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As part of our series of quick, modern fixes for your bathroom, we'll show you how to change a shower head with our handy step-by-step video.
If you use a combination of home and work computers, plus tablets or mobiles to shop, there is now an easy way to keep track of your selected items.
A born & raised West Countryman, now living on the Yorkshire Coast, for over 6 years Adam has been bringing home interior ideas to life at VictoriaPlum.com. Adam’s favourite interior styles have been shaped by both urban and natural influences.
As part of our series of quick, modern fixes for your bathroom, we'll show you how to change a shower head with our handy step-by-step video.
The basin forms one of the main focal points of your bathroom, so it’s worth taking the time to choose one that you’ll love to look at and use every day. Follow our handy buying guide and get the right basin for you.
In my latest “Get the look” style guide, I’ll show you how to create the perfect Scandi style “Lagom” bathroom.
Mira Showers give us their top tips on creating a beautiful, coordinated bathroom by style matching your taps and shower.
Cloakroom bathrooms can be tricky to get right. Space is at a premium, so it’s important to choose a suite that will work with your room and complement its style.
As part of our series of Modern Fixes, we’ll demonstrate how to check and how to bleed your radiator with our easy-to-follow video.
If your basin drainage is slow, it may be necessary to replace your basin waste trap. In this handy guide with video, we'll show you exactly how to fit a basin waste trap in 4 easy steps.
To celebrate the launch of our new range of Insignia hydro-massage and steam shower cabins, we'll be taking a closer look at the range and revealing the lucky winner of a luxury steam shower cabin worth £1,299!
Whether it's the bathroom basin, bath or kitchen sink, a blocked plug hole can be inconvenient and unpleasant. But what are the most common causes?
Are heated towel rails the ultimate winter bathroom accessory? Something that prevents you from being cold when you step out of the bath or shower will surely be hard to beat! We check out the competition...
Traditional bathrooms can present you with a whole new set of design challenges. We've provided some great ideas to show you how to achieve heritage bathrooms on a budget.
With 120 years of manufacturing excellence under their belt, you can now purchase Ideal Standard bathrooms direct from VictoriaPlum.com. Discover more about the Ideal Standard collection and find out what sets Ideal Standard apart from other bathroom brands.
On International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the achievement of women at VictoriaPlum.com. We chatted with Lisa, our Head of Home Delivery about her work behind the scenes, improving the delivery experience for all our customers, and the challenges of working in a male-dominated environment.
Our customers are a great source of knowledge. So we bring you our top 10 home care tips, as shared with us by our customers.
Losing heat from your home not only makes you shiver, but it’ll also make you quiver when it’s time to pay those heating bills. So how does it happen? And what can you do to stop it?
When embarking upon a bathroom renovation it's all too easy to forget about those little finishing touches that help personalise your design. So here are some of our personal favourites.
We look at how to create different bathroom scents for different moods, including handy step-by-step instructions.
If your bathroom is a bit on the dim and dingy side, never fear. Read our illuminating tips to enhance the natural light in your bathroom.
If you're suffering from low water pressure, find out which shower pump can help boost your flow rate for your shower or even your whole home.
If you’ve come across the term “Independent Living” for the first time, and are feeling a little confused about what it means, help is at hand.
Tiles are the foundations upon which many great bathrooms are built, so it’s vitally important you get this bit right. Here at VictoriaPlum.com we’re dedicated to helping you build the perfect bathroom, so here are our tips for bathroom tiles.
We're proud to launch a new range of bathroom products aimed specifically at Trade customers. Find out more about Kirke.
There are a great variety of shower enclosures on the market for you to pick from, with different styles, shapes, and purposes. Whichever you choose, you can follow our step-by-step instructions to fit your new shower enclosure.
Have you ever considered a more traditional style bathroom? These days it's not all about contemporary designs.
We show you how to create your own living wall in your bathroom, or just about anywhere you like, with a handy step-by-step video.
A toilet unit conceals the cistern for a back to wall toilet, creating a streamlined and sleek look for your bathroom. This guide will give you a brief introduction to the range of toilet units at VictoriaPlum.com, and what you need to consider when choosing one.
When planning your next home renovation, small bathrooms can cause massive headaches. We asked Mira Showers, the UK's No 1 shower manufacturer, for some top tips on maximising your small bathroom space.
With any bathroom renovation project, you'll need to dismantle your old bathroom before adding your brand new elements. In this DIY guide, we'll give you some handy tips on removing your bath, toilet and basin.
We take a brief trip through time to look at the history of the bathroom, from the Victorian era to the modern day.
Underfloor heating is a great option when it comes to creating a clean, uncluttered and comfortable bathroom or wet room. In this buying guide, written in conjunction with leading underfloor heating suppliers Warmup, we'll show you exactly what you'll need for your installation.
Introducing a power shower into your home may seem like a small step, but it will transform the way you use your bathroom. We take a look at your options...
With the summer holidays in full swing, this week, we're heading to coast for our bathroom inspiration, with a trend we're calling Calming Coastal.
Picking your toilet seat may not seem that important, but, as you'll spend a lot of time sitting on it, it pays to choose wisely.
Find out more about how to calculate BTU for your room - and even how to work it out without using a BTU calculator!
Don’t be left in the dark when it comes to choosing your bathroom lighting. Get switched on with these 5 bright bathroom lighting ideas for 2019.
In today’s blog post, we’ve “asked the experts” the following question: “What is the best type of tradesperson for fitting an electric shower?”.
Ordering something that turns out to be the wrong size or shape can potentially delay your new bathroom project. In this article, we'll show you how to avoid the most common bathroom planning mistakes.
There are a few things you need to consider when choosing a shower valve. The choices available may seem a little overwhelming if you’re not sure what design you need, so our shower valve buying guide should help point you in the right direction.
Bathroom flooring is the foundation of your bathroom, and whatever you choose to lay can really help frame your room. The flooring you pick needs to be durable, stylish and suited to your daily routine and lifestyle.
Make the soft industrial look work for your bathroom with our handy tips and advice.
With the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day taking place in 2018, this Remembrance Day we'll be wearing our poppies with extra-special pride.
If you are elderly or suffer from reduced mobility, you may have come across the terms "Independent Living" and "Assisted Living", but what do they actually mean and how will this affect the type of bathroom you have?
