

April 24, 2011 in Bathroom Tips

It is not so difficult to create your dream bathroom today because modern bathroom fittings are widely available and are not all that expensive. You can save some money by buying end-of-season fittings or fittings that are being replaced with new models. What can drive costs up considerably is having to hire a professionals such as a plumber, tile fitter and electrician in order to get the renovation job done. Many home owners are wondering if they can indeed undertake bathroom renovation projects themselves.

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Jacuzzi Bath It’s Origin and History

April 22, 2011 in Baths

We are all familiar with the word jacuzzi as it is a name given to a whirlpool bath that features water jets powered by a pump. The first true jacuzzi was invented a family named Jacuzzi in the late 1960s, so hence the name. These days the word jacuzzi is commonly used to describe all whirlpool baths, even though this is a clear over-generalization. In the early days, jacuzzi baths were mostly used by medical professionals as a way to relax the muscles of patients but a lot has changed since then.

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Enjoy a Space Saving Shower Bath

April 20, 2011 in Baths

Not every bathroom is large as many are spatially-challenged. With today’s many choices in modern bathrooms it is no longer necessary to choose between space and design. Below are a few space saving bathroom choices you might want to consider.

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Tips for Keeping Your Bathroom Safe

April 18, 2011 in Off Topic, Uncategorized

A bathroom can be an unsafe environment for a number of reasons. There may be potentially dangerous medications or chemicals stored in a bathroom plus water on hard floors can pose a threat. People of all ages can have mishaps in bathrooms which could result in injury or illness. Kids and adults can trip or slip getting in and out of a bathtub. Every year there are numerous fatalities associated with bathroom accidents which include drownings, electric shocks, scalds, burns, falls and poisonings in the bathroom environment.

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Ideas to Keep In Mind When Choosing Bathroom Flooring

April 16, 2011 in Bathroom Tips

If there is one area in the bathroom that you do not want to skimp on, it is the flooring. If you were to put in the cheapest flooring you can find, it could very well end up costing you a lot of money in the future. Bathrooms suites are subjected to a lot of traffic and they are also subjected to regular water splashes and a good deal of humidity. If you were to choose cheap flooring it could become very easily become warped and rotten.

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Tips for Installing a Wet Room

April 14, 2011 in Shower Enclosures

A wet room is a rather new concept that involves finishing an entire bathroom in the same material that is used in the shower. The shower in the wet room typically does not have a shower tray but rather the shower is level with the rest of the bathroom floor.

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Tips for Making Your Bathroom Suite More Environmentally Friendly

April 11, 2011 in Bathroom Suites, Off Topic

There are several things you could do to make your bathroom more environmentally friendly. The nice thing is that many of these things do not cost a lot of money. ‘Going green’ in your bathroom is easy to do and your daily routines will not be upset in the process. Using organic bath towels for instance that are made using less fertilizers and chemicals can replace the cotton bath towels you are currently using and it takes very little effort to make the switch.

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