Author Archives: Simply Tiles And Bathrooms

Choosing the Best Bathroom Tiles: Tips for Getting it Right.

Get it right when choosing tiles for the bathroom and you’ll be left with an investment you’re not only proud of, but that can actually increase the value of your property as a whole.   It’s all-too common for homeowners to think of bathroom tiling as little more than an additional ‘lick of paint’ for the room, having overlooked…

DIY Tiling Tips: A Few Pointers for Going It Alone.

There’s much to be said for hiring the pros to overhaul a bathroom.   But at the same time there’s something uniquely satisfying about being able to say “Yep, I did that myself!” Of course, the latter only applies to a job done well as most homeowners will be fairly familiar with the agony of botching…

Five Reasons Why Wall Tiles Are The Only Way To Go For Bathrooms.

There’s really no better time than the start of a new year to think long and hard about getting started with a bathroom overhaul.   And in terms of decorative touches there is one important decision to make prior to going ahead with anything – which type of wall covering makes the most sense. Now, while there’s…

Tile Grouting Tips For DIY Types.

Grouting tiles is one of those jobs that can either be borderline pleasant or an unmitigated nightmare.   Contrary to popular belief, it’s entirely down to the way you go about it that makes the biggest difference – it’s rarely in the hands of fate. So with the sanity of the country’s DIY types in mind… Here’s a…

Grout Cleaning: Keeping Your Whites As White As Possible.

Here’s the million dollar question asked thousands of times every day – what’s the best way of keeping bathroom tile grout as clean and pristine as possible?   There’s really nothing in the world that can ruin an otherwise stellar tiling effort quite like grout that’s seen better days. Once pure white, it’s now a mix of browns,…

First Time Tiling Tips: How To Get It Right When Going It Alone.

Tiling – some see it as the kind of challenge they can’t wait to tackle, while for others it’s about as exciting a prospect as having a tooth drilled.   In both cases however, DIY bathroom tiling can be uniquely rewarding and satisfying when it’s all done and dusted, with some tidy savings to be made in…

Timeless Tiling And Bathroom Design Tips: Keeping It Fresh.

It’s not as if most of the UK population has the time, money or inclination to go about bathroom remodelling year after year.   But when the time comes to give the room a generous overhaul, you’d probably prefer to know that the result would be in-line with contemporary trends. The trouble is however that some fads…

Tiling Trends: What The UK’s Style Gurus Are Buying.

Each year, vast swathes of the population look toward the UK’s leading style icons for tiling trends.   What kinds of tiles will those going about a refresh be putting up in their bathrooms? This year is proving to be a year when a great many classic ideas are being revisited, with one or two newcomers making a welcome…

Five Bathroom Design Trends Hitting It Big

It’s becoming abundantly clear which bathroom design trends are hitting home. Along with a few old favourites, one or two unexpected newcomers have made an appearance and appear to be taking the country by storm. Perhaps the best news of all, however is how some of the biggest and best transformation opportunities out there can be mercifully…

Bathroom Design Mistakes: Yes, There’s A ‘Wrong’ Way.

It’s often said that there’s essentially no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way of going about bathroom design – sadly however this is idealistic to say the least. Of course, tastes vary considerably and what suits one may be wholly unacceptable to another, we understand that. However, across the board there are certain design elements to be aware of…