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Bathroom Ideas Blog

We can all do with a little help from time to time. That's why with our blog, we've pulled together our most helpful articles, provide you with the latest style trends, as well as de-mystify all the technical jargon that comes with a new bathroom.



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Radiator Panels: Single or Double?

Radiator Panels: Single or Double?

Average Reading Time: 2 mins

So, you're looking for a new radiator and you're faced with all this talk about single and double panels - what does it all mean? Which one will i need? Fear not! We're here to help you out.

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Behind the scenes of our new Christmas TV Ad

Behind the scenes of our new Christmas TV Ad

Average Reading Time: 4 mins

It’s officially acceptable to start the Christmas celebrations and at soak.com we have been preparing for months! We want to be ‘the advert with the elephant!’ and here’s how we did it….

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My Soak Style October 2017 Winner’s bathroom tour

Christmas Lookbook 2017 – Neutrals and Navy’s

Average Reading Time: 2 mins

We’re back with another My Soak Style winner! We asked you, our loyal customers, to send in your before and after snaps of your bathroom transformations. Are you ready to see what caught our eye this month? It’s pretty impressive…

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Christmas Lookbook 2017 – Neutrals and Navy’s

Christmas Lookbook 2017 – Neutrals and Navy’s

Average Reading Time: 2 mins

Navy mixed with neutral tones creates an earthy feel which can be layered up with textiles and complemented with gold and brass accessories. A modern, elegant and sleek design ideal for a cosy Christmas.

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How to Clean Your Radiator

How to Clean Your Radiator

Average Reading Time: 3 mins

Residue like dust and pet (and human) hair are examples of the sorts of stuff living in your home. Regularly cleaning your home is vital for comfort, aesthetics, allergic reactions, and even productivity.

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A Maintenance Guide to Radiators (FAQ’s)

A Maintenance Guide to Radiators (FAQ’s)

Average Reading Time: 3 mins

Radiator maintenance may seem like tricky business. So we’ve put together a guide to give you some handy tips for cleaning and caring for your radiator.

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Soaked in Style - Khoollect

Soaked in Style - Khoollect

Average Reading Time: 4 mins

Khoollect is an online lifestyle site founded by chef Rachel Khoo focusing on building a creative community of inspiring people, places and food found in unexpected places; whether that’s stories from small businesses, secret spots in little-known travel destinations or our favourite recipes. Soaked in Style is our blog series where we chat to bloggers and influencers we've worked with to find out how they styled their soak.com products and share their top design and style tips with us.

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Soaked in Style - Liza Prideaux

Soaked in Style - Liza Prideaux

Average Reading Time: 4 mins

Liza Prideaux is a beauty, parenting and lifestyle blogger and is sharing her home renovation journey online. We were lucky enough to work with Liza on completing her family bathroom and ensuite. Soaked in Style is our blog series where we chat to bloggers and influencers we've worked with to find out how they styled their soak.com products and share their top design and style tips with us.

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What are the different types of radiators?

What are the different types of radiators?

Average Reading Time: 2 mins

We have a wide range of central heating radiators that will rely on a hot water system to heat your home. The hot water is taken from a boiler or tank and is pumped around your home using a series of pipes. Our choice of radiators also make an easy replacement for the average (boring!) radiator in your home.

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Guest Blog Post: How to Create a family friendly bathroom

Guest Blog Post: How to Create a Practical Family Friendly Bathroom

Average Reading Time: 5 mins

The fabulous Helen Powell, aka Design Hunter is sharing her tips on how to create a practical bathroom for the whole family.

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My Soak Style September 2017 Winner’s bathroom tour

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Average Reading Time: 4 mins

We’re back with another My Soak Style winner! We asked you, our loyal customers, to send in your before and after snaps of your bathroom transformations. Are you ready to see what caught our eye this month? It’s pretty impressive…

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Soaked in Style - Lust Living

Soaked in style - Lust Living

Average Reading Time: 4 mins

Olivia Silk is an Interior Lifestyle Blogger who shares her love for interiors and more on her blog Lust Living. We were lucky enough to work with Oliva during her new bathroom build. Our Melissa bath sits pride of place in Olivia’s stunning new bathroom – a gold and marble bathroom of dreams! Soaked in Style is our blog series where we chat to bloggers and influencers we've worked with to find out how they styled their soak.com products and share their top design and style tips with us.

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What does BTU mean and why is it important?

What does BTU mean and why is it important?

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BTU stands for British Thermal Units and it represents the level of heat a radiator provides. The required BTU level to heat your room will influence the size of your radiators, but do not fear, we have numerous options for you to choose from!

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Introducing the Hotel Collection

Introducing the Hotel Collection

Average Reading Time: 3 mins

We want to capture that feeling that you have before you step into your hotel room, eagerly awaiting the grand reveal of the bathroom. It's unlike anything you have at home and you just can't wait to check out the size of the bath! Our designers have specially chosen the perfect products to recreate that special feeling in your own home. From eclectic, out of the box designs to soft, pretty glamour.There's a hotel bathroom just waiting for you to check in.

