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People from all walks of life are picking up their tools and partaking in a little DIY in record numbers, but if you’re brand new to the craft or have limited experience, you’ll probably need to turn to one of our how to guides to ensure that you feel confident enough to get cracking. Don’t fret; whatever you are looking to do in your bathroom we’ve got handy hints and tips for you.

Whether you are looking to invest in the future of your home by adding some new taps to spruce up your bathroom, organising cluttered bathroom cabinets or installing bathroom furniture we’ve got it all laid out for you so that you can get started.

We’ve also got useful solutions to help you keep your bathroom clean and tidy, advice on how to install ever popular electric showers, guidance on how to bleed your radiator and some tips garnered from our years of experience and expertise in the industry to help you cultivate your dream bathroom (it’s not as hard as you might think!). For all jobs great and small to keep you busy around the home, our how to guides are here to get you going.

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How to Clean a Bathroom – Top Tips

Get rid of stubborn dirt, grime and mould with these easy bathroom cleaning tips. No bleach required!

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How To Create The Perfect Wet Room

Having a wet room in your home is the perfect way to add some luxury, functionality and hotel inspired style to your bathroom. However, completely turning your bathroom into a wet room, or even updating your current one can be costly. Fortunately, there are tips and tricks to avoid breaking the bank while still creating the […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips
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Spring Cleaning Tips

Now that the days are getting longer and the sunlight is suddenly making a reappearance, it becomes easier to see any blemishes or unloved areas of the home. The bright light of spring illuminates smears on windows, highlights fingerprints on stainless steel kitchen surfaces and shows up drip stains on chrome bathroom accessories. You can […]

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How to Remove Mould Before Painting
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DIY Tips to Remove Mouldy Paint in the Bathroom

It’s at this time of year that condensation arrives in the home. The combination of warm heating indoors, the cold, damp weather outside and a lack of ventilation – because, let’s face it, who wants to open their windows to let the chilly air in during the winter?! – is often the cause of condensation […]

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Water Supply Problems
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Water Supply Problems – How To Fix It

Water supply problems in the home are something we dread and it can be particularly disrupting in the bathroom. We’re here to introduce you to a few common conundrums and their causes and of course, how to rectify the issue! Read our blog for some help when addressing your water supply problems. Water Supply Problems […]

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Common Toilet Problems: How to Fix Them

If there’s one appliance that you want to be working well, it’s your toilet! The implications of an improperly working toilet are too unappealing to even consider. But say that this is the situation you find yourself faced with. We are here to quickly walk you through how to get your bathroom toilet flushing and […]

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Give Your Bathroom a Deep Clean

Weekends spent doing home improvements are now all the rage as people make the most of their homes. However we think treating your home to a deep clean can have a similarly big impact. Bathrooms can often set the tone for the cleanliness of your home. So whether you are preparing for visitors or want […]

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My Tap Won’t Turn On Or Off: How To Fix It

A leaking tap – it seems like a nightmare scenario. You go to turn on your bathroom tap to brush your teeth, cleanse your face or pour yourself a glass of water and the tap jars won’t turn off. This problem can occur with all manner of tap types throughout the home. You look at […]

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Radiator Problems
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My Radiator Won’t Heat Up: How To Fix It

We are in the midst of an English winter so a radiator that won’t heat up is really no good at all. After all, we’re known for our chilly winters that motivate us to stay inside where it’s warm and cosy. When that’s not possible, things can turn unpleasant in the home, and certain people […]

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How to Clean Chrome Taps
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How to Clean Chrome Taps

Chrome is a durable, tenacious material ideally suited for taps. When chrome is not well maintained however, it begins to lose its shine and lustre. Luckily there is a vast assortment of products you can use to clean your bathroom taps and return your bathroom to its former glory. Read on to find out how […]

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Bath Chip Repair
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How to Guide: Bath Chip Repair

Picture the scene. Your beautiful bath has been rendered unsightly due to a chip. Though often small, chips, cracks and scratches really draw in the eye and detract from a bathroom’s decor. Our bath chip repair guide can help you remedy this. Although the tenacious surfaces of baths, commonly moulded from enamel or ceramic materials, […]

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How to Clean a Bath
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How to Clean a Bath

