Getting a new bathroom?
Here's what you need to think about
The first decision when planning your bathroom is to consider your budget, as this will determine the level of fixtures, fittings and installation.
Next is to determine the layout and whether the soil stack and plumbing will move or stay put.
We can then break down the design into the following:
Close coupled, back to wall and separate cistern, height Does the water pipe go back through the wall or along the wall? Wall hung or wall standing.
Freestanding, double ended or single ended, shower bath, acrylic or steel, taps or bath filler. Size of bath and bath screen.
Separate shower enclosure or shower over bath, square, rectangular or quadrant tray. Electric shower, pumped shower, electronic shower, recessed controls or surface mounted. Fixed shower head, riser rail or both.
Folding shower seat or fixed. Shower door - sliding door, pivot door, hinge door, glass panel no door.
Basin and pedestal or vanity unit for storage. Single or double tap holes, wall mounted basin mixer or mixer on the basin, freestanding unit. There is now available a run of units with a solid top and integrated basin.
Electric underfloor heating, floor finish, tiles or LVT.
Ceiling or wall mounted fan, noise from fan, inline fan or opening window.
Radiator, towel radiator, vertical radiator, dual fuel element, timer.
Tiles or shower panels, waterproof paint.
Cabinet or mirror light, shaver socket, USB charger, toilet roll holder, towel holder, grab rails.