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Month: February 2016

Nano Shower Drain – good flow from minimal depth

Nano Shower Drain – good flow from minimal depth

  The latest product from Dallmer is the CeraLine Nano, a high appearance slim-line shower drain that has the priceless advantage of a built-in depth of only 68mm. The new linear drain offers an excellent waste water flow rate of 0.45 litres per second and thus grants a whole range of new possibilities in shower and wet-room design for situations where cutting into solid floor structures is inadvisable or impossible. The Nano is extremely simple to install since the flanges…

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Living room renovations

Living room renovations

Create a fresh new look in your home this spring with our tops tips and inspiration. Our living room’s full of clutter. Any advice? Things are more likely to be tidied away if you make it easy, so ensure you create nearby storage for each area of your room. For example, if your dining table is part of the living room, a sideboard will take all you need for the table – but can also hold board games and stationery….

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Living room focal point

Living room focal point

The living room in my new-build has no focal point. How can I create one? Rather than trying to add character that belongs to a different era, we’d suggest making the most of your room’s attributes. Many new-builds have large wall areas that provide a fantastic canvas for feature wallpaper.

High tech bathroom

High tech bathroom

Bring technology into your bathroom for the very latest in modern living. High-tech bathrooms don\’t necessarily need to look futuristic, they can incorporate clever technical ideas to make the bathroom streamlined and efficient without it looking like something out of a science fiction film. Digital controls are big news as far as showers are concerned, consider models from Aqualisa and Methven. Adjustable lighting and AV systems are also very desirable – but always budget for expert installation, visit cedia.co.uk for…

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Bathroom design for small space

Bathroom design for small space

Careful planning and storage keep a small bathroom looking streamlined. Most people will have an average-sized bathroom – unless they\’re building a new house or working on a bedroom-to-bathroom conversion. If you are one of the former, consider fittings and furniture that make the most of the space. Use the wall area for slim (depth-wise) cabinets that can help keep surfaces free from clutter; don’t forget that a clear, uncluttered room will also look more spacious. Wall-hung fittings – whether…

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Bathroom classic style

Bathroom classic style

If you prefer a traditional bathroom look, choose a style with a detailed finish. Should you find that the sleek looks of contemporary bathrooms are not to your taste, then it\’s very easy to find beautiful, traditional-style suites and furniture to suit a more classic look. Period bathroom styles are generally more curvaceous and promote a gentler feel in the bathroom. They tend to suit older homes, without being tied to the accuracy of whether you\’ve got a Victorian terraced…

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Spa bathroom accessories

Spa bathroom accessories

Gorgeous accessories will help you create a true haven of tranquillity.   1. Bamboo numerals toothbrushes. 2. Silver Hamman bowl gift set with two Aleppo soaps and exfoliating gloves. 3. Palermo waffle cotton slippers. 4. Magnifying mirror with integral light. 5. Natural citrus Spa Fit toning massage oil, toning concentrate, scrub, ergonomic massager.   6. Expandable Aquala bath caddy with wineglass holder. 7. Semi-circular storage basket in natural water hyacinth. 8. Bathroom shelf. 9. Spa bucket set filled with sponges,…

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Hotel style bathrooms

Hotel style bathrooms

Focus on one or two luxury pieces to recreate a hotel-style bathroom athome. Hotel and spa-type looks don’t have to break the bank. Whatever your budget is. it’s possible to add a few little details that will immediately make your bathroom look and feel more luxurious. Of course, the best thing to have is lots of space for a spa or hotel-style bathroom, but it’s not always available in every home. Instead, focus on one or two key j elements to achieve…

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Perfect home bar – how to create

Perfect home bar – how to create

Planning your space. For everyday entertaining, a large cupboard can be easily converted into a practical bar. However, if you regularly throw parties for large groups and require room for two people to be making drinks at the same time, you’ll need a bar that’s around two meters long. Consider the wiring, ventilation and plumbing early on. Wet or dry? You can incorporate a ‘dry’ bar just about anywhere, but havin6 a ‘wet’ bar, with a built-in sink (and preferably…

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