Want to know what a thermostatic shower valve is and how it keeps a constant temperature as you shower? We explain all.
NoCalc is a patented way to protect your whole home from the damaging effects of limescale and corrosion, without harming the natural environment. Find out how this quick fix can save you money.
Black Friday has quickly become the biggest shopping day in the UK, even when shopping for bathrooms. Here are 6 things you need to know about it.
Looking for ways to truly make your bathroom your own? We’ve got 5 of the best bathroom accessory ideas for 2019 right here.
With fluctuations in energy prices a major concern, here are our 10 top tips for saving energy in your home.
We explore eco bathrooms and demonstrate how you can do your bit for the environment through clever design.
Whether it’s having relatives to stay or living in a multi-generational household, ensuring that your home is suitable for all ages is becoming increasingly important.
If you're new to the parenting game, we'll show you how to create a baby-safe bathroom with our handy infographic.
We take a look at 5 of the best designer bathroom suites, without the designer price tags.
Give your home its very own rustic makeover, with our great tips for a country style home.
With a handy step-by-step video, we'll show you how to install a wet room professionally, adding value to your property.
So you’ve decided to refurbish that tired old bathroom. Great! But where do you begin? Our handy guide will help you take those first few steps.
In this step-by-step guide for plumbers, produced in cooperation with the experts at Mira Showers, you'll see just how quick and easy it is to fit a bar shower valve.
To help get your home ready in time for Christmas, we've come up with these handy little guides. Next on our list for quick fixes is the guest bedroom.
Check out these illuminating bathroom lighting ideas for 2018 and get switched on in the new year.
When decorating a family bathroom, you really can have the best of both worlds. Ideal Standard share their tips with you.
Saving the planet is important to all of us. That's why we're proud to launch a range of eco bathroom products, saving you water, energy and cash—a real "win-win" situation.
Spreading the warmth to your bathroom and beyond, we've picked out 5 of the most stylish column radiators for hot home interiors.
In our series of Independent Living room planning guides, we'll show you how to create a stylish bathroom for an elderly relative.
If you're looking for bathroom ideas on a budget, make sure you read this article first. We reveal the real costs of a bathroom makeover and demonstrate just how little you'll need to spend.
Do you tend to call a bath with air jets a "Jacuzzi"? The real name we should be using is "whirlpool bath", but why do we use this catch-all term to describe them and how did it catch on in the first place? In this blog post, I’ll be finding out...
When it’s time for a change, small bathrooms require big thinking. Whether it’s a cloakroom you’re renovating or your main master bathroom, this is the perfect place to start if you’re in need of small bathroom ideas and inspiration.
If you're looking to replace an electric shower, make sure you read this guide first, from the experts at Mira Showers.
We're offering one lucky person the chance to win a full bathroom makeover, with £1,000 of products from VictoriaPlum.com, plus £1,000 towards installation, in association with MyBuild.
Discover a cleaner, quieter and smarter toilet with award-winning Aquablade technology from Ideal Standard.
Ever wondered how your bathroom basin is made? Let us take you behind the scenes…
When you’re updating your bathroom suite, choosing the right basin taps can really alter its look and feel. Our buying guide will help you to choose the style that’s right for you.
These days, it's all too easy to take our toilets for granted. To fully appreciate how amazing this invention is and how it has changed our lives, we take a brief look at the history of the toilet.
To help you create the perfect relaxing space in which to bathe, here’s how to work out just how much furniture your bathroom needs.
When it comes to bathroom colours, why stick with monochrome palettes? A new trend is emerging, giving you the freedom to be both colourful and creative!
Why does waterproofing your bathroom pay in the long run? We give you 5 good reasons.
Something we often take for granted, toilets are simply incredible inventions. We reveal all by showing you how a toilet is made.
If your bathroom or ensuite is looking old and tired, with grubby grout and dull, out-of-date tiles, we’ve found an easy switch that will have it looking fresh and inviting in next to no time.
If you're looking for a darker look and feel for your bathroom, we'll help you create your very own refined retreat with this handy style guide.
If you want to get it right first time, here are 6 things to consider when choosing your basin.
With a wide range of taps available, in different styles, for your bath, basin and kitchen sink, our handy buying guide will help you find your ideal product, and give you an overview of what you need to think about when choosing your taps.
Some of the most luxurious bathrooms in the world are to be found in gorgeous boutique hotels. However, you can easily recreate the hotel chic look in your own home with help from our handy mood board.
Introducing the new, hassle-free way to buy for your bathroom. Take a browse through our fabulous new collections, Eden, Ellis and Dulwich.
With World Water Day taking place on 22nd March, water consumption and the scarcity of water is at the forefront of our minds. As part of our year-long celebration of the Great British Bathroom, we’ll show you how to create a water-saving, eco-friendly bathroom.
Re-energise your enclosure and bring the sparkle back to your shower with these 5 time-saving spring cleaning tips from Mira Showers.
As part of our series of Independent Living room planning guides, we'll show you how to create a stylish bathroom for a wheelchair user.
These days, luxury is hard to resist—but the good news is, with VictoriaPlum.com, it's easy to achieve. Find out how you can create a home spa in 5 easy and very affordable ways.
Art deco is glamorous, luxurious and as on-trend as ever thanks to the release of Baz Luhrmann’s film, The Great Gatsby. Yet again, the world is in a spin for all things 1920s. Our interior design team have produced a handy mood board to help you create your own art deco inspired bathroom.
As part of our series of “ask the experts” blog posts, we’ll be answering the question “Should I fit the toilet before or after tiling the floor?”.
If you've already installed your new VictoriaPlum.com bathroom, why not "Share your Style" with us? This guide will show you how to take the perfect picture of your room.
We’ve teamed up with the UK’s No.1 showering manufacturer, Mira Showers, to hear their advice in this shower enclosure buying guide.
In the latest of our Independent Living bathroom planning guides, we'll show you how to create a stylish yet practical bathroom for a blind or partially sighted person.
We look at 6 ways you can add black elements to create a magical monochrome colour scheme in your bathroom.
Check out this stunning bathroom design by VictoriaPlum.com customer Julie Poynting. We take a look at Julie's design in more detail and show you how to get the look.
