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A born & raised West Countryman, now living on the Yorkshire Coast, for over 5 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 Modern Fixes, we’ll demonstrate how to check and how to bleed your radiator with our easy-to-follow video.
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.
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?
In my latest “Get the look” style guide, I’ll show you how to create the perfect Scandi style “Lagom” bathroom.
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!
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 you're looking for a bathroom that is fresh & on-trend, why not browse our contemporary bathroom image gallery for great ideas and inspiration.
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.
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.
With Christmas nearly here, we've got together to bring you a collection of the greatest Christmas songs to sing in the shower. So jump in your shower, hit play and let these Christmas classics take you away!
Have you ever considered a more traditional style bathroom? These days it's not all about contemporary designs.
A traditional style bathroom is designed in a way that takes in classic styles and trends that have stood the test of time. Beautifully detailed basins, elegantly crafted taps, roll top baths and high level cistern toilets all encompass the traditional style, and it’s a great look if you wish to create a warm and welcoming 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.
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.
We take a brief trip through time to look at the history of the bathroom, from the Victorian era to the modern day.
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.
We really were spoilt for choice this month, with some absolutely wonderful designs capturing our imaginations. We put four images forward to the public vote on our Facebook page and we're delighted to reveal our winner.
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?”.
With the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day taking place in 2018, this Remembrance Day we'll be wearing our poppies with extra-special pride.
A lot of people are still finding their direction in life, even far into adulthood, and I know I’m still finding mine. My recent path has led me to marketing so, to help you choose your direction, here’s an insight into graduate life in the world of online marketing at a major retailer.
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.
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.
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.
A recent survey found that stress wasn't caused by buying presents or running up credit card debt. No, it was deciding which side of the family to spend Christmas with. So, why not take the stress out of the festive period with these great ideas for your downstairs cloakroom?
Black Friday has quickly become the biggest shopping day in the UK, and it is right around the corner (Friday 24th November in case you didn't know!). So, to make sure you are all in the know about this now famous day, we’ve been finding out a bit more about it.
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.
We explore eco bathrooms and demonstrate how you can do your bit for the environment through clever design.
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...
If you're new to the parenting game, we'll show you how to create a baby-safe bathroom with our handy infographic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get your home ready in time for Christmas. We look at how you can quickly and easily turn your living room into something that is incredibly festive.
Spreading the warmth to your bathroom and beyond, we've picked out 5 of the most stylish column radiators for hot home interiors.
Check out these illuminating bathroom lighting ideas for 2018 and get switched on in the new year.
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.
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.
In our series of Independent Living room planning guides, we'll show you how to create a stylish bathroom for an elderly relative.
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 you want to create a beautiful bathroom with a truly classic style, there's no better choice than a high or low level toilet as part of your suite. Read our handy guide before buying.
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.
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...
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.
What is Independent Living? And how can you create a stylish bathroom that helps you live independently? We find out...
If you're looking to replace an electric shower, make sure you read this guide first, from the experts at Mira Showers.
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.
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.
Why does waterproofing your bathroom pay in the long run? We give you 5 good reasons.
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!
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 planning a new bathroom, but don't want to pay over the odds for installation, make sure you check out this article. We give you the lowdown on just how much a bathroom should cost to install.
If you really like to be "beside the seaside", you'll love these great seaside-themed ideas for your bathroom.
If you want to get it right first time, here are 6 things to consider when choosing your basin.
Re-energise your enclosure and bring the sparkle back to your shower with these 5 time-saving spring cleaning tips from Mira Showers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you're wondering what else you can do with that smart home system you got for Christmas, check out our smart home infographic. It's packed full of smart product suggestions that work with all the major smart home systems. See how quickly and easily you can turn your house into a smart home.
Find out more about how to calculate BTU for your room - and even how to work it out without using a BTU calculator!
Choosing your tile designs can be one of the most difficult decisions when renovating your bathroom. To give you a helping hand, we have pulled together some of our best tiling hints and tips, along with some of our favourite tiles.
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?”.
Why should you have all the luxury and style, when you can now pamper your pooch or puss with our practically purrfect range of pet baths.
