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A guru’s guide to better bathroom design

If you are thinking about remodelling your bathroom then don’t start without reading these tips from Tony Murphy, TileStyle’s bathroom guru first

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“A better bathroom design will last a lifetime and at TileStyle, we can help you achieve your dream bathroom design in a few easy steps,” says TileStyle's bathroom guru, Tony Murphy.

 

A poorly planned bathroom could affect the way you feel about your home for years to come, so it’s important to get the design right and invest in quality to get the most value for your money.

Be sure to read these tips first before you start planning your bathroom design
Be sure to read these tips first before you start planning your bathroom design

Follow this four-step guide to a better bathroom design with top tips from TileStyle's bathroom guru, Tony Murphy. Tony has been described as an encyclopaedia of bathroom knowledge by interior journalists and has a wealth of experience and expertise in all areas of bathroom design.

Step 1: Know your measurements

Measurements and dimensions are key to start with
Measurements and dimensions are key to start with

If you’re considering a bathroom refurbishment then first things first, you need to have your exact measurements and dimensions. Whether it’s a large family bathroom or a compact ensuite, they are crucial for deciding how things will ultimately look and fit.

Photos and drawings are really useful too, as they give the bathroom expert a visual clue as to what they’re dealing with. They don’t even have to be fancy, rough will do.

Don’t forget the ceiling height and measurements and locations of the doors and windows too. This will enable TileStyle’s bathroom design specialist to guide you more clearly with regard to the perfect design.

Step 2: What style of bathroom do you want?

Modern or traditional? What’s your style?
Modern or traditional? What’s your style?

Deciding on the style of your bathroom will be one of the main influences in the overall design. Do you want a traditional bathroom design or a modern and contemporary design?

Ask yourself what design will tie in nicely with the overall aesthetic of your home. Are you going for a minimalist look or more of an eclectic vibe? Do you want to incorporate smart home technology such as a digital shower, Bluetooth mirror or shower toilet?

Anything is possible ... 

Step 3: Identify who will be using this bathroom

Beautiful new TileStyle family bathroom in a recent customer home
Beautiful new TileStyle family bathroom in a recent customer home

Is this a family bathroom, an ensuite or a small WC? It’s important to identify who exactly is likely to be using this bathroom and how many. For example, is this a family bathroom that will be used by both adults and children, and do you need a bath to bathe the kids?

Do you need to future proof this bathroom and make it more accessible for an older person perhaps in years to come? These are all important aspects of the thought process when it comes to lasting, clever bathroom design.

Step 4: Bathroom storage options

Proper storage is key to a clutter free bathroom. Pink bathroom storage units from TileStyle
Proper storage is key to a clutter free bathroom. Pink bathroom storage units from TileStyle

How much storage will you need? Hide those unsightly bathroom bottles! There’s nothing worse than lots of products and toiletries resulting in your lovely new bathroom looking untidy and cluttered. TileStyle have a huge range of bathroom storage options available to alleviate this, all too often, overlooked problem.

There are endless possibilities when it comes to designing a new bathroom, but you need to consider the options to suit you. The bathroom experts at TileStyle can help you in your quest to make the right choice for you and your family.

That’s it, you’re good to go. Now it’s time to start planning your perfect bathroom.

For more information, visit www.tilestyle.ie, contact info@tilestyle.ie or call 01 855 5200.