Bath time is one of the most relaxing, tranquil times a person can experience in their bathroom. Cleaning the bath…not so much. Keeping your bath clean is an essential aspect of bathroom suite maintenance. As baths are frequently used by all members of the family, it is essential to ensure they remain clean, clear spaces […]

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How to Install a Bath

So you’ve purchased your beautiful new bath and are one step closer to the bathroom suite of your dreams. The install process can be challenging and time consuming, particularly with a large fixture such as a bath and the accompanying plumbing and taps. The feeling of accomplishment that will soon follow will make the entire […]

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Towel Rail Installation: How to Install a Heated Towel Rail
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Towel Rail Installation: How to Install a Heated Towel Rail

Heated towel rails and radiators are a highly useful addition to any bathroom heating system. During winter, you can keep your towels cosy, snug and warm, ready and waiting to heat you up. In spring and summer, they are useful to ensure that wet towels dry quickly. Read our towel rail installation guide for some […]

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How to Clean Chrome
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How to Clean Chrome

Many household fixtures including bathroom accessories and bathroom taps are crafted out of chrome. It’s a natural choice because of its durable, solid, strong and tenacious nature. It also looks beautiful and adds a luxury feel to any space, even ones built on a tight budget. In this blog we discuss how to clean chrome […]

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How to Install a New Bathroom

Installing an entire bathroom by yourself is not an easy process. It most certainly is challenging and requires a sound knowledge of plumbing. Successfully installing your own bathroom can be highly cost effective but it is also advisable to have a friend assist you. If you feel that the install process is slightly beyond your […]

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How to Install a Shower Pump
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How to Install a Shower Pump

The most important thing to remember when installing a power shower pump is that every pump is made slightly differently. That said there are certain unanimous rules that apply in every case, but there will be slight alterations and modifications required depending on the brand and make of pump you intend to install. For this […]

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How to Clean a Shower Curtain
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How to Clean a Shower Curtain

So you’ve invested in stunning fixtures and decked your bathroom out with all of the appropriate accessories. You’ll soon find that without a regular cleaning routine, your bathroom can quickly turn from a safe haven into a germ ridden nightmare! Cleaning shower curtains, shower doors and screens is all a part of the necessary maintenance […]

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How to Install a Power Shower
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How to Install a Power Shower

Power showers utilise an electric pump to create a high-pressure shower experience, hence the name ‘power’. Power showers are a steadily growing, radically popular staple in many modern bathrooms. Once you’ve selected the ideal type of bathroom shower to compliment your bathroom, all you need to concern yourself with is installation. Follow our how to install […]

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How to Install a Shower
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How to Install a Shower

Deciding on your dream luxury bathroom shower might seem like one of the most difficult choices with such a vast assortment to choose from but the real headache is often the install! Luckily, we have put together a useful, simplistic how to install a shower guide. This will ensure that you can get your shower up […]

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How to Clean a Shower Head
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How to Clean a Shower Head

When people think of cleaning their bathroom, the overhead shower head doesn’t usually come to mind. We all dedicate a lot of time to cleaning our toilets, showers and baths but sometimes we forget or neglect other essential areas that without maintenance can turn into hotbeds for teaming mould, mildew and microbes. Read our blog […]

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How to Replace a Toilet Cistern
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How to Replace a Toilet Cistern

In order to replace a cistern on your bathroom toilet, you firstly need to remove your old cistern and then insert your replacement. If you follow our step by step guide you will have a fully functioning bathroom suite in no time! Read on to find out all you need to know about how to replace […]

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How to Clean a Toilet Brush
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How to Clean a Toilet Brush

The humble toilet brush plays a practically pivotal role in maintaining the cleanliness of your bathroom. Therefore it is one of the most important bathroom accessories. Toilet brushes should be replaced as often as required to ensure that wear and tear does not diminish their effectiveness. However a well maintained brush is imbued with a […]

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How to Clean a Toilet

It’s dirty work but someone’s got to do it! Maintaining the cleanliness of your toilet is absolutely essential. The toilet is one of the world’s universally most used (and abused) bathroom suite fixtures. If left unattended it quickly becomes an unhealthy breeding ground for all sorts of nasties. In addition it will create a generally […]

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How to Clean Grout
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How to Clean Grout