Finding room for everything in your bathroom can be tricky. Our recommended clearance guidelines will help you plan your bathroom layout.
For many people the choice of shower is the most important element in the bathroom and with the range of choices available to the consumer it can be one of the most difficult.
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.
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.
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.
Love what you've seen in our latest TV ad? We take a closer look at some of the products featured.
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.
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.
The toilet. Virtually everyone in the UK has at least one, and sometimes two, in their home. However, many of us simply don’t realise what an incredible invention the toilet was and how it revolutionised the way we live.
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.
The French Floral look is the latest summer trend to hit our bathrooms. Très chic and wonderfully unique, we'll show you how to achieve this style.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wenge is a relatively unknown type of wood finish for furniture and when it comes to the bathroom, but it’s making a breakthrough as an accent colour. From the *Millettia laurentii* tree found in Central Africa, this is a tropical timber that is very dark in colour.
The bathroom has always played a key role in allowing us to find a private space in which to unwind. In our latest "get the look" style guide, we'll show you how to create a stunning bathroom that promotes relaxation.
We're proud to launch a new range of bathroom products aimed specifically at Trade customers. Find out more about Kirke.
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.
Find out how the safety features we incorporate into our products help keep you and your family safe in the bathroom.
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.
We chat with our Product Designer Luke about product inspiration, quality and clocking up the miles in search of great designs at low prices.
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.
Introducing the Signo Showerguard™ Easy Clean Coating Kit the quick and easy way to keep your shower enclosure, bath shower screen, mirrors, ceramics, tiles and more clean.
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.
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.
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.
Here at VictoriaPlum.com. we’ve been gazing into our crystal ball (more of a snow globe actually!) and here are our predictions for the top bathroom trends in 2014.
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 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.
VictoriaPlum.com helps set the latest bathroom trends at the Ideal Home Show, with a bathroom designed by top interior stylist Sophie Robinson. Take a closer look...
We asked Ideal Standard, the UK's No 1 bathroom brand, to give us their top tips on making the most of a small bathroom.
If you're looking to create the perfect family bathroom, there are certain elements you'll want to add. Follow our tips and you'll soon be enjoying a family-friendly bathroom that everyone will love.
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.
This guide has been designed to introduce you to the range of straight baths at VictoriaPlum.com, so you can decide what would work for your bathroom.
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.
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.
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?
The toilet seat is an important element of your toilet that can have a big effect on its overall feel, look and shape. This guide will give you a quick overview of toilet seats at VictoriaPlum.com, and what you need to think about when choosing one.
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.
From applying makeup to brushing your teeth, there are numerous things you do in the bathroom which rely on clear visibility. Lighting is a key consideration but bathroom lights are about more than just clarity of vision – they’re about atmosphere too.
When choosing the type of shower valve you want, you first need to decide upon what features you would like in your new shower.
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.
Most freestanding baths will fit into a regular sized bathroom without making things look too crammed.
Express your personality and add a real splash of colour to your bathroom, with our new, limited edition range of coloured baths.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are toilet seats a standard size? How do I find out which seat fits my toilet? Let us find out.
Turn your bathroom into a "manroom" with our great style ideas for your bachelor pad.
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...
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.
Here at VictoriaPlum.com, we’re proud to be a Yorkshire company. As Yorkshire folk, we’re warm, friendly, honest, straight-forward and always on the lookout for a great bargain.
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.
Follow this step by step guide to fitting an acrylic bath panel to make sure your installation goes without a hitch.
Who doesn't love to sing in the shower? Well we definitely do, so we have picked our 5 favourite songs to sing to.
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.
When it comes to buying a new bath, there are two main materials to choose from: acrylic baths or steel baths. Before you make up your mind, we'll take you through the benefits of each type.
Follow our handy step-by-step instructions to fit your new straight bath.
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.
If you're looking for a classic interior design style for your home, the glamorous art deco era of the 1920s and 1930s could be just the inspiration you need. Our infographic will give you some handy, bite-size pointers on creating the look.
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.
When your wall cabinet is overflowing and you can't remember what colour your shower tiles are supposed to be, it might be time for a spring clean in your bathroom.
