Small Bathroom Ideas – Optimise Your Bathroom

Posted on May 16th 2017 by James

Looking at a small Bathroom, it’s often difficult to imagine how it could look and work for you and your family. However, with clever design and the right bathroom products, you can transform your small bathroom into a comfortable and stylish room, which you enjoy using.To begin with, everything in a small bathroom has to earn its place. It has to have a purpose and provide an important function.

Angelina Higly Polished Mirror Effect Stainless Steel ReadiatorStorage

We aren’t just talking about well-designed cabinets and vanity units to hide all your bits and pieces away in, also consider where you are going to place other items, such as towels. Instead of hiding them away in large cupboards, why not choose a heated towel rail, which will provide heat for the bathroom, whilst providing the perfect place to hang your towels. One of our favourites within this range is the Angelina Highly Polished Mirror Effect Stainless Steel Radiator.

Problem solved.

MirrorsEastgate Touch Sensor Backlit Mirror

Having mirrors in your bathroom is one of the easiest ways to increase the illusion of both light and space. The effect of this is even greater if plain and neutral tiles are used. A wide range of Bathroom Mirrors are available, including Vanity Mirrors, Shaving Mirrors, Motion Sensor Mirrors and LED Mirrors. One of our favourites within this range is Eastgate Touch Sensor Backlit Mirror.



bi fold shower doorBi-fold Shower Door

Bi-Fold Shower Doors fold in on themselves, meaning there is no need for them to open out into valuable bathroom space. Available in a wide range of finishes, you can find the full range here.


Wall Mountwall-mount

Wall Mounted Toilets & Basins are perfect smaller bathrooms and cloakrooms, with all but the toilet completely hidden in the wall, bathroom space used is kept to a minimum. At Trade Plumbing, we stock and supply a wide range of these products. One of the best sellers within the range is the Premier Cambria Vitreous China Wall Hung Toilet.


replacing-bath-with-a-showerReplacing Bath with a Shower

Replacing your Bath with either a shower and enclosure, or wet room is most definitely an option for those who are sick and tired of a bath taking up valuable space in their small bathroom. Through carrying out this change, an improved shower can be fitted whilst freeing up all that importance space. Ideally suited to fitting in the corner of a small bathroom, a wide range of shower enclosures and shower trays can be chosen.

How Much Does A New Radiator Really Cost?

Posted on March 20th 2017 by Kieren Chambers
Designer radiator

You may need to calculate a price for replacing your radiator for one of two main reasons: either you’re renovating your room and you want to update it for style or practical reasons, or it’s faulty and needs to be replaced. Either way, keeping costs down is always preferable and it’s essential that you start with at least some idea of what the final cost will be.

But how do you estimate this when you’re not a professional? Here we go over some of the typical costs, provide some crucial recommendations and add in a few extra tips for getting the most out of your new radiator.

What are the basic costs to replace a radiator?

To answer the most urgent question that people may have, let’s consider what it costs to simple take out your current radiator and replace it with a new, similar model. This is the kind of project you may be leaning towards in an emergency when simply getting your heating system working again is the main objective on your mind. …Read more…

How To Make The Most Of Your Small Bathroom

Posted on February 15th 2017 by Kieren Chambers

Your dream bathroom my not be physically compatible with the amount of space you actually have available, but you don’t necessarily have to compromise on the theme you choose. A small space, with some clever tricks, can be maximised easily as long as you know what’s on the market to suit your needs.

Bathroom radiators and towel rails

Heating solutions are what we specialise in when it comes to bathrooms, of course. In our experience, most people with limited space opt for designer column radiators because they can be made to fit any space on your wall. The height of each column is flexible, while the number of columns dictates the width of the unit. As an alternative, you could have a heated towel rail fitted. Again there are many variations on these to suit various spaces, whether you need a short and wide heater or a tall and narrow one. These double up as permanent storage for your towels, which saves space elsewhere in the room.

Bath and shower

small-bathroom If you have a shower cubicle in your bathroom, try getting rid of the tall, raised kerb around the perimeter of the shower.

This doesn’t usually look that attractive and it can be a trip hazard, plus you’d be surprised how much of a difference it makes having glass all the way to the floor instead.
You don’t physically gain much space if any, but the illusion is that the shower has become invisible. You can use the exact same trick if you have a bathtub instead of a shower cubicle, simply by fitting a glass screen in place of a shower curtain.

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