Super-size your postage stamp of a bathroom with these clever tricks
Do put it through a wool cycle in the washing machine, adding a handful of washing soda crystals (try the supermarket) to your washing powder. Drip dry it instead of spinning it. Or, if it can’t be machine washed, try soaking it in the bath in a solution of one part bleach to four parts water before rinsing thoroughly. Machine-washing it with a biological powder once a month will stop new mould forming, too.
Don’t pull the curtain back after a shower. Instead, leave it drawn and open a window to allow it to dry completely. Continue reading
Every surface crammed with bottles? Bath toys scattered around? Spare loo rolls stacked on the floor? It’s time to sort out your storage
Your bathroom might have designer style or period elegance, but if it’s full of clutter, no one’s going to appreciate its finer points. Here’s how to get organised. Continue reading
Discover how to create a bathroom decorating scheme that will feel welcoming when guests stay over
Lucky enough to have a bathroom alongside your guest bedroom? Find you use your own en suite, leaving the main bathroom to your overnight visitors so they can get ready for the day without wondering if they’ve jumped the queue? If your answer is yes, then now’s your chance to decorate your guest bathroom beautifully. Here’s how.
Choose a look
A bathroom that’s mostly used by guests rather than permanent residents isn’t going to be subject to the same everyday wear and tear, so you won’t need to redecorate as frequently. The upside is less work and expense, but on the other hand, it means it’s worth going for a scheme with classic credentials so it won’t go out of date before you get the paintbrush out again.
We like the traditional green-painted tongue and groove walls in this scheme from Bathrooms.com, which will look good for many years to come.