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.
Why, oh why do we suffer the same bathroom issues day after day? Our survey uncovers the worst issues and why we simply don't fix them.
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.
If you’re looking for a toilet and basin suite, but aren’t sure where to start, this guide is for you. Find out about the different types of toilets and basins that we have available at VictoriaPlum.com so that you can decide which suite is best for your bathroom.
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.
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.
There are two main trends in bathroom suite styles – contemporary and traditional. But which is best for you?
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.
Is having a warm towel at hand the ultimate winter accessory? Creating a solution to being cold as soon as leaving the shower will be hard to beat; below are some other bathroom accessories that could provide the heated towel rail with some close competition.
Despite the news that house prices are rising, at VictoriaPlum.com, you can add value to your home with our prices that remain low.
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.
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.
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.
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 taps.
If you are looking to update your ensuite bathroom there are plenty of options available to you at VictoriaPlum.com. Read our guide for some great ideas about where to start.
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.
Follow our handy step-by-step instructions to fit your new toilet.
Discover the benefits of using mixer taps rather than separate pillar taps in your bathroom in our informative blog post.
With our busy lives in these modern times, it's much quicker and more convenient to hop into an invigorating shower, rather than having to spend time filling a bath for our morning wash.
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.
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.
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.
This guide will give you a brief introduction to shower baths, and a look at the range available at VictoriaPlum.com.
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!
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.
Alan wins a prize that is simply out of this world: A whole Planet Select Bathroom Suite!
You've voted and named Connie from Swindon our Share your Style winner for May 2016. Find out how you can get this prize-winning look.
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.
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.
A guide to choosing the right shower heads and handsets for your bathroom, including different designs, styles and new technology.
Ahoy there mateys! We give you some tips on creating a coastal bathroom and make sure your decor isn't all at sea!
DIY and plumbing jargon driving you round the bend? Find out what it all means right here, in our A to Z bathroom glossary.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
We've gone on a whistle-stop tour of the world's hotels, in search of the best hotel bathrooms. We'll show you how you can achieve a hotel style bathroom in your own home, without spending a fortune.
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.
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.
Tiles have long been the wall and floor covering of choice when it comes to the bathroom, so here are 4 great tips to help you with your tiling job.
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.
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.
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.
We look at 6 ways you can add black elements to create a magical monochrome colour scheme in your bathroom.
We welcome 2 new freestanding baths to our collection - the traditional Shakespeare single ended bath and the Sally contemporary bath.
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.
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 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.
Make the soft industrial look work for your bathroom with our handy tips and advice.
Small bathrooms can be beautiful! Don't believe us? Just take a look at the latest winning bathroom design in our Share your Style competition.
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.
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.
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.
A horrid looking old bathroom with mildew, manky carpets, crusty fixtures and unappealing furniture can really put buyers off and could mean the difference between a good offer and cutting your price. In fact, as we recently discovered, a new bathroom can add as much as £13,000 onto the value of your home
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.
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.
We asked top design blogger Helen Powell (AKA Design Hunter) to explain more about monochrome style and why it works so well in the bathroom.
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 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.
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.
If you're looking to turn your bath into a multipurpose shower bath, why not follow our handy how to guide and fit your bath screen yourself.
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.
Is your bathroom full to the brim with lotions, potions, shampoo, toiletries and cleaning products? Make the most of your storage space, and organise your bathroom cabinet by following these 5 simple steps.
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.
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.
Not everyone has the luxury of owning a large bathroom, but if your bathroom or cloakroom is short on space, you can still make the most of your room to create an elegant, yet functional space.
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.
With fluctuations in energy prices a major concern, here are our 10 top tips for saving energy in your home.
Your guide to buying the right walk in shower tray, how it differs to a normal shower tray, and what to look out for.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Whilst fitted furniture is most commonly associated with kitchens, fitted bathrooms are becoming more and more popular. If this is the look you're going for, follow our fitted bathrooms buying guide & get it right first time.
