How to give your bathroom longevity

The simple steps to help your bathroom last longer

There’s nothing we love more than an amazing renovation, on the contrary, there’s nothing worse than spending time and money on a reno that doesn’t go to the distance. Add years to your bathroom with these four steps.

Polysatin shutters

Prepare for all weather conditions

From hot temperatures to dampness to stagnant air flow the bathroom experiences all of the weather conditions a home has to offer. When you’re fitting out your bathroom make sure you choose products that can withstand it all. Luxaflex PolySatin Shutters are a must-have.  Backed with a 20 year warranty, these Shutters are impervious to moisture and are guaranteed not to blister, peel or fade. They also create much needed privacy and will add a touch of elegance to any bathroom décor for years to come.

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One size doesn’t fit all

A lick of paint can transform a room but when it comes to bathrooms it’s not a one size fits all approach. Before you continue your colour-scheme into the bathroom make sure you switch brushes and paints. Bathroom paint is a must-have for any bathroom reno, it is stain and mark resistant and most importantly has a fortified mould-inhibitor so will last longer. Tip: If you’re renovating your bathroom on a budget why not try painting over the tiles you’ve already got? This will add texture and glam up what you’ve already got.

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Don’t grout about it

Choosing the right grout for your bathroom should be given more thought than you think. Not only does grout bring together the tiles in your room but the right grout will prevent the edges of your tiles from chipping and cracking. Cleaning the grout lines in your bathroom is up there as one of the most disliked cleaning chores. If you think your tiles are beyond saving? Think again. A trusty grout pen is an essential in removing grout lines from tiles and takes minutes.

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Say goodbye to scratchy towels

There’s nothing worse than hopping out of a rejuvenating bath and reaching for your once lush towel to realise it has turned to sandpaper. To give your bath towels a longer lifespan avoid washing them in harsh chemicals and using too much detergent or fabric softener.

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