Bathroom design guide
The cistern is the top part of the toilet. They come in a range of capacities, and dictate how much water is flushed.
Despite the fact that 95% of toilets seem to look the same, there are a surprising number of different bowl and seat options.
Cleaning your vanity is good for hygiene - it's also a way to prevent permanent stains, and to keep your bathroom looking good.
Once your new vanity's installed, you will need to look after it to preserve its appeal. Cleaning your vanity regularly is important not just for the sake of hygiene, but also to prevent long term staining.
Find out more about how to match the materials and overall style of a vanity to your bathroom.
One of the biggest issues - especially in small bathrooms - is how much space your vanity will take up.
Medicine cabinets aren't found in all homes, but are still very popular and can add much-needed storage to your bathroom.
There are many mirror options to look into, including fog-proof (or 'fogless') mirrors and custom-cut shapes and sizes.
There are many types of basin to suit all types of tastes, needs and settings. Find out how to choose one for your bathroom.
The type of vanity you choose for your bathroom will either improve or limit how useful your bathroom is.
The right vanity can turn a nice bathroom into a spectacular one. This is true when starting a new bathroom from scratch, but is even more obvious in renovations.
Hydronic heating uses heated water pumped through a network of pipes to radiators. It also works as under-floor heating.
Radiant bar heaters (or strip heaters) produce a lot of heat very quickly, and are ideal for areas like bathrooms, where heat is required for short amounts of time.
Kitchens and bathrooms can become very steamy and stuffy, and powered ventilation fans are an excellent way of providing fast, effective ventilation to these areas.
The size and speed of an exhaust fan can have an impact on its performance, but to choose a fan you also need to consider what it's going to be used for.
The Bath Checklist covers the issues you need to consider to ensure your bath is a comfortable and worthwhile investment. The checklist will save you time, hassle and money. Print it out, read through the site and keep it on hand when discussing bath choices with your builder, plumber or architect.
Installing a shower? Use the shower checklist to make sure you've considered all of the important things before committing to a choice.
If you're choosing a vanity cabinet for your bathroom, this downloadable checklist will help you to ensure that you're making the best choice for your needs.
A blocked toilet can be an awful thing, and knowing the right way to unblock one can prevent a bad situation from becoming much, much worse...
A very popular choice, and not a particularly difficult one to implement. Shower and tub setups are versatile and help to save space in your bathroom.