We've all been there...the morning after the Christmas party. Where your head feels fuzzy and your mouth tastes like you've eaten a pine cone. But fear not! Follow our simple tips and give yourself a relaxing detox bath - the perfect way to soothe away your festive aches and pains.
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.
Replacing your bath with a shower is actually a straightforward task. In the first of our Easy Switches posts, we discover just how easy it is.
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.
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.
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.
Brrrr... set your teeth to chatter! A cold shower might not be everyone's cup of tea, but the benefits could be worth it in the long run!
If low water pressure is getting you hot under the collar, find out what you can do about it with our quick and easy guide.
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.
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.
Just in time for the chill of winter, our brand new heating range has arrived. Check out our largest ever selection of designer radiators and contemporary heated towel rails.
We take a look at 5 of the best designer bathroom suites, without the designer price tags.
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.
Fallen out of love with your bathroom? Don't worry. With our inspirational mood boards you can rekindle that special relationship you should have with a room that allows you to relax and unwind.
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.
Another new introduction to our ever-growing range. We now stock a superb collection of kitchen and bathroom wallpaper, from the experts at Graham & Brown. Why not take a closer look?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ever heard of the interior design style "boho chic"? No? Well, if you love bright colours, gorgeous prints and sumptuous furniture (focusing on comfort and your own individual preferences, rather than the latest trends), then read on.
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.
When buying a new shower enclosure, there are many things to take into consideration, including size, shape, door type and tray. Our handy buying guide will help you make those tough decisions.
Buying a shower? Find out whether you need a shower pump and which one you should buy with our handy guide and infographics.
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...
Looking for bathroom tiles ideas? Why not try these on for size?
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.
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.
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.
What are the 5 most common causes of a poor shower experience and what can you do to avoid them?
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.
When updating your bathroom, you want the design to flow. Follow our advice on choosing the right bath and bathroom suite combination.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A guide to the dos and don'ts when buying bathroom lighting, explaining IP ratings, bathroom electrical zones and more.
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.
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.
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.
We're proud to be the UK's 1st online supplier of the super easy-to-fit, and effortlessly stylish Krono Xonic flooring for your home.
Planning a bathroom renovation can be a daunting task, so Ruth Corbett, Houses Editor for Ideal Home magazine, has teamed up with VictoriaPlum.com to give you the three most important tips to consider when planning your bathroom design.
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
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.
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.
For many people watching Downton Abbey it’s not just the torrid drama of the upstairs-downstairs relationships that’s so enthralling; the early 20th century home that houses the drama is equally mesmerising.
In the first of our trend specials, we take a look at a deliciously dark trend that is set to take your interiors to another level this Spring/Summer season. We'll also show you how to achieve this style in your own home.
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…
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.
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.
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?”
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?”.
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…
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.
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.
Want to find out what our customers think? Read our latest Trustpilot reviews.
Share your Style with us in our monthly customer bathrooms competition and you could win the top prize of an iPad mini.
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.
Whilst it never really went out of fashion, the bidet has never been massively popular in the UK—but with it being used by many cultures around the world and coming with plenty of health benefits, could we be seeing a bidet revival?
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.
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.
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.
Wash that man (or lady) right outta your hair and reclaim your bathroom after a break up, with these 6 top tips.
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.
We understand how important a functioning toilet is in the home, and it’s awful when something goes wrong with one. Here’s a guide to troubleshooting the issues you can have with your toilet.
Thinking of buying an electric shower? We asked the experts at Mira Showers just what you need to look out for.
From a High Street name that is synonymous with style, we're proud to introduce our new Laura Ashley range of kitchen and bathroom tiles. Which is your favourite?
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?
Bring your bathroom into the 21st century with our fabulous range of digital showers from Aqualisa.
We reveal our top customer bathroom for March 2016 and show you how you can get the look in your own home.
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.
Men! Fed up with feminine style guides? Looking for some male bedroom ideas? You've come to the right place...
For some really great inspiration, why not browse some real bathrooms? These are just some of the best bathroom designs sent into us by our customers.
Introducing the new and exciting collection of hand-finished living furniture by Reeves, exclusively available at VictoriaPlum.com.
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.
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.
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.