Three bathrooms are en-suite. Two are open plan behind the bed. Three are separate and there’s the downstairs loo. Have a look at the plans and Sketchup model (which are all available as downloads from the Approved Proposal page).
- Bathroom behind the bed.
- A chunk of bathroom notes on the rooms page.
- Single control arm mixer tap(s).
- Shower and bath details
- How to place shower controls
- The Energy Saving Trust has a whole section on recommended products.
- Have heated mirrors connected to the lights over the mirrors. So that when these lights are on the heated pad removes / prevents condensation on the mirror. You can fit these to the back of mirrors.
- Tap aerators, so less water is used.
- Put urinals in the main downstairs bathroom and all other bathrooms where possible?
- Waterless urinals can cut toilet water use down by 80% and diluting urine with water makes removing harmful chemical nutrients during sewage treatment less efficient.
- Have a look at this growing collection of bathroom photos >>
- If bedrooms have no or limited windows, and are en-suite, then glass screen doors.
- Have towel radiators in the bathrooms.
- These could be elec and only run when the solar panels are delivering electricity or water heated.
- Look at where they put the towel rail in the Scarlet Hotel bedrooms (low down photo on this post >>)
- For the master and second bedrooms that’ll face the sea, look at the Scarlet Hotel bedroom layout.
- The Housebuilders Bible has bathroom design advice on page 291.
- Wetroom Design
- Have a look at these baths, price and style range.
- Chains like Plumbase might not have swanky showrooms, but they can get almost all top-end bathroom fixtures and fittings at competitive prices.
- Have a look at www.ideal-standard.co.uk. Forum recommended. See forum thread:
“I used Ideal Standard on the recommend of a plumber. It was all good quality and local merchants undercut the best online prices I could find. I have seen some good looking deals on suites at plumbworld but I don’t know about their quality. “
- Mixer taps, so that with one hand you can control the flow and temp
- Baths to have central tap and drain point.
- Put low LED light in en-suite bathrooms, so that you don’t need to turn the main light on and so disturb any partner if using the bathroom at night.
- Double sinks
- Glass sheet and not tiles for the shower wall(s) – even for the outside shower?
- needs to be 100% sealed to prevent mould on the back.
- pre frost the back ?
- have so can take down to clean ?
- Screwfix do Grohe and other nice mixer taps etc.
- Mirrors to catch the views.
One that lets a person sit at either end, by virtue of a central tap and central drain and even and cofy at both ends, such as this one by Fired Earth:
Bathrooms Pinterest Board
Link to the Silver Spray Bathrooms Pinterest board
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