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  1. Top tips for renovating a bathroom

    Every family lives life in their own way and have different needs and wants from their home. Putting some thought into what your family needs and plotting out the layout beforehand is an excellent way to ensure you get the bathroom you want. We cover some key elements with these top tips for renovating a bathroom.

    Choose Function First

    Whether you have a big or small space to work with, it’s really important to measure and plan out what you need and where to place it before you buy anything. Make sure there’s enough room for moving around, elbow and knee room for the toilet and for any doors or drawers to open fully. It can be helpful to sketch the layout on paper, so that you can see easily see where everything goes and if it

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  2. Revel in a luxury spa bathroom at home

    The ultimate expression of a luxury spa bathroom is to create the feeling of space and appointing the room, in a welcoming way that makes it a delight to use. We asked our design team for some top tips to help you get the look, for your home this Women’s Month.

    Layering in luxury

    When putting a luxurious spa-bathroom together, carefully plan and select all the elements that you want in the space. These include free-standing baths, counter-top basins, walk-in showers and elegant storage units. Layer in e

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  3. Four top tips when choosing taps

    Let’s be honest, the only time someone looks at the taps in your bathroom or kitchen is if they don’t look too good, or when they are absolutely fabulous! That’s why choosing new taps for your home is an important decision. You use them every day, so it’s important that you love the way they look, that they work, and that they’re comfortable to use. We give you our four top tips when choosing taps for your home.

    1. What’s your style

    The best way to test if you like the size and the feel of a tap is to visit your nearest Tile Africa and try out the different models yourself. Depending on your personal preference, you can choose between a modern mixer tap, where the hot and cold water is mixed, or the more traditional tap, with separate hot and cold-water taps.

    The mixer tap is by far the more popular option with its’ sleek design, but also because you can control the t

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  4. 3 ways to save water - beautifully

    The COVID pandemic has changed the way we live our lives in so many ways. Perhaps most of all, it has given us a greater appreciation of the importance of hygiene, of having water to wash our hands and the impact we collectively have on the natural world around us. It has also inspired many of you to update your home, especially the bathroom.

    In honour of World Water Day on the 22nd March, we combine this appreciation of the value of water with the desire to have a beautiful bathroom. Here are 3 ways for you to save water and create a spa-like feeling at home, beautifully.

    Tap into style

    Older style taps are very functional, doing the

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  5. 4 ways to create a romantic bathroom for your home

    Be inspired by the month of love and bring a feeling of romance to your bathroom by creating a Victorian-inspired design that is both elegant and stylish; a space dedicated to rest, pampering and romance. Read on for our top 4 ways to create a romantic bathroom for your home.

    Romancing the bath

    Nothing says luxury quite like a freestanding bath and tap mixer. If you have space, and budget allows, this is a key element in creating the ultimate romantic bathroom. A slipper bath with its distinctive sloping design and claw-feet, is the perfect choice for this style, exposing more of the floor, giving room for you to experiment with monochromatic

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  6. What to think about when renovating or adding on a bathroom to your home

    Bathrooms are often the key selling point of a home, so renovating these rooms is an investment in the value of your property. Even if you’re not planning to sell your home, you can enjoy your updated space with the peace of mind that you’ve spent that money wisely. It is very important though to remember that different homes and families have different needs and wants from their home. That’s why you need to think carefully about what is important to you when renovating or building on a new bathroom for your home. Here are our top tips:

    Why are you renovating?

    Most people renovate when they plan on staying in the house for some time and want a space that works for their family or they do updates in preparation for selling the house. If you’re planning to sell, then choosing neutral options that the buyer can put their own stamp onto is a wise option. When renovating for you

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  7. 5 easy ways to embrace 2021 Pantone Colours of the Year in your home

    5 easy ways to embrace 2021 Pantone Colours of the Year in your home

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    The 2021 Pantone colour of the year is two colours! Pantone’s Ultimate Grey and Illuminating are a combination of a durable and reassuring grey paired with an optimistic sunshine yellow. Here are our top 5 ideas on how to embrace these two shades in your home, individually or together, for your personal interpretation of the trend.

    Creating a foundation for your room

    Pantone’s Ultimate Gray is described as a solid and dependable colour, giving a firm foundation that resonates with resilience. Whilst Ultimate Gray is inspired by the weathered tones of nature, we also love the greys of driftwood, charcoal and cement. Bri

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  8. What to think about when renovating or adding on a bathroom to your home

    Bathrooms are often the key selling point of a home, so renovating these rooms is an investment in the value of your property. Even if you’re not planning to sell your home, you can enjoy your updated space with the peace of mind that you’ve spent that money wisely. It is very important though to remember than different homes and families have different needs and wants from their home. That’s why you need to think carefully about what is important to you when renovating or building on a new bathroom for your home. Here are our top tips:

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  9. The lowdown on Outdoor tiles

    Make the most of your outdoor space by creating a stunning patio or pool deck with outdoor tiles. There are some important things to remember if you’re tiling outdoors, so we’re giving you the lowdown on outdoor tiles and our top tips to make it easy for you to choose the right option for your home.

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  10. Stay home, keep calm and plan

    With thousands of people around the world on lockdown and with options for keeping busy starting to run out, we thought we’d share some ideas on keeping busy at home, staying calm and focusing on what you’ll need when life returns to normal.

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