Thought we sold everything but the kitchen sink? Think again... We've used all our expertise to come up with 6 easy ways to refresh your kitchen, so it can look just as beautiful as your bathroom.
Choosing a reliable shower tray that will complete your job and ensure customer satisfaction is a crucial decision. So, we asked Mira Showers, the UK's No 1 shower manufacturer, to give us their top 5 tips to help you on your way.
Love what you've seen in our latest TV ad? We take a closer look at some of the products featured.
Buying a new bed - arguably, it's one of the most important purchases you'll ever make. Follow our bed buying guide to find the right bed for you.
If you’re looking for the perfect shower solution for your bathroom, a shower cabin may be the perfect choice. This guide will show you what shower cabins are available at VictoriaPlum.com, what kind of bathrooms they suit, and the features they include.
If you really like to be "beside the seaside", you'll love these great seaside-themed ideas for your bathroom.
Grab rails can provide you with added stability and reassurance around the bathroom. In this comprehensive buying guide, we’ll explore your options and help you choose the right grab bar for your needs.
In recent years, much has been made of the issues with blocked drains, sewers and the infamous “fatberg”, so we take the plunge and discover how you can keep your drains blockage free.
Heated towel rails are often seen as a bit of a luxury, but at VictoriaPlum.com they’re truly affordable. Follow our handy buying guide and get the the right heating for your bathroom.
Wash that man (or lady) right outta your hair and reclaim your bathroom after a break up, with these 6 top tips.
Whatever type of bathroom or ensuite you’re looking to create, here are 5 of the best shower ideas for 2019.
Many bathrooms aren’t large enough to incorporate both a bath and a separate shower enclosure. That’s where our design team here at VictoriaPlum.com come into their own!
If you’re wondering if an electric shower is the right choice for your bathroom, this guide will explain what they are, how they work, and how they’re different, so you can see if it’s right for you.
What is a dual outlet shower and why might you need one? We’ve asked the UK’s No. 1 showering manufacturer, Mira Showers, to take us through the top 5 benefits a dual outlet shower can bring.
Thinking of buying a digital shower? We've enlisted the help of digital showers experts Mira Showers to provide this in-depth digital showers buying guide.
If you’re installing a new basin, we’ll show you how to fit your basin waste with step-by-step instructions and video.
Homeowners are busier and more stressed than ever and the bathroom is the one place where they can relax, unwind and relieve the stress of the day.
Discover our Chime range of showers for luxury you can afford.
With the prospect of increased droughts, resources becoming increasingly scarce and the world warming up, find out how you can save water in your home with our 10 top tips.
Living in a period property means that you have a range of choices when it comes to choosing your interior design style. Although an ultra-modern, high-tech approach can work well as a stark statement, most people choose to decorate in a way that is sympathetic to the original building itself. But you don’t have to live in an older property to enjoy traditional style.
73% of people in the UK are planning on renovating their homes in some way this year, and when you look at how much value a new bathroom can add to the price of your property, it’s a decision that makes a lot of financial sense.
Planning a family bathroom means finding a delicate balance between style and function. In this blog post, will show you how a family bathroom can be both practical and stylish.
If you have elderly or disabled guests, discover some quick and easy ways to adapt your bathroom.
With Mother's Day coming up, why not enter our fabulous prize draw? We'll be giving away a treat up to £100 in value to one deserving Mum. Enter now.
With our summer set to be one of the hottest on record, we’ve turned to one of the hottest areas in the world for our interior design inspiration. Taking influences from across North Africa and the Middle East, we'll show you how to create an Arabian style bathroom that's full of Eastern promise.
This guide will give you a brief introduction to bath screens, and an overview of the range available at VictoriaPlum.com.
Celebrating natural materials and a sense of history, these aesthetics champion the creation of truly unique designs through upcycled, recycled, reclaimed, and salvaged items.
Buying a bathroom isn't always easy, which is why we've come up with these 4 bold and beautiful bathroom styles, along with the brands you should look out for when choosing your products.
A contemporary update on traditional country interiors, the modern rustic look places the textures and patinas of natural materials against the backdrop of an earthy, neutral colour palette for a look that’s relaxed, fuss free and easy to live with.
With our handy bathroom DIY guide with video, we'll show you how to apply sealant around your bath or shower tray for a clean and professional finish
A bath panel helps conceal unsightly pipework and other structures, so your bath looks sleek and seamless. This guide will give you a brief introduction to bath panels, and an overview of the range available at VictoriaPlum.com.
As one of our favourite design bloggers we wanted to find out where Helen draws her inspiration and what is important to her around the home, so VictoriaPlum.com spent a few minutes chatting with her on all things to do with home interiors.
To prove that small certainly can be beautiful, Laurie Davidson, Homes Editor at Style at Home magazine, dropped by to give us some fantastic style tips for small bathrooms.
If you're looking to turn your master bathroom into a masterpiece, or perhaps get creative with your cloakroom, the new Deco Bathroom Suite from VictoriaPlum.com can help bring your ideas to life.
Recent films such as the Great Gatsby have got us all excited about decor from a golden age of interior design. The over-the-top style is not just for the rich and famous. Here’s how the Hollywood Regency look can be achieved in your very own bathroom.
Find out how you can cut the time it takes to clean your bathroom with the revolutionary Showerguard™.
The truth is that it doesn’t cost as much as you may think to give your bathroom a contemporary feel and create a deeply relaxing space. Here are a few tips on just how to do that.
Did you know a five minute shower uses about a third of the water you’d use to fill a bath? Find out why many people are swapping their the traditional tubs for shower bath.
When designing a bathroom, style is an important aspect for many people. So we’ve taken a look at some of the biggest bathroom trends and found the VictoriaPlum.com customers who have executed them to perfection.
The semi pedestal basin is a sleek and contemporary choice for modern bathrooms, and comes in a wide array of designs and styles. This guide will give you an overview of the semi pedestal basins at VictoriaPlum.com, and what you need to consider when choosing one.
In this expert DIY guide, complete with video and step-by-step instructions, we’ll show you just how easy it is to repair small holes and cracks in your wall.
Looking for a unique way to give your bathroom a style-edge? Shabby chic is a classic design choice with plenty going for it, but just how do you go about bringing it into the bathroom?
