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  • How To De-clutter Your Bathroom

    Sort out your products The first step to sorting out the bathroom clutter is to take a good hard look at your products, throw away everything you don’t use or haven’t used in six months. Throw away all your empty bottles, these have a bad habit of piling up on the shelf. Don’t keep...
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    How to Enhance Your Bathroom Experience

    Choosing the right bath Starting with the right bathtub is a key point in being able to relax and enjoy your bathing experience. They come in a classic, designer, traditional, stone, steel, cast iron and in different shapes. It can be fitted in a corner, against a wall or be free-...
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    How To Save Water In The Bathroom

    HOW TO SAVE WATER IN THE BATHROOM Time Yourself Timing yourself in the shower will help cut down on the amount of water you use as sometimes we all get distracted while standing in the warmth. Use an egg timer as they are a mostly waterproof or only shower for one song on the...
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    Baths Versus Showers.

      The question always comes up, are you a bath or a shower person? It’s important to know if you’re living with someone so you can coordinate your bathroom activities into perfect living harmony. Shower people might not appreciate the bath bombs soaking on the new chrome sink...
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  • Celebrity Bathroom Inspiration

    Celebrity Bathroom Inspiration

    When it comes to decorating our home, we often look to the rich and famous for inspiration. Luxury is something everyone would like a bit more of, especially in the bathroom. Check out these celebrity bathrooms:   Adele Adele reportedly sold her West Sussex...
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    How to Prepare Your Bathroom for Winter

    You probably don't want to think about the fact that WINTER IS COMING, despite supermarkets already adorning their shelves with constant reminders of the impending doom that is Christmas. That said, it's never a good idea to leave preparations to the last minute, and this...
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    Wallpapering Your Bathroom

    Wallpapering your bathroom isn’t a common problem most people need to ponder. The drawbacks are many and obvious - even toddlers know that paper and water is not a good combo. But with wallpaper enjoying a resurgence in popularity, is it high time you considered making the switch...
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  • Is It Safe To Drink Water From Your Bathroom?

    Is it Safe to Drink the Water from Your Bathroom Tap?

    Sometimes, you wake up thirsty in the middle of the night. And in this drowsy state, the kitchen can seem like it’s miles away. The nearest place where you can quickly find water is, of course, the bathroom. So drinking water from the bathroom tap in your en-suite or family bathroom...
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  • TECHNOLOGY!

    Some people are afraid of technology.   But incorporating the latest bathroom tech into your suite doesn’t have to be daunting. The bathroom of the future is within your reach, and here are a few exciting ways to bring state-of-the-art gadgetry into your home...
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    A Bath in the Bedroom?

    A Bath can be something of beauty, a space to escape and relax in peace at the end of a stressful week, a serene haven in which to take stock and indulge yourself with a calm retreat away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. A bath doesn't have to be confined to the family...
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  • How to Design a Timeless Family Bathroom

    In a family home, a bathroom is a place that has to cater for a variety of needs and should evolve to adapt as your requirements change. This can make planning a family bathroom installation tricky; what one family may need in their suite can change dramatically over the...
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  • Why You Should Consider a Second Bathroom

    Many of us get by with just one bathroom in our home, regardless of the size of our household or how long the queue is in the morning. Families often have to resort to getting ready for a day at work as well as the school run all at the same time, one in the shower, one on the toilet...
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    "Where is the Bathroom?" - Finding the Toilet in 62 Languages

    Welcome, everyone, to the most ambitious blog we've ever written here at Bathroom City. It has been formed in response to a problem you have likely faced if you have ever travelled abroad.  There you are, enjoying your vacation, when the call of nature arrives. You look around,...
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  • #BathtubChallenge!

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the tub, Bathroom City was creating more custard chaos last weekend. Following our escapades at BHS in Merry Hill last year, this time we were at The Fort Shopping Park in Birmingham, once again in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity...
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  • The Fort Bathtub Challenge!

