Ideas and advice on how to improve your bathroom - we aim to cover everything from sinks & showers to tubs & lighting

How To Recover From A Bathroom Design Disaster

bathroom design disaster

Whether it’s a shady contractor, an accidental hole in the wall or even a shocking shade of pink – a design disaster can (and probably will) affect us all.

And a design disaster in the bathroom can mean serious trouble. Renovating a bathroom or kitchen are two of the most costly projects in the home so if it all goes wrong, you’ll need an escape plan. And quickly.

Some Smart Shower Features Seem Outright Dumb To Me

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Don't get me wrong - I'm all for any shower device that can reduce the amount of water and energy consumed, however it doesn't necessarily take a smart shower head to save water, and some of the new 'smart' products for showers seem quite odd to me.

My Mother's Bath With a View

Bath with a view

After having recently blogged about my Brother's unusual bathroom, I couldn't fail to mention my Mother's bath which has a view from the top of her mountain!

My mother lives on top of a mountain just down the road (about 100 miles - you think about distance differently there) from my brother and I visited her as well on my Christmas trip. When I say top I mean it - she literally lives on the very top of a mountain in the Australian bush.

The Outdoor Bathroom in the Australian Bush

I spent Christmas at my brother Daniel's property in Queensland, Australia where he is developing a small organic farm. The entire property is a work in progress, however he's managed to nearly complete his unusual outdoor bathroom which sits on the edge of a hill overlooking a small valley, so I took some pictures and I'll share the details with you here.

Increase Natural Light in your Bathroom

Increase Natural Light in your Bathroom

Natural light in the bathroom is an important feature that can greatly affect your enjoyment and comfort. Often overlooked, the bathroom is in fact the first place you look at yourself in the morning as well as the room in which you probably spent most of your time preparing to leave the house. It is also the place many people unwind at the end of a long day by taking a hot shower or long bath. Without much need to worry about furniture or upholstery, lighting becomes the most important factor in creating an inviting space.

Cute and Fun Designs for Kids’ Bathrooms

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Moving into a new house or if you are planning on renovating can be a challenge. Designing a room for your child will need a lot of careful planning, most especially for their bathroom. You need to consider the functionality, safety and accessibility for your kids when designing their room.

You’d be surprised that you really don’t have to be so fussy about things for the design. Here are simple tips to give you some great design ideas especially for your kid’s bathroom. Wouldn't it be great to see in your child’s eyes the appreciation and happiness that they felt.

Is Your Toilet Roaring? Know How to Make it Calm Again

Are you listening to gurgling sound when you flush your toilet? Sounds like a stupid question though, it actually happens quite frequently.

Well, you need not to fear, if this sound is due to sewage line cleaning performed by the council guys. However, there are a plethora of other reasons that can make your toilet roar at you. In this post, we will look into all these reasons one by one, and will learn how to fix them in the most effective way possible.

Bathroom Design Options


So you’re redesigning your bathroom or perhaps you’re designing it for the first time in your new home? Either way you will want it to be stylish, represent your tastes and tie in with the rest of the house. It can be a little daunting when choosing the right bathroom for you as there is so much choice out there. The best thing to do is to get your head around the different styles of bathroom that are out there and once you have decided which style best suits you then you can narrow it down to a specific design.

Tips For Remodeling A Bathroom On A Budget

Remodeling A Bathroom On A Budget

So you’re ready to redecorate and redesign your bathroom. But you don't have a lot of money to invest in the project. Well, the good news is that, you don’t need to invest a huge amount to renovate and redesign your bathroom. Remodeling a bathroom is an important home improvement project that enhances the appeal of a home and adds value to the home. There are many ways to remodel a bathroom on a budget. Here are some tips on how to remodel your bathroom without spending a lot of money.

Traditional Straight Baths Vs Modern Freestanding Baths

sebago straight bath

A great thing about looking for new baths for your bathroom suite these days, is the sheer number of options available.

Here I do a head to head on the traditional straight bath design vs the modern freestanding bath to discuss the perks of both designs.