What are the key considerations you should take into account when redesigning your bathroom? We take a look at the questions you need to be asking.
Express your personality and add a real splash of colour to your bathroom, with our new, limited edition range of coloured baths.
Most freestanding baths will fit into a regular sized bathroom without making things look too crammed.
When choosing the type of shower valve you want, you first need to decide upon what features you would like in your new shower.
Taps that'll turn heads and furniture that'll feel fine. We've come up with 4 perfect tap and furniture combinations for any bathroom style.
With its great space-efficient design, the corner bath is ideal for smaller bathrooms. This guide will introduce you to the range of corner baths at VictoriaPlum.com, and give you some tips on what to think about when choosing one.
Freestanding taps can make a beautiful addition to a bathroom. This guide will give you an overview of what you need to think about, and introduce you to the range at VictoriaPlum.com.
Why pay through the nose for a weekend away when you could enjoy your very own spa retreat at home? In this blog post, we'll show you how to create a bathroom that's perfect for pampering.
When you’re thinking bathrooms there can be a tendency to concentrate so much on the big things like the suite you want, that you can overlook the different accessories that can also improve your bathroom in so many ways.
There are a number of factors which come into play when considering shower enclosures. The final decision for you will depend on a number of these so here's a look at the key things to compare.
Julia wins a whopping £500 to spend on the shower of her dreams and was obviously delighted when we contacted her:
If your exposed plumbing is driving you round the bend, we've got some great little suggestions on how to hide it, or even incorporate it into your new bathroom design.
Turn your bathroom into a "manroom" with our great style ideas for your bachelor pad.
Take a look at the influences and designs that have shaped contemporary living, as we show you how to achieve this style in your own home.
If you've decided that a shower enclosure should be the main element in your bathroom suite, our handy buying guide will take you through your options.
As opposed to a classic floor pedestal basin, wall mounted basins save space while still looking elegant. Great for use in cloakrooms, ensuites or smaller bathrooms, we take you through your options.
Who doesn't love to sing in the shower? Well we definitely do, so we have picked our 5 favourite songs to sing to.
A bath can be a practical addition to a family bathroom, or a stunning and luxurious centrepiece, and your choice of bath taps can make all the difference. This guide will help you find the right choice for your bath.
Discover how to fit a straight bath with this expert guide, including step-by-step instructions and video.
Follow this step by step guide to fitting an acrylic bath panel to make sure your installation goes without a hitch.
Fed up with fogged up mirrors? Check out our handy article all about anti-fog bathroom mirrors.
2015 was yet another monumental year for us at VictoriaPlum.com. A new name, brand identity and state-of-the-art distribution centre, coupled with an expansion into bedrooms, means it has been a very busy 12 months indeed.
Decorating in a small space can be difficult, as balancing furniture and colour choices become trickier. In this planning guide, we'll show you what you need to consider when refurbishing or renovating your cloakroom.
For small bathrooms, cloakrooms or ensuites, a corner toilet could be just the answer to open up your space. Here are a few things you should know before you buy.
With so many digital or smart showers on the market, you may be wondering which is right for you. With our easy-to-follow guide, we’ll walk you through the main features and benefits of each one, so you can make the right choice.
Mira, the most popular shower brand in the UK, is now available at VictoriaPlum.com. Check out the range of Mira showers and Mira shower trays.
When decorating a bathroom, it’s all too easy to spend your time thinking about the appliances, units, floor and wall coverings that you use – but what about practical considerations such as heating?
With our easy-to-use mobile and tablet friendly website, here at VictoriaPlum.com we realise how important “connecting in the bathroom” is to people. Texting, using the internet or even taking business calls when in the bath or on the toilet has now become the norm, rather than the exception.
Share your Style with us in our monthly customer bathrooms competition and you could win the top prize of an iPad mini.
If you're tight on space, but really love your shower in the morning, you may feel there isn't a design out there for you. But you may be wrong, as we take you through our selection of the best showers for small bathrooms.
If you plan on repositioning your bath or moving it to a new location, it might not be as easy as you think. So here are 4 things to take into consideration.
When it comes to buying tiles, there are many questions we get asked. So, to save you time and money, we've provided the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about tiling your home.
You could save time and money by fitting your own wall hung cabinet or unit. In this expert guide, we’ll show you how, with step-by-step instructions and video.
Despite the news that house prices are rising, at VictoriaPlum.com, you can add value to your home with our prices that remain low.
Whether you're looking to update a bathroom with statement pieces, a complete makeover or just want to keep in touch with what’s trending, here are the top bathroom design trends to watch in 2015.
The average sized bathroom in the UK isn’t much larger than 2 king-sized beds laid side by side, so trying to plan a cloakroom and squeeze everything you need into this compact space can be a real headache.
If you’ve chosen a wall hung toilet for your bathroom, an essential feature you will need is a mounting frame. This provides support for the toilet, as well as incorporating a concealed cistern and other pipework. This guide will give you a quick overview of what a mounting frame does, and the things you need to think about when installing one.
Our taps come in a variety of styles to suit all types of basin and bath. From low rise, separate pillar taps to high rise mixers, we have the right solution for you.
Choosing a bathroom suite can seem a little overwhelming at first. Follow our handy buying guide to help make your decisions a little easier.
Metro tiles are all the rage in bathrooms and kitchens up and down the UK. But there are so many ways in which you can use them to create intriguing, personalised designs. Here are just 8...
Close coupled toilets are the most popular design for modern bathrooms, thanks to their wide variety of styles. This guide will give you an overview of the types of close coupled toilet available at VictoriaPlum.com, and the things you need to consider when choosing one.
Freezing cold mornings and bleary eyes aren't the best things to wake up to. Follow our tips on how to get the best out of your shower this winter and you'll be off to work with a spring in your step.
A study by the University of Pennsylvania suggests that men and women’s brains are “wired differently”, but is this true when it comes to the bathroom?
Discover the benefits of using mixer taps rather than separate pillar taps in your bathroom in our informative blog post.
Whilst plumbing and installation is best left to a qualified professional, if you’re competent at DIY, you can still save time and money by fitting your new bath mixer tap.
VictoriaPlum.com is a proud Hull business, so as you can imagine, we’re absolutely thrilled when our city was named UK City of Culture 2017. Find out more about our city with this handy infographic.
