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How to Redecorate Your Kitchen on a Budget

January 28, 2020 3:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Is your kitchen looking a bit worse for wear? Do you want a new kitchen for 2020 but don’t have the budget for it? Have no fear, there are a number of ways to redecorate and upgrade your kitchen without splashing loads of cash. Read on to discover how to renovate your kitchen on a budget. A Good Scrub & Clean Dedicate some time to give your kitchen a full-on, deep clean. By reaching into all of the nooks and crannies, dusting and polishing so everything shines, and attacking your oven and fridge with all the elbow grease you have,... View Article

Contemporary Bathroom Ideas

January 28, 2020 3:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Contemporary design is modern and minimalistic, with clean lines and crisp detailing. Are you thinking of redesigning your bathroom to suit a more contemporary style? Here are some contemporary bathroom ideas to help inspire you. How to Make Your Bathroom Contemporary Matching Bathroom Suites A contemporary bathroom suite is the perfect way to incorporate the desirable design features altogether. Typically consisting of a toilet, basin and bath that all match and complement each other, a bathroom suite is the easiest way to follow a modern design and feel. Versatile Freestanding Baths An alternative idea to a contemporary bathroom suite is... View Article

Planning a Kitchen Lighting Scheme

January 28, 2020 2:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The right lighting scheme in your kitchen can make a whole world of difference. It can make it look bigger, brighter and better, completely transforming the look and feel of the room. There are a number of elements you have to think about when it comes to choosing your kitchen lighting, so here are the main factors you need to consider. Kitchen Lighting Zones First of all, you need to recognise the different areas of your kitchen and the distinctive zones. As one of the most active and varied spaces in your home, it is important to identify the various... View Article

How to Make a Bathroom Feel Warmer

December 20, 2019 12:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Now we are well and truly in December, there’s nothing worse than getting out of the shower or the bath to a freezing cold bathroom. Here are some suggestions to make your bathroom feel warmer this winter. Warm Bathroom Ideas A Heated Towel Rail By installing a heated towel rail, you are basically killing two birds with one stone. Not only are you warming up your towels before you get out of the shower or bath, but you are also heating up your entire bathroom space. What more could you want? This could be one of the best investments you... View Article

How to Choose the Right Shower for Your Bathroom

November 27, 2019 1:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There are a huge number of different types of showers, it’s quite overwhelming to choose which one you want. Have no fear, we have the perfect method to determine which shower is the right one for your home. Identify Your Water and Heating System You will first need to determine your plumbing system as it can have a massive impact on what kind of shower you can install in your bathroom. Unless you’re looking to upgrade it, here are some things you need to consider when it comes to your water and heating system. Gravity-Fed System A gravity-fed system is... View Article

Small Kitchen Organisation Ideas

November 26, 2019 9:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Kitchen organisation can work wonders for your space, making it feel bigger even if you have a small kitchen. It can also increase your desire to work in your kitchen, encouraging you to cook and use it more. Here are some great organisational tips for your small kitchen: Clever Storage Ideas for Small Kitchens Use Height to Your Organisation Advantage Your kitchen might not be the widest, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use the space that you already have. Have you ever thought about floor-to-ceiling larders? These units not only give you chance to spread your cabinet items out... View Article

Create an Impact in Your Bathroom with Tiles

October 22, 2019 1:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One way to completely restore your bathroom space is by replacing or adding tiles. Amplify its elegance and undeniably create an impact by choosing the best style of tile for your bathroom. Here are some ideas and inspiration for how you can achieve the supreme transformation: Innovative Ideas for Bathroom Tiles Textured Tiling By adding a contrasting textured tile to your smooth bathroom suite, this can make an interesting and eye-catching effect. You could install an alternating pattern between textured and smooth tiles to create a striped design or use them to enhance the bath or shower area for a... View Article

Choosing A Kitchen Worktop – A Brief Guide

October 22, 2019 1:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It doesn’t matter if you know exactly what kind of kitchen design you want, you should always identify which worktop would be best for you. You need to consider the way in which you work in your kitchen as well as the way it looks when it comes to choosing a kitchen worktop, to make sure it lasts. Common Kitchen Worktop Materials Quartz Kitchen Worktops If you want a natural look with a modern edge, then quartz kitchen worktops are perfect for you; there is a wide range of colours available so you can find the ideal one to suit... View Article

How to Know It’s Time for a Kitchen Redesign

September 18, 2019 10:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Even though a kitchen redesign can be time consuming and inconvenient, it is usually because your house needs it rather than because you want it. As it is such a big decision to make, how do you know when it’s time to take the plunge? Signs to Redesign Your Kitchen Limited Countertop and Storage Space If your kitchen cabinets are overflowing and you always feel crowded when trying to prepare a meal, it may be time to expand. Adding extra cupboards and workspace could make all the difference to your kitchen experience and make you enjoy a tidy, cooking atmosphere.... View Article

AEG Live in Partnership with Kitchens 2 Bathrooms

September 13, 2019 10:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

On Saturday 12th October, come and join us for a live in-store cooking demonstration between 10am – 4pm and discover how you can take taste further at home with live AEG technology. We understand how important it is to choose new appliances that are right for you; careful consideration needs to be taken as purchasing new equipment is a big investment. Your kitchen is where you love to cook so your accessories need to be tailored to the way you work. At an AEG Live demonstration, you can experience operational appliances from their range near enough first-hand. Learn about the... View Article