What to consider when planning an en-suite in a loft

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms, Conversions, Extensions|

Incorporating an en-suite in a loft conversion is a great way to add value to your home in addition to the obvious practical benefits. Here are some of the things to think about before starting your loft conversion - from practical plumbing to maximising the layout! Embrace sloping ceilings Instead of going against the nooks and slopes,

How to design your bathroom like a pro

By | September 29th, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

Renovating your bathroom doesn't need to be a big investment and with some clever planning, you can have a designer looking bathroom without the price tag! 1. Plan the lighting carefully Lighting can make such a difference to your bathroom, making it appear like a designer bathroom without having to spend a fortune. As a minimum, consider lighting

What type of material should I choose for my bathtub?

By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

With product and technology improvements, there is so much choice now available when choosing a new bathtub. Remember that there are pros and cons to each of the popular materials - your choice will ultimately be dependent on who will be using the bath and the scale of your budget! Acrylic Acrylic has long been the

5 of the best budget acrylic bathtubs

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

Are you replacing your bathroom but don't want to spend a fortune? Acrylic bathtubs are a good option and have improved so much in quality in recent years - they are far stronger and more durable than they once were. We have chosen the best budget acrylic bathtubs that will look great in your bathroom

How to introduce green into your bathroom

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

When Pantone announced greenery as the colour of the year for 2017, we saw various shades of green pop up everywhere around the home - from bold wallpaper prints to striking painted green kitchens units. Jo Crane, Designer and Showroom Manager at Ripples Bathrooms, explains how to introduce green into your bathroom, though products, pattern and

5 of the best patterned bathroom floor tiles

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

Patterned tiles are having a real moment in the bathroom and are a great way to add some texture or colour. We have picked out our favourite patterned bathroom floor tiles to inspire you! 1. Toulouse Pont-Neuf Tiles, Fired Earth (£191 per m²) We adore the French look of these classic Encaustic tiles by Fired Earth.

7 stylish bathroom storage solutions

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

Whether you have a large family bathroom or a compact shower room, we have chosen our favourite stylish bathroom storage solutions to maximise your space and keep your bathroom looking fabulous! 1. Waffle Wall Storage, Loaf (£95) This wire rack from Loaf which will give your bathroom an instant update, channelling the industrial look that

Expert advice on creating a clutter-free bathroom

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

Keeping your bathroom clutter-free is essential to create a relaxing and calm environment. If you are planning a new bathroom, it's the perfect time to incorporate features that ensure that there is a place for all of your essentials and decide what you really need to have in the bathroom. We catch up with bathroom

7 stylish taps

By | April 2nd, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

There are so many stylish basin taps to choose from for your new bathroom, from ultra modern waterfall taps to traditional Georgian mixers. Choosing the right basin tap can really compliment your new bathroom, that’s why it’s so important that you get it right and the taps are not an afterthought after you have carefully chosen

5 great bathroom trends for 2017

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

Whether you are carrying out a full bathroom renovation, or simply just want to update your existing bathroom with some new accessories, here are our favourite bathroom trends for 2017! 1. Replace chrome with brushed metals Chrome remains a popular choice in the bathroom however we are seeing other metals grow in popularity including copper, gold and

5 of the best countertop basins

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

A countertop basin can add a real sense of style and luxury to your bathroom. They are also often practical as they can free up space on the surrounding counter for toiletries. We have picked 5 of our favourites from the high street! 1. Bauhaus Magdalena 2 Countertop Basin, Sanctuary Bathrooms (£213.50) With beautifully curved

Expert advice – how to plan the perfect en-suite

By | November 30th, 2016|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

A well designed en-suite can be your sanctuary in your home, a place to relax and unwind no matter how big or small the room is. Creating an en-suite is not only a practical addition to your home but could also add value. We caught up with Joel Fry, Designer at Ripples Bathrooms, who filled us in on everything

9 small bathroom ideas

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

By making the best use of your space, a small bathroom can look stylish and feel spacious whilst being perfectly practical. Here are our small bathroom ideas to help make your space feel bigger. 1. Include large mirrors Mirrors give the illusion of space by reflecting light on the surface. Go for as large a mirror

Expert advice – planning your wet-room

By | November 17th, 2016|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

If you are considering a new en-suite or bathroom, a wet-room might be a great option for your home. They can look really stylish and create a spa like space in your home, and are a perfect option if you are short on space. Before considering whether a wet-room is for you, there are some essentials

5 of the best spa style shower heads

By | November 7th, 2016|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

Carefully chosen products can make your bathroom feel luxurious without having to spend a fortune on every item. Here are some modern shower heads that will make your bathroom feel like a spa. Square fixed jet The Square Fixed Shower Head by Belfray is a super modern choice for your bathroom. This shower head has both waterfall

6 of the best mirrored bathroom cabinets

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

If you are struggling for storage in your bathroom and feel like your space is being cluttered by all of your lotions, a mirrored cabinet is a great place to store everything within easy reach. Here are 6 of the best mirrored bathroom cabinets to suit all styles and budgets: Modern spacious cabinet The Saneux ICE

Our 6 favourite freestanding contemporary baths

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

If you are fortunate enough to be remodelling a large bathroom and have space for a freestanding bath, there are so many gorgeous choices in the market to suit all budgets. They create a focal point in your room and a perfect sanctuary to relax and unwind in. Here are 6 of our very favourites: Spa style

Our favourite bathroom console units with storage

By | August 21st, 2016|Categories: All, Bathrooms|

I am a firm believer that you should have just enough storage space. Too much only means you keep more "stuff", so you need just enough storage to make life straight forward without gathering clutter. Here are our favourite bathroom console units with storage that are practical and attractive. They should be able to

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