Believe it or not, there is an actual National Mud Pack Day that takes place every year. If you've never tried a mud pack or face pack beauty treatment before, we'll explain what they're all about and try it ourselves...all for a good cause of course!
Find out how we test your bath for quality. Go behind the scenes with this quick video, and see the work carried out by our Quality Control Team.
This guide will give you a brief introduction to shower baths, and a look at the range available at VictoriaPlum.com.
If you've ever come across the term "WC suite" and weren't sure exactly what it meant, allow us to explain.
Household cold water systems are extremely efficient and very rarely encounter significant problems. If you’re thinking of doing some work yourself on your bathroom understanding your water system is essential.
When you want to create a beautiful and luxurious bathroom, there’s no better choice than a freestanding bath. Whether your room is contemporary or traditional in style, a freestanding bath adds that extra special touch. This guide will give you an introduction to freestanding baths.
Ahoy there mateys! We give you some tips on creating a coastal bathroom and make sure your decor isn't all at sea!
Singing in the shower will always be a pastime of ours and many others around us. We discover why it's so popular and look at a new product that could help take your singing to new heights.
With Burns Night coming up, we pay tribute to the legendary poet with some Scottish-inspired bathroom ideas that'll really get you in the mood.
From the comfort of your smartphone or tablet screen, you can create new floor plans, rearrange furniture, paint walls, try out new products, and come up with incredible ideas for refreshing your home, your way. Here are five of the best interior design smartphone apps to check out this year.
A back to wall toilet is the ideal choice for a contemporary bathroom, providing a sleek, modern look. If you’re thinking about a back to wall toilet for your bathroom, this guide will give you an overview of the range available at VictoriaPlum.com, and what you need to consider when choosing one.
DIY and plumbing jargon driving you round the bend? Find out what it all means right here, in our A to Z bathroom glossary.
Toilet seats are an underrated necessity in the bathroom. Whilst we all admire their functionality, your choice of toilet seat material can be a real make-or-break decision in your overall bathroom design. We take a look at the merits of both plastic and wooden toilet seats.
If you like the glamorous settings of reality TV shows like TOWIE, you'll love these great ideas to bring a bit of Essex-style bling to your bathroom.
Planning a small bathroom can prove tricky. With this expert room planning guide, we'll show you how to maximise space.
Whilst plumbing and installation is best left to a qualified professional, if you’re competent at DIY, you can still save time and money by fitting your new pedestal basin. Follow our step by step guide here.
Comprising stylish yet functional combined basin and toilet units in a choice of finishes, these innovative and compact units are ideal for smaller bathrooms, ensuites and cloakrooms.
The bathroom is a central focus of any home, but even more so where families are concerned. With a family bathroom you need to take the needs of all family members into consideration and this style guide should help you find a design everyone can be proud of.
It's that time of year again. Summer is officially over and the kids are back to school. So here are some tips to get your children back into their bath time routine.
This guide will give you an overview of the counter top basins available at VictoriaPlum.com, and what you need to consider when choosing one.
After years of using fairly unadventurous and neutral bathroom colours such as white, beige and brown, many people are now searching for inspiration in a variety of bold colours.
When buying a basin for your cloakroom, a compact size doesn't mean compromising on style. In this handy guide, we'll take you through your options.
An ensuite bathroom not only adds value to your home, but is also one of the most practical and useful additions you can create. Perfect for both small and large spaces, the ensuite is the king of bathroom luxury.
Do you dream of a relaxing, spa-like experience every time you step into your bathroom but have to cater to the rest of your family? Well, we think we can help. We've come up with some great styles that can help make the perfect family-friendly bathroom.
When those long, light days of summer finally fade into autumn and winter, it’s time for the spotlight to fall on the lighting in your home.
Designing a bathroom is often about making the most of the space, and a semi recessed basin and unit is a great way of doing that. Our handy guide will help you choose before you buy.
When you think of a wall hung toilet, you probably imagine something used solely in hotels, restaurants or even bars. However, with more design choices than ever, it may be time to invest in one.
Where your bathroom is likely to differ from the millions you’ll find up and down the country, is in terms of its layout. A window here, an alcove there and suddenly finding room in your bathroom is a lot trickier.
Turning your bathroom into a wet room, or installing one in a separate space from scratch, can be relatively straightforward as long as you plan everything in advance.
With any renovation or redecoration task, measuring and planning your layout is a vital part of the preparation. So we’ve put together this short guide to help you get started.
Our very own Gemma from VictoriaPlum.com loves our products so much, she's decided to use them in her bathroom makeover. Find out more about Gemma's experience with this handy mood board.
A wetroom is the ultimate in luxury bathroom design, creating a calming, spa-like space you can enjoy every day. This guide will explain the basics about buying for a wetroom, and what products are available at VictoriaPlum.com, so you can create your own bathroom paradise.
Whilst plumbing and installation is best left to a qualified professional, if you’re competent at DIY, you can still save time and money by fitting your new basin taps.
Looking to tile your bathroom or kitchen? Our handy step-by-step DIY guide will give you all the help you need when tiling your home.
With the average Brit spending between £24 - £86 on Valentine's Day gifts, we've come up with 4 low cost, bathroom-based romantic gestures that will get you into your partner's good books.
With films and dramas such as the Great Gatsby, Downton Abbey and Poirot arousing our interest in early 20th Century fashions, the art deco interior style has really taken off in homes up and down the country.
With such a range of styles and designs available, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to choosing a toilet. This guide will explain the options available to you, so you can find the perfect toilet for your bathroom.
While the colour of the bathroom is often decided by the colour of the tiles and the fittings, there is still a lot to choose between. The first thing to do is consider the look you want to achieve; this will make picking a colour less daunting.
Whilst plumbing and installation is best left to a qualified professional, if you’re competent at DIY, you can still save time and money by fitting your new basin mixer tap.
Looking to turn your bathroom into more of a "manroom"? This style guide is sure to give you the starting blocks you require to help turn your bachelor pad bathroom into something worth showing off.
With step-by-step instructions and a handy video, we show you how to turn your bath into a multi-purpose shower bath by fitting a bath screen.
