Bathooms

Bristan Electric Showers

Bristan Electric Showers

/ March 11, 2013 10:22 am

The Bristan electric shower range are a great selection of simple to use and reliable electric showers designed for regular day to day use. As they’re relatively new to the electric shower market, compared to leading manufacturers such as Mira, not many people are that familiar with them. There are 4 showers in their electric shower range: Smile, Glee, Joy and Bliss – all of which offer unique features but [...]

The ultimate guide to different types of showers

The ultimate guide to different types of showers

/ December 24, 2012 10:41 am

This blog post will provide all the information you need about the different types of shower. The three main types are electric, power and mixer showers. But how do they differ from each other? Well, this blog will explain… Electric showers These showers heat cold water on demand by passing it over a built in heating element. Electric showers vary in kilowatts (kW), the higher the kW rating the quicker [...]

Concept Blue – Ideal Standard’s water saving tap

Concept Blue – Ideal Standard’s water saving tap

/ November 28, 2012 10:12 am

Ideal Standard have come up with a new tap design that is both long lasting, safer to use and uses much less water. The Concept Blue range of taps combine ease of installation with an eco-friendly design as built within the tap is a water flow regulator, ensuring a reduced flow of water to only 5 litres per minute. The tap’s design is also safe to use – as the [...]

How to stop your bathroom mirror from steaming up

How to stop your bathroom mirror from steaming up

/ October 26, 2012 10:28 am

Here’s a quick tip you can easily do this weekend to prevent your bathroom mirror from steaming up when you have a shower. It only takes a couple of minutes and is a very inexpensive way of solving this rather annoying problem we’re all faced with on a daily basis. The way to make sure your bathroom mirror doesn’t steam up is to buy some original shaving foam (the white [...]

Choosing tiles for your shower

Choosing tiles for your shower

/ September 7, 2012 11:32 am

The tiles in your shower really determine the style of your bathroom and it can be pretty tough deciding on which ones are right for you. So here is a quick guide to help choose the tiles in your shower, wet room or entire bathroom. 1. Make sure you get water proof tiles. It’s common sense, but these tiles will be easy to clean and resilient to water damage. 2. If [...]

Keep your bathroom fresh

Keep your bathroom fresh

/ August 3, 2012 10:38 am

There’s no doubt that bathrooms can smell, regardless of how often you clean them. There is only so far you can go with spraying air freshener around before it starts to become a bit overbearing. To tackle this problem, Geberit have developed the Duofresh – an inbuilt air filtration system for your toilet. The Duofresh works by extracting the odours from the toilet pan and passing it through active carbon filters, then [...]

Best Designer Bathroom Taps

Best Designer Bathroom Taps

/ January 6, 2012 2:21 pm

In recent years we’ve seen an ever increasing demand for bathroom taps that break conventions to be installed. When having a new bathroom installed, property owners and developers are getting tired of the old fashioned 2 tap approach and are going for modern styled single mixer taps. So we’ve decided to list some of our favourite unusual taps to give you a kick start in your hunt for the most unique designer [...]

How to reduce limescale

How to reduce limescale

/ December 12, 2011 2:31 pm

Over 60% of the properties in the UK are supplied with hard water. Hard water is rich in minerals, more so than average water, and is a result of it running through softer rock such as limestone or chalk when absorbed into the ground. An average family living in an area with hard water will accumulate approximately 70kg of limescale An annoying side effect of hard water is the limescale [...]

Easy Shower Maintenance

Easy Shower Maintenance

/ August 24, 2011 10:47 am

Showers can often become not-so-nice places to be in if not maintained and cleaned correctly. We’ve come up a 3 top tips to make sure your shower operates well and is enjoyable each morning. 1. Clean the shower head Cleaning the shower head will remove any grime or limescale that builds up on it. Use a damp j-cloth and wipe the nozzles of the shower – this is all that [...]

Electric, Mixer and Power showers

Electric, Mixer and Power showers

/ August 1, 2011 1:43 pm

Property owners often have to make the decision between getting an electric, mixer or power shower installed. Often people get confused about how they differ from each other – so this blog entry will clearly explain each one. Electric showers: Electric showers use only the supply of cold water from the mains. There is a device mounted on the wall, inside of the shower, which heats the water to the [...]