Why you should embrace timber look tiles

Whether oak, pine or timber-look tiles now not only look more realistic, they also come in lengths similar to those of the floorboards in the rest of your home. This could be just the excuse you’ve been waiting for to kick off your next bathroom renovation. They look like the real deal Timber-look tiles now…

6 Ways To Spot A Dodgy Bathroom Renovator

I have heard more horror stories about cowboy bathroom renovators then you could image. From lighting rooms on fire on the first day to tiles falling off the ceiling (yes the actual ceiling), it can be just plain scary but we are here to help you spot the dodgy renovator. There are some tell-tale signs…

Mistakes To Avoid When Renovating

First things first I would like to say renovating your bathroom or bathrooms is a big investment in your property. The word that is key to that is “investment”. So its important to treat this like any other investment, making sure you make informed and responsible decisions, to ensure you don’t end up throwing money away on…

Which Way To Get Laid – Horizontal V Vertical

When you decide on your tile and it is of a rectangle shaped bathroom wall tile one of the first questions that might come to your mind is “which way am I going to lay these tiles? Horizontally or vertically?” Both was are common but does it really make any notable difference? Obviously laying tiles horizontally…

Frameless Shower Screen – Pro’s and Con’s

The shower will most often be the biggest part of your room, now that’s not me saying we are all putting on too much weight (insert laughing) it’s more to do with the need of having adequate falls for drainage and comfortability. So with that in mind its important to pick the right shower screen…

How To Grout

Below is a link to our youtube series covering the basics of grouting bathroom tiles in a few easy steps . There will be weekly updates on every aspect of bathroom renovations from picking tiles to the different types of plumbing fittings and much much more so subscribe now and don’t miss out Today’s video is…

What Is a Nib Wall?

Do you ever have that one spot between your shower screen and vanity that you can’t quite get too? For many of our clients, it can be the most frustrating part of their bathroom as a lot of the time poor design and incorrect installation combined with a lack of space results in this common issue….

Is My Bathroom Too Modern?

This article is just a quick recap of the our bathroom at Hayward Road, Martin. Using ultra modern fitting and fixtures with a combination of metallic wall tiles and floor. The bathroom renovation took place in 2012 and looks the same today as it was the day we completed it. Taking 3 weeks it required…

Grout Sealing

This article will cover why you need a grout sealer and which one we recommend you purchase. Firstly what is grout? Grout fills seams between tiles.  Most grout you will be using is called sanded, a grammatically unusual way of saying that the grout contains sand. Sand is used by manufacturers because it is cheap and…