One of the most exciting and enjoyable additions to a bathroom is the bath tub itself. Here, we take a look at the benefits of a good bath; giving several reasons why investing in a quality design will do wonders for the overall success of your bathroom.
Not sure which materials to choose when buying for your bathroom? This handy guide will explain the benefits of each one, so you can make an informed decision.
Your guide to buying the right walk in shower tray, how it differs to a normal shower tray, and what to look out for.
Buying a shower? Find out whether you need a shower pump and which one you should buy with our handy guide and infographics.
Robin Levien, the designer behind renowned Ideal Standard ranges such as Concept Air, Concept Freedom, Concept Space and Tesi, talks us through his top 5 predictions for future design trends we need to consider when changing up our bathroom spaces.
As a child, didn’t you just love using your imagination? Remember that sense of achievement and excitement when you actually brought your ideas to life? Well that's exactly what 3D design software can do when you're creating your dream bathroom.
Here at VictoriaPlum.com, we know buying a shower head can be confusing, especially when there are so many different options to choose from. We’ve put together a guide to give you an overview of the shower head styles available, and answer some of the most frequently asked questions from our customers.
With a wide range of shower tray sizes available, we demonstrate how best to measure for your new shower tray.
As one of the most functional rooms in the house, how your bathroom is arranged and designed is highly important, so here at VictoriaPlum.com, we’re on a mission to prove to the nation that an aspirational, designer-look bathroom is easy to achieve on virtually any budget.
Finding it hard to decide which type of bathroom to choose? Take our bathroom style quiz and find out which style is right for you.
As well as being a practical solution for those with restricted mobility, wetrooms are great if you want to make the very most of a small bathroom.
Adding a new bathroom, cloakroom or ensuite where there wasn’t one previously is easier than you think, thanks to the range of products available from Saniflo. Check out this guide with handy product selector table.
When it comes to ultra-stylish bathrooms that make a statement, a wet room is hard to beat. So here are 4 great wet room ideas to help inspire you.
Our new acrylic wall panels come in range of vibrant colours and allow you to be big and bold with your bathroom design. Check out this ultra-modern alternative to tiles.
Check out these 7 fabulous new bathroom accessories that will transform your bathroom from blah to bling. We're sure you'll find the perfect item to suit your decor.
Small bathrooms can be a pain when planning your dream decor, so we've pulled out some of the best bathroom suites for small bathrooms.
It’s all too easy to take our comfortable, indoor toilets for granted. Especially when, not too long ago, toilets were more likely to be found outdoors. We take a nostalgic trip back to that time.
Now you can enjoy "la vie de luxe" (luxury living) in your own home, with the opulent, lavish and highly luxurious collection of baths available from Belle de Louvain.
What are the 5 most common causes of a poor shower experience and what can you do to avoid them?
Save time and money on DIY. Follow our simple step by step guide to installing your new wooden bath panels.
The bathtub is the centrepiece of your bathroom. There are many different styles available, from classic traditional roll top baths, spacious double-ended baths that allow two bathers to use the tub at once, luxurious corner baths and space-efficient single-ended straight baths.
Make your soak in the tub even more luxurious with your very own homemade bath bombs. Our Stylist Emily will show you how you can get your bath fizzing with just a few simple ingredients.
A well-appointed bathroom is something that can make a hotel stay really memorable. Top interior design writer Helen Powell of DesignHunter.co.uk takes us through 3 of her favourites.
If your bathroom cabinet is overflowing with all manner of items, it’s time to get your storage in order. Follow our 5 simple steps to a clutter-free bathroom and a clutter-free mind.
We lift the lid on the bathroom habits of men and women. Discover how they differ as we answer that eternal question: Who spends more time in the bathroom?
Which songs do you like to sing in the shower? We asked our followers and discovered the top 10 shower-time songs.
If you're feeling the heat, don't sweat it! With our guide to keeping cool this summer, we'll help you out, with tips on sleeping, showering & chilling out.
If you're looking to redesign your bathroom, it shouldn't cost a fortune. Simply follow our ten step guide to complete your bathroom transformation.
To help make life easier when buying a brand new shower and enclosure, we’ve come up with 6 of our most popular shower cubicle and thermostatic shower combinations, to suit the average UK bathroom or ensuite.
The latest trend for spring/summer 2017, warm minimalism is all about keeping things simple yet inviting. We explore the warm minimalist look in greater detail.
There are many factors to consider when deciding between the two, relating to the design and proportions of your bathroom, your personal needs, your family’s needs and your preferences.
Is there a standard bath size when it comes to buying for your bathroom? Read on, as we help you get the measure of your bathroom layout...
If you're looking to update your old mixer shower, why not consider fitting a digital shower? We spoke with Mira Showers, the UK's No 1 shower supplier, and discovered 3 reasons why digital is easy.
Space constraints in your home may mean, when it comes to a new bathroom, the only way is up. You’re not alone. Turning your loft into a bathroom is fast becoming a popular choice.
Discover how quick & easy VictoriaPlum.com bathroom furniture is to fit with this handy guide. We'll show you how some neat little features can save you time and money on your bathroom installation.
The glamorous art deco era of the 1920s and 1930s, with its bold geometric shapes and strong colours, works brilliantly in bathroom design. Here's how you can get the look on a budget.
Are you more of a shower person, who rarely (if ever) uses a bath? If so, why not invest in a stylish walk in shower? Or you could even go one step further and create a wetroom.
Our new TV ad launched during The X Factor on Saturday 2nd September. We take a look behind the scenes and meet the family who feature in this exciting new commercial.
Create a bathroom design that tells a story about you and the places you've visited. In this style guide, we explain more about this look and how you can incorporate cherished items you've picked up on your travels into your bathroom design.
In this blog post, we’ll be taking a look at some ways you can keep costs down, by choosing a bathroom suite that not only suits a loft conversion but actively saves on space and reduces water usage.
Are toilet seats a standard size? How do I find out which seat fits my toilet? We answer all these questions and more…
Continuing of our series of “ask the experts” tips and advice for your bathroom planning, we answer the question “Can I repair cracks in a plastic shower tray?”.
Discover just how easy it is to fit SmarTap in your home thanks to this full step-by-step installation guide with video.
From your wardrobe to your chest of drawers, this handy bedroom furniture buying guide will "furnish" you with all the information and advice you need to make the right choices for your bedroom.
