Bathroom design guide
Using hot water enhancements can not only improve the supply of hot water to your bathroom, but also help to reduce the amount of water you waste.
Hiring a properly trained bathroom designer’s the best to ensure that you’re getting a stunning, expertly finished bathroom, and that every practical issue has been completely considered and accounted for.
Selecting the right fittings for your desired look is one of the last things to be done when planning your bathroom, but it's also one of the most important.
Once you have the main features of your bathroom sorted out and you have a look firmly in mind, it's time to polish everything off by picking matching fittings.
Showers span the gamut of tastes, come in more shapes and styles than you can imagine, and need to be planned sensibly. Find out what kinds of things you'll need to consider when planning your shower.
If you're choosing a shower, there are a whole host of different options to consider. What type of shower stall do you need? Do you need a shower stall at all?
The humble toilet has come a long way since the simple, no-frills outhouse of yesteryear. Find out how to choose the right throne for your home.
Picking the right bowl and cistern setup for your toilet is not as difficult as it might first appear - although there is some basic knowledge that you'll need to get it right.
How to choose a vanity that looks good, which contains adequate storage, and which has enough basins and bench space.
Selecting your bathtub is a big deal when planning your bathroom. To a large extent the bathtub you choose will set the scene in your bathroom, and dictate other parts of your design.
Often the most comfortable type of shower is one without a stall at all. Wet rooms are especially useful in small bathrooms and for people with mobility impairments.
We all know what a bathtub is, but you might not realise how many different types and styles there are to choose from. Find out more about bathtubs.
Remodelling your bathroom doesn't have to take weeks or cost tens of thousands of dollars either. Sometimes all it takes is a new coat of paint or a well-placed mirror to open a bathroom up.
Even if your bathroom is limited in terms of the room you have available, with a bit of smart planning you can still do a lot to make great use of that space.
There's plenty that can be done to make bathrooms more accommodating for those with special needs - and in doing so, to allow people far more independence and freedom.
There's plenty more to planning a bathroom than just choosing some pretty taps and tiles. Find out more about why good bathroom design is such an art.
Building a new bathroom isn't as difficult as it sounds. The key to a stress-free bathroom build is to know what's involved, and to have a clear idea of what you want before you begin.
In cooler climates, you may need a heater that heats quickly and which isn't affected by the room's humidity.
Depending on the work you need done, you may need to give a little thought to who's going to do plumbing or gasfitting work in your home. Read our guide on how to choose the right plumber.
There’s no disguising a bathroom in need of renovation. Thankfully though, if you know what you're doing it's not hard to keep a lid on renovation costs.
Download our complete building and renovation checklists – have you forgotten anything?
Use our collection of building and renovation calculators to plan your big project.
Tools, tips, home maintenance schedules & useful advice to help you maintain your home.