Nothing dulls the lustre and sheen of a bathroom suite quite like discoloured grout. Grout, so often used to embed the space between tiles, helps cement tiles to their placement on the wall or floor and as a hardy, tough substance, it does its job well. Unfortunately when grout requires removal, it’s much heralded hard […]

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How to Install a Loft Conversion Bathroom
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How to Install a Loft Conversion Bathroom

If you’ve got an unused loft area, why not put it to good use and transform it into an additional bathroom? As well as making your home more practical and spacious, a loft conversion bathroom will also add significant value to the re-sale price of your property. Yet unfortunately, due to the sloping wall angles […]

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How To: Save money on your water bill by living greener

Choosing a greener way of living is not just good for the environment, it’s good for your finances too. In many areas of life, choosing an option that is more eco-friendly is often cost effective too; for example an electric car with no CO2 emissions is much cheaper to run that a petrol fuelled car, […]

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Steam Free Mirror
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How Can You Stop Your Bathroom Mirror from Steaming Up?

Picture the scene: you have just got out of the shower in a cloud of steam and you want to check your reflection, but you are forced to wipe away a thick layer of condensation first to even get a glimpse of your own face. When the mirror dries, it is full of smudge marks […]

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How to Install an Electric Shower

Electric showers are the flavour du jour when it comes to luxurious bathroom solutions, and thousands are choosing to replace their older models with these more technologically advanced devices which offer a myriad of different settings and modes. We offer an extensive selection of stylish electric showers which offer you the latest in design and technology. In […]

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How Do Mixer Showers Work
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How Do Mixer Showers Work?

The mixer shower is one of the UK’s most popular choices when it comes to finding a new shower for the bathroom that is suitable for all the family. They are easy to use and can provide a more powerful showering experience than a standard electric shower. Read our blog how do thermostatic mixer showers […]

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Shower Tray Installation

When buying a shower tray it is important to select an item that has a specific shape and size to fit the type of enclosure you have purchased. Take care when installing a new shower tray to ensure that the tray is level. The helps the water to deposit down the waste quickly and efficiently. Although a professional […]

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Tips for Grouting tiles
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Tips for Grouting Tiles

Before you can begin grouting your bathroom tiles  you need to have a quick tidy up, but only begin to have tidy up if the tile adhesive has dried and has a firm grip on the tiles. It would be advised that you check the manufactures drying times. If the adhesive has dried then you […]

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How to Fit a Shower Enclosure
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How To Install a Shower Enclosure

Once you have selected the best shower enclosure from our range you need to consider how you will install it. Follow our handy guide on how to install a shower enclosure to make the process more straightforward. If you consider using a frameless glass enclosure this can reduce the amount of cleaning needed to be done […]

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How to seal a Bath with Classi Seal
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How to Seal a Bath with Classi Seal

The last thing you want when you have installed your new bathroom is any water leakages. Water damage can be really destructive to your home. It not only spoils the look of your room but will create long lasting damage. Therefore when installing your bath it is therefore important to make sure you seal it […]

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Shower Pumps Explained – Guide to a Shower Pump Installation
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Shower Pumps Explained – Guide to a Shower Pump Installation

Choosing the bathroom suite, the tiles and the furniture can all be very exciting. However don’t forget about the most crucial part of a bathroom; the plumbing. It can be slightly more tedious and confusing than choosing the bathroom décor, but to create the perfect bathroom you need the room to function perfectly. With the huge […]

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How to Choose a Shower Door, Alcove or Corner?

Whatever you’re looking for in a shower door, it can be found within our extensive glass shower doors range. But which is the right door for your bathroom space? Just follow these 3 simple steps to help you make an informed decision: How to Choose a Shower Door: Step 1: Preparation – Measure the width of […]

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Triton Showers
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Triton Showers: Installation Guide & FAQ’s

Triton showers are a long running brand that still, to this day, aim to bring out new, innovative shower designs. They will transform our shower experiences into the most relaxing and luxurious ones possible. Transforming our experiences for over 30 years, Triton knows their stuff when it comes to showering. They are such a popular […]

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Triton Showers Troubleshooting
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Triton Showers Troubleshooting & Frequently Asked Questions

There is nothing worse than a shower that is not working correctly as it impacts on your daily routine. In this blog we will provide you with solutions to some of the common issues that may arise with your Triton Electric Shower. If the thought of DIY turns your blood cold then go straight to […]

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