From roll tops to single ended, and from corner to rectangular, baths come in many shapes and sizes. Our handy guide will tell you what to look out for when choosing one for your bathroom.
RAK Ceramics, one of the world's biggest bathroom ceramics brands, is now available at VictoriaPlum.com. Find out more about the space-saving Series 600 collection.
For supreme confidence when showering, we take a closer look at the safe and stylish range of anti-slip Flight Safe shower trays from Mira Showers.
Choosing a bathroom fitter can be a tricky business. We asked MyBuilder.com what to look out for when hiring a professional tradesperson to do the job.
Tall or wide, oak or pine, there are many different chests of drawers available for your bedroom. Follow our handy guide and choose the right design for your needs.
No bedroom is complete without a set of bedside drawers. At the end of the day, you need somewhere to rest your book, mobile phone or maybe even a lamp. But with so many options, our handy buying guide will help you choose the right bedside cabinet for your needs.
Is your current bathroom a little on the dark and dingy side? If you’re considering giving it a makeover, here are a few simple tips and tricks to help make it a much brighter and lighter place to be
Looking to add a beautiful freestanding bath to your bathroom? We’ve pulled out 4 of our absolute favourites, so why not cast your eyes over these bathing beauties before making your mind up?
Outdated bathroom suites left relatively untouched since the 1970s are not as uncommon as you might think. As many of us make the decision to renovate our homes slowly, on a basis of one room at a time, it is inevitable that one space should be left behind.
Introducing our brand new range of delectable kitchen and bathroom paints. Made by Craig & Rose, the most experienced paint manufacturers in the UK, the 1829 brand is exclusive to VictoriaPlum.com, comes in 19 on-trend colours and can be used throughout your home.
We take a closer look at the complete collection of taps available from Mira Showers, so you can find the right style for your bathroom.
Renovating your whole bathroom can often be an expensive and daunting task. We chatted with the experts at Mira Showers, who've passed on some great bathroom budgeting tips, for a fabulous bathroom that won't break the bank.
To ensure you get your order first right time, we’ll show you how to measure for your new bath.
When we talk about modern interior style, we're talking about a defined style that sprung up in the early to mid 20th Century. We show you how to recreate this retro design in your home.
When you think of your garage, taps, toilets and basins don’t immediately spring to mind. However, it could be the perfect place to build a new bathroom. We discover why…
A waterfall tap can make a stunning addition to any contemporary bathroom, adding a stylish feature and a feeling of luxury. This guide will introduce you to waterfall taps and how they work, and how they could fit into your bathroom design.
Want to see some of our stunning bathrooms for yourself? Head to the Ideal Home Show at London Olympia from 17th March—2nd April where we'll be demonstrating 3 beautiful bathroom styles.
Thinking of buying a power shower? Check out this informative power shower buying guide from the experts at Mira Showers first and find out all you need to know.
No matter who you are or what your style is, everyone needs a good bathroom mirror. It's extremely rare to find a bathroom without a mirror in it, so when it comes to picking the right mirror it is important that you go for the right one.
When it comes to our comprehensive bath shower mixer taps, you really are spoilt for choice. So let us give you a helping hand, by presenting you with our top 5, hand-picked by our Product Team.
In this article, we’ll be looking at conversion projects and answering the question: “Can I convert an upstairs bedroom into a bathroom?”
Ever wondered how a product is plucked from someone’s imagination, designed, manufactured and then brought to life in your own bathroom? Let us take you on an unexpected journey…
At the start of your bathroom buying journey? We'll help you create a stylish bathroom that's on-trend and on budget with our expert contemporary bathroom planning guide.
Toilet and basin units are a smart space saving solution for bathrooms of any size. Find out more about them in our guide.
In the first of our series of “ask the experts” tips and advice for your bathroom planning, we answer the question “Can I tile over old tiles?”.
Want to find out what our customers think? Read our latest Trustpilot reviews.
There's no need to imagine the bathroom of the future. It's already here. Discover more about the new and revolutionary SmarTap system, exclusive to VictoriaPlum.com in the UK.
Would you share your bath with your other half? In this special Valentine’s Day article, we’ll show you the best options when it comes to sharing your bath, plus some other alternatives which will let you and your partner enjoy bath time together.
To celebrate National Tile Week, we're launching the fabulous new Ted Baker tile collection to help make your home a more fashionable place to live. In this blog post we'll also be finding out more about National Tile Week and giving you the chance to win a Ted Baker goody bag.
Is your bathroom drowning in clutter? We can help! Take a look at these 6 clever bathroom storage ideas and get your bathroom back into order.
What is a back to wall toilet and what are its benefits versus the more traditional close coupled toilet? We give you the lowdown...
Adding furniture to your bathroom can provide all sorts of advantages. This guide will give you some easy-to-follow advice on the different types of furniture available and what you’ll need to install them.
When it comes to taps, there can be a lot of problems that occur and we often get a lot of questions sent in – so we thought we would put together our most asked questions and a few solutions to help you out.
Looking for bathroom sink cabinets? We'll take you through 5 of the very best under sink cabinet designs to suit any type of bathroom.
Thinking of buying an electric shower? We asked the experts at Mira Showers just what you need to look out for.
In America they refer to the toilet as the bathroom. To actually use the word toilet is considered slightly bad form. That begs the question, however, where did the word loo come from and why is it so particular to us Brits?
A full pedestal basin is the classic choice for bathrooms. This guide will give you an overview of the full pedestal basins at VictoriaPlum.com, and what you should consider when choosing one.
Bring your bathroom into the 21st century with our fabulous range of digital showers from Aqualisa.
Introducing the new and exciting collection of hand-finished living furniture by Reeves, exclusively available at VictoriaPlum.com.
Men! Fed up with feminine style guides? Looking for some male bedroom ideas? You've come to the right place...
Whether you're designing a new bathroom from scratch, replacing worn taps or simply looking to spruce up your bathroom with a new look, it usually pays to think carefully about which types of tap are best for your own tastes and requirements.
We reveal our top customer bathroom for March 2016 and show you how you can get the look in your own home.
A huge thanks goes to all our Share your Style competition entrants for January. We’ve loved judging the amazing designs you’ve come up with and we’ve been astounded by how creative our customers are.