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How to Bleed your Radiator

How to Bleed Your Radiator

Average Reading Time: 7 mins

Trapped air in a radiator causes the radiator to have cold spots which reduces its efficiency. This is why you will sometimes need to bleed a radiator to let the air out which has become trapped inside. But don’t worry, you can bleed your radiators yourself and we’ve put together this guide to help you along the way…

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DIY Your Way to a Better Bathroom

DIY Your Way to a Better Bathroom

Average Reading Time: 6 mins

If your bathroom needs a refresh but the idea of spending a fortune puts you off, we have good news for you! There’s no need to break the bank when redecorating or remodelling. With a little creativity, a few sound purchases and some simple DIY work, you can transform your bathroom into a relaxing haven, regardless of size. Keep on reading for 10 ways to decorate your bathroom on a budget.

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6 Quick & Easy Ways to update your bathroom

6 Quick & Easy Ways to update your bathroom

Average Reading Time: 6 mins

Here are some quick and easy fixes that will transform any bathroom and give it a fresh lease of life, without taking it out of action.

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My Soak Style August 2017 Winner’s bathroom tour

My Soak Style August 2017 Winner’s bathroom tour

Average Reading Time: 4 mins

We’ve received some amazing images from our lovely customers for our My Soak Style campaign during August. There were so many gorgeous bathrooms filled with soak.com products and we struggled to choose one winner! However, there was a stand out bathroom this month and we just need to show it off!

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Plants that will thrive and survive in your bathroom!

Plants that will thrive and survive in your bathroom!

Average Reading Time: 2 mins

Not only are plants a massive trend in interiors right now, they provide a whole host of benefits for the wellbeing of you and your home. Botanical beauty is all over Instagram so what’s better than kitting out your bathroom with some gorgeous plants?

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My soak style - send us your snaps to win!

My soak style - send us your snaps to win!

Average Reading Time: 48 seconds

Have you bought some products from us that you really, really wanna show off? If you answered yes, you’re in luck! We want to see your bathroom! So we bring to you, ‘My Soak Style’ – an ongoing competition where we’ll be picking a winner each month who will get to take home a £200 Amazon gift voucher to spend as you please.

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Create your dream bathroom - Picture-Perfect Wet Room

Create your dream bathroom - Picture-Perfect Wet Room

Average Reading Time: 2 mins

Turn your bathroom into a picture perfect wet room with the 1200X8MM Designer Easy Clean Walk Through Panel and the 1200X800 Rectangular Slate Effect Shower Tray! This style is all about creating clean lines alongside gorgeous colours for that minimalist style. Although uncluttered, finishing touches matter! We love the Jesmond Towel Ring, Toilet Roll Holder and Tumbler Holder combination.

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Create your dream bathroom - Sunshine and Succulents

Create your dream bathroom - Sunshine and Succulents

Average Reading Time: 2 mins

Turn your bathroom into a picture perfect wet room with the 1200X8MM Designer Easy Clean Walk Through Panel and the 1200X800 Rectangular Slate Effect Shower Tray! This style is all about creating clean lines alongside gorgeous colours for that minimalist style. Although uncluttered, finishing touches matter! We love the Jesmond Towel Ring, Toilet Roll Holder and Tumbler Holder combination.

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Create your dream bathroom - Savvy Storage

Create your dream bathroom - Savvy Storage

Average Reading Time: 2 mins

This beautiful bathroom mixes contemporary copper and savvy storage. Pair the gorgeous pastel pink and mint green combination with The Alamere Traditional Hot and Cold Bath Taps - they are stylish, yet classic. A copper (or rose gold) accent also complements this colour palette perfectly. The basics of your bathroom don’t need to be boring – just take a look at the Crosby Close Coupled Toilet and that Soft Square Single Ended Bath!

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The Power of Pastel

The Power of Pastel

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Radiators that stand out from the crowd.

Radiators that stand out from the crowd.

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Guest Blog Post: Top Bathroom Trends for 2017

Guest Blog Post: Top Bathroom Trends for 2017

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Shower Design Ideas - What Shower Enclosures are available?

Shower Design Ideas - What Shower Enclosures are available?

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Smart planning makes for big impact in your small en-suite

Smart planning makes for big impact in your small en-suite

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Guest Blog Post: 5 Ways to kick-start your day

Guest Blog Post: 5 Ways to kick-start your day

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Bathroom Buying Guides

Showers Buying Guide

Showers Buying Guide

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Radiators Buying Guide

Radiators Buying Guide

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Shower Enclosures Buying Guide

Shower Enclosures Buying Guide

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Baths Buying Guide

Baths Buying Guide

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Taps Buying Guide

Taps Buying Guide

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Toilet & Basin Buying Guide

Toilet & Basin Buying Guide

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