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KEEP THINGS                        TIPS FOR
                                          FUNCTIONAL                         SMALL SPACES

                                          -  Banish mould and mildew         -  Maximise small spaces with
                                             with a shower cap, and            wall-hung vanities, sliding shower
                                             by putting an extractor           doors and in-wall cisterns.
                                             fan near your shower.           -   Boost storage with a
                                          -   Make accidents and               recessed mirror cabinet.
                                             overflows a breeze with         -   Give a feeling of space with
                                             a general floor waste.            carefully placed mirrors, or
                                          -   Make sure your shower            a large picture window.
                                             mixer is easily accessible      -   A shower-over-bath is a sensible
                                             from the shower door.             way to fit everything in.

                                          -   Check that your basins         -   Even in cramped conditions, try
                                             and vanities come with            to give your toilet enough space.
                                             a waste and trap.
                                          -   Think about lighting and       COST-SAVING
                                             heating—they can make           -  Save money on plumbing
                                             all the difference to how         by placing new fixtures in
                                             your bathroom performs.
                                                                               the same place as old.

                                          DESIGN TIPS                        -   Add an affordable touch
                                                                               of luxury to any bathroom
                                          -  Add windows and skylights,        with a heated towel rail.
                                             and angle mirrors to            -   Your shower doors and walls
                                             capture natural light.            will last longer and be easier to

                                          -   Softer lighting will bounce off   care for with glazing protection.
                                             shiny surfaces to give your     -   If you’re planning a family
                                             bathroom a more luxurious feel.   bathroom, choose hard-
                                          -   Get that magazine-designer       wearing fixtures that will
                                             look by choosing tapware and      stand the test of time.
                                             fixtures that complement your   -   Splurge on one stand-out
                                             home’s overall style; match styles,   feature; a luxurious bath or
                                             shapes and finishes between       shower, picture window or
                                             bathrooms, laundry and kitchen.   beautiful mirror for example.
                                          -   If you’re choosing products      This will elevate everything
                                             from different brands, check      else in your bathroom—
                                             the colour matches—               even if you’ve chosen much
                                             shades can vary.                  less expensive fixtures.
                                          -   Hide the toilet so it’s not in direct
                                             line of sight from the doorway
                                             —first impressions count!

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