Do you think your bathroom is too small to do anything with? Don’t worry, you're not alone. We're here to tell you that if you pick wisely, you can create a compact space that makes a big style impact.
Cabinets and mirrors can really bring your bathroom alive, adding convenient storage as well as stylish details. They provide those finishing touches that can have a big impact on the look and feel of your bathroom.
Industrial style is an interior design trend that harks back to a golden age of factories and industrial spaces. Find out how you can make the look work for you.
Choosing the right shower enclosure is very important to both the look and the functionality of your bathroom. You'll want to choose one that suits your style and taste but there are also practical considerations to take into account.
Looking to extend your home and create more space? Sometimes, the only way is up! As part of our celebration of The Great British Bathroom, we’ll show you how to create a loft bathroom that meets the highest of standards.
If you’re considering wall mounted taps for your bathroom, this guide will tell what you need to consider and give you an overview of the range available at VictoriaPlum.com.
We take a look at smart technology around the home and discover some incredible smart showering options from Mira Showers.
The wet room is a bathroom design that has increased massively in popularity here in the UK. But why? We give you 5 good reasons.
The 80s are sometimes thought of as the “decade that fashion forgot” however bathroom design did move on with the tiring colours of the preceding decades gradually falling out of favour.
With the busy lives we lead, it's never easy finding time to relax and think about our own well-being. The bathroom is the one place we can truly chill out, so why not take a look at our 4 ultimate bathroom relaxation tips?
With a wide range of tiles available for your bathroom, it is all too easy to be overwhelmed by the variety on offer. We'll show you how to focus in on the tiles that reflect your own personal tastes.
Did you know we use our own 2 person delivery teams for large orders? Find out more…
So many clothes and so little space to hang them! That is until now... We've pulled together this handy wardrobe buying guide, to ensure you buy the right one for your bedroom.
For those of us who don’t have the luxury of a big bathroom where everyday design considerations aren’t a problem, we offer the solution. At VictoriaPlum.com you can chose efficient space-saving designs to meet both the size constraints of your bathroom.
Wall hung basin units can give a beautifully modern look to a bathroom. They provide a contemporary mix of style and functional storage, with a basin built into the top.
If your shower isn't performing as expected, it may be time to clean your shower valve. In this video guide, we'll show you how to maintain your shower valve, with step-by-step instructions for both concealed and exposed (bar) valves.
When browsing through bathroom designs, many retailers and designers will proudly show off suites and furniture in bathrooms that appear to be the size of the entire ground floor of your home!
We talk to the experts to find out what goes into making a VictoriaPlum.com product, how we maintain our high quality standards, and which bathroom furniture and bathroom heating they love the most.
Back in 2016, we predicted the top 3 interior design trends that would be big in bathrooms. Did we get them right?
When it comes to creating a contemporary bathroom, a wall hung basin can be the perfect choice for achieving that sleek, minimalist look. If you’re thinking about a new basin for your bathroom, this guide will give you an overview of wall hung basins at VictoriaPlum.com.
For the ultimate in relaxation, a whirlpool bath is absolutely ideal for easing muscle tension & improving blood circulation, and now it's even easier to upgrade than ever.
Give your bedroom a quick and easy update with these 4 great contemporary bedroom ideas.
Bathrooms should be cosy and comforting rooms. With a few simple changes and additions, your bathroom can look snug and inviting. Here are 5 of our top suggestions.
As part of our series of Easy Switches for your bathroom, we show you how to swap your toilet and basin for a stylish, space-saving combination unit.
The experts at Mira Showers have come up with these 5 quick and cost-effective updates you can make to your bathroom.
Can't tell your MDF from your MFC? Don't know what the WRAS do? Don't worry, help is at hand. In our bathroom jargon buster, we'll explain all those unusual terms you only come across when buying a bathroom.
If you're looking to redecorate your bathroom with the latest trends, you'll be creating what's called a "contemporary" style. Here are a few little pointers for getting the best out of your design.
Your bath is the perfect place to catch up on a spot of reading. So, we’ve come up with what we feel is the definitive 10 best books to read in the bath.
Did you know that there are approximately 60 million people living in the UK, using on average 150 litres of water per day for washing, cooking and drinking?
Health and wellbeing should be at the top of everyone’s agenda. In this blog post, the experts at Mira Showers give us their 3 top tips for creating a spa-like sanctuary, where you can relax and unwind in your own home.
It is a commonly held belief that, in order to sell your property at the best price, you need a bath in your home. But is this actually true? We decided to investigate further by chatting with experts and looking into the options available to you.
Bathroom cleaning getting you down? Ideal Standard, the UK’s No 1 bathroom brand, will show you 5 easy ways to lighten the load.
Bringing the outdoors indoors with house plants is a “growing” trend! In this article, we’ll be getting all green-fingered, with some blooming marvellous bathroom plant ideas.
When planning a family bathroom, you don't just have to consider your own needs, but also those of your partner and children. Follow our handy buying guide and you'll find that a family bathroom doesn't mean having to compromise on style.
Greenery has been named Pantone's colour of the year 2017. But what does this mean for your home?
Are you adding to the family any time soon? Will it be used by elderly relatives? Thinking about this will determine ease of access, where your shower door opens and how your enclosure will fit into your overall bathroom space.
Mixing water and electrics can be extremely hazardous, so we've supplied you with electrical safety information for the bathroom, including guidance on bathroom electrical zones and IP ratings.
In this article, we'll show you how to clean the cartridge inside your tap, to help prevent limescale and particle build-up, improving performance.
Creating a wheelchair accessible bathroom isn’t as difficult as you may think. In this blog post, we’ll demonstrate some quick fixes which can help adapt your existing space to wheelchair use.
Vanity units provide extra storage and can help give your bathroom a unique style. This guide will help you choose colour, style and give some advice regarding installation.
Ensuite bathroom designs can be a tricky and tough challenge, due to their small size. We explain how to get the most out of your own personal sanctuary.
We asked the experts at MyBuilder.com to give us some handy tips and advice on hiring and assisting your tradesperson when fitting your new bathroom.
Considering a bathroom refurb but not sure how to add your own personal touch to proceedings? We've come up with 5 easy ways to personalise your bathroom space.