    You may remember the custard carnage at BHS in Merry Hill last year. Bathroom City is once again causing shopping centre mayhem in the name of charity fundraising with a sponsored bath sit-in! Bathroom City At The Fort Shopping Center  In aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance...
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  • Bathroom Inspiration from Fancy Hotels

    We all want a bit of luxury in our lives, and given the amount of time we spend in the bathroom on a daily basis, it makes sense to invest in a suite that will make our lives that little bit easier. Hotels show us what our lives could be like if we had the kind of budget that allowed...
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  • Bath Shower Screens vs Shower Curtains

    Bath Shower Screens vs Shower Curtains

    When it comes to updating your bathroom, one quick and easy way to change the look of your décor is to replace your shower curtain. If you have a shower bath installed in your home, you need an effective way to stop water from splashing out onto the bathroom floor. Your two main options...
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  • Personalising a Bathroom in Rented Accommodation

    If you're living in temporary or rented accommodation it can be difficult to update your bathroom interior without obtaining permission from the property owner. However, there are some things you can do to make your mark without losing your deposit. Freestanding Accessories It...
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  • 5 Cool Bathroom Apps

    5 Cool Bathroom Apps

    Technology is making its presence known in the bathrooms of today, with endless new gadgets being launched to make our bathroom time a bit more entertaining. But you don't need to invest in an entirely new suite to try out some of this new tech – all you need is a smartphone. Here are a...
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  • DIY SOS Rednal

    DIY SOS Rednal

    Bathroom City was honoured to be part of a DIY SOS: The Big Build project in Rednal recently. The episode will see the Bull family have their house adapted to meet the needs of their three sons, young Jack and twin toddlers, Alex and Dylan. The twins were born prematurely and have...
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    Holiday Bathroom Decorations - Dos and Don'ts

      The British typically aren’t very good at holidays. We have an odd bunch of habits that we can’t seem to shake - The obsession with buying location specific fridge magnets. Rejecting local nightlife in favour of a “British” pub, because we can’t bear to be away from them for a...
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    DIY SOS: The Big Build

    Charity workers Chris and Charlotte from Rednal in Birmingham have their hands full with their two small twin boys Alex and Dylan, born prematurely at 31 weeks and experiencing a myriad of health issues since birth. Currently being tested for a variety of genetic disorders and illnesses...
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  • My First House Renovation

    Finding a new house that ticks all the boxes can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. After looking for the perfect family home for two years, Birmingham business owner Jim finally found a property that would fit the bill but needed major renovations to bring it up to...
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  • Unclogging a Drain

    Unclogging a Drain

    Unblock Your Sink, Toilet and Shower It is very easy for a drain to get blocked, just think about all the things that go down your bathroom plug holes every day – hair, shampoo, shower gel, toothpaste, and so on. Blockages can cause a myriad of issues like bad smells and...
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    Forzalaqua Natural Stone Washbasins

    Make a unique style statement in your bathroom with the luxurious textures and contemporary styling of the premium natural stone basin collection from Forzalaqua. These modern natural stone basins are all hand-crafted from a single piece of stone which ensures that each item is...
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    Why You Should Close Your Toilet Lid

    There has been a flurry of studies emerging in recent years about germs appearing in places you might not expect. Beards are full of faecal matter, your mobile phone has 18 times more bacteria on it than a public toilet flush handle and now think about your toothbrush.   Yes...
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  • Do You Know Where Your Towel Is?

    Do You Know Where Your Towel Is?

    May 25th is International Towel Day, in memory of science-fiction author Douglas Adams, who reminded us in The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy of the importance of knowing where your towel is. In the bathroom, towel storage can be a contentious issue, with some choosing to store...
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  • Why Choose a Carronite Bath?

    Carronite™ is a unique, high tech, glass reinforced resin patented by Carron in 1986. The Carron Company was formed in 1759 and historically made cannons for the British army, as well as red telephone boxes and post boxes. With over 250 years of British manufacturing experience,...
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  • What Not to Flush Down Your Loo

    Did you know that one flush of a toilet wastes 3 gallons of water? And that sewage systems aren't designed to carry anything other than the 3 Ps – pee, poo and paper? Clogged pipes lead to block sewers and cracked pipes, which can even lead to horrible scenarios like rats climbing up...
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  • Ways to Make Your Bathroom Seem Bigger

    In recent years, apartments have been getting smaller and smaller. The bathroom has not escaped this trend, and you can often find when moving into a new place that space in your WC or en-suite, or even your family bathroom, is at a premium. With this in mind, we’ve put together some...
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