Natural colours create bathroom inspiration

Natural tones bring fresh life to bathroom spaces, making them feel more like spas and less like plain spaces. If your bath could use a colour lift, take a colour from a natural palette that will have your space looking elegant, luxurious and anything but predictably neutral. For a balance of tranquility and energy, pick a shade of blue that’s not too saturated, and pair it with white. For a modern look that’s also inviting, use blues in dark or light shades as the backdrop for a rectangular bathtub such as the Pool freestanding bath. From soft dove to heather, shades of gray are an ideal option for adding beauty to bath spaces. Because of its sophistication and versatility, this refined color scheme gives you plenty of room to play with your own style.

 

The bath space is where most wind down after working all week. But, the possibilities for your bath space don’t have to stop there. With the right colour and lighting as a backdrop, the bath can also be highly invigorating. Candles can be a simple and cost-effective option for creating a romantic and relaxing bath. Scented candles can also influence your mood, from the soothing effects of lavender to the uplifting energy of lemon. But for a relaxing soak, dimmer lights offer ambience and versatility. You may also consider installing LED lighting strips under vanity mirrors or shelves.

Choosing the right taps for your Waters freestanding bath

Choosing a freestanding bath can often seem like a step into the unknown however freestanding baths are exceptionally adaptable in lending themselves to the particular design aesthetic of the bathroom they’re placed in. A traditional bathroom design, roll top baths look stunning when placed in the centre of a room. If you’re attempting a minimalist and contemporary designed bathroom, pick a freestanding bath with sleek curves and a pure white finish. The key to making a freestanding bath work in a contemporary themed bathroom space is to choose the right coordinating bath taps.

Choosing the right filler for a freestanding bath doesn’t need to be a complicated choice, to help here are the available options for your Waters freestanding bath. The obvious choice is also probably the most common the luxury freestanding bath tap, suitable for fitting alongside any of our beautiful freestanding baths designed to sit on the outside edge and usually supplied with a hand shower, although care must be taken to ensure you have the correct pressure and the water flow fills the bath without excessive splashing. Freestanding baths taps are available from many different manufacturers and at a wide range of prices – often a freestanding bath tap will compliment the taps on your basin and shower.

Freestanding bath taps....

Suitable for fitting alongside any of our beautiful freestanding tubs they are usually sited on the outer edge of the bath and fitted with a hand shower. Before choosing a freestanding bath tap check your water pressure and ensure its sited so that the flow of water fills the bath without excessive splashing. Often a freestanding bath tap will compliment the taps on your basin and shower.

Compliments any of our: Linear, i-Line & Elements stone freestanding baths 

Deck mounted taps....

Deck mounted taps can be fitted onto the wide edge of any of our linear collection of baths, they're great if floor space is at a premium and you're unable to use a built in valve. There are many configurations and styles available to suit your bathroom project and maybe used in conjunction with a bath overflow waste system.

Suitable for the following collections: Linear

Wall mounted filler....

For a sleek and stylish way to fill your freestanding bath a wall mounted filler can look absolutely stunning especially when using waterfall type spouts. However, you'll need to build a valve into the wall and position your freestanding bath close to the wall but it will provide a wonderful filling experience.

Compliments any of our: Linear, i-Line & Elements stone freestanding baths

Bath overflow filler....

Used in conjunction with a shower valve and special over flow / filler - its very sleek and will fill your freestanding bath from the same point where the water normal overflows from.

Compliments our: Linear Freestanding Baths

Bottom filling waste filler....

 yes it sound strange but thanks to new advancements you can fill your bath from the bottom up,  its very unobtrusive and almost has to bee seen to be believed.

Compliments any of our: Linear, i-Line & Elements stone freestanding baths

 

Waters Baths of Ashbourne – The centre of attention

Designing your new bathroom around a contemporary freestanding bathtub will provide the room with a stunning focal point. Freestanding baths are perfect for creating a clear centrepiece and can provide the ultimate touch of luxury and style. Freestanding baths ooze relaxation by the way they look and sit in a bathroom suite. Contemporary freestanding baths are available in a variety of shapes and sizes and choosing the one that is right for you, to not only suit the design of your bathroom but also ensuring that it meets your tastes and requirements is an important element to get right. Freestanding baths are rapidly increasing in popularity within the bathroom market. More companies are creating new designs and styles to help create a wide range of option for homeowners when wanting to gain the perfect look.

A focal point could be just what your bathroom needs. Focal points are a very effective way to liven up your bathroom with some much needed interest and turn what would be an otherwise simple room into a cool and creative place. A freestanding bath placed in the centre of the room, for example, can draw your attention away from the rest of the bathroom to a central point. Usually it makes sense to make the most used item of furniture your centrepiece, arranging washbasins and toilets around the outskirts. As baths and showers are closely associated with luxury relaxation, surrounding them with a few key accessories and mood lighting can enhance the focus even more and give your bathroom the style feature it needs. How you light a room can be an extremely important part of setting the atmosphere for any space – and bathrooms are no different. Natural lighting can help make for a relaxing mood and are essential for a spa-like feel. For those that want their bathroom to make a style statement, bright, bold colours are good choice. You can contrast two bold colours and then complement them with a neutral.

Spend a Blissful evening immersed in tranquil surroundings...

Spend a blissful evening immersed in tranquil surroundings, and take full advantage of the intimate environment that has been set-aside for your evening of rejuvenation. Sound good? Waters Baths of Ashbourne are giving away your very own luxury personal spa throughout January to March. If the dark mornings and cold nights are dragging you down enjoy a delightful gift set of pampering products from award-winning brand Winter in Venice with over 14 different products. The Azure Spa range is infused with calming extracts of Gardenia with a combination of Cocoa Butter, Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Evening Primrose Oil and Almond Oil, ideal to soothe and comfort dry skin.

 

Throughout January, February and March you can enjoy this luxury hamper by sending a Picture of your newly installed Waters Baths of Ashbourne freestanding bath to info@watersbaths.co.uk or simply log on to our website www.watersbaths.co.uk and register your purchase. Choosing the perfect freestanding bath is never hard at Waters. No matter if you desire a stunning center piece bath tub or simply want a luxurious freestanding bath to soak away your long hard day our freestanding baths never disappoint. With the luxurious look of a stone freestanding bath yet the convenience of a light weigh high quality acrylic product – You’ll always - love your bath... 

A New year a New Bathroom

 

Spring is in the air and with a 2014 upon us, now is definitely the time for a bathroom revamp. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to create an entirely new bathroom suite or instead just wish to make slight modifications to a few accessories or perhaps give it a fresh coat of paint, giving your bathroom a fresh lease of life is an essential part of keeping your home both attractive and comfortable. The bathroom in particular is one of the most used rooms in the house, and therefore particular care and attention must be taken when creating fresh design ideas to integrate into this popular and heavily used space.

It’s common knowledge that Bathrooms sell houses. However a modern, contemporary bathrooms are a much better selling point than a traditional old-fashioned bathroom suite, for example a toilet that looks dated is a turn off and the same goes for décor and storage space, which should not only be eye-catching but practical. Proper lighting can also be a great value booster, such as adding a window in the bathroom, so natural light can illuminate the space. An attractive pedestal basin with luxurious curves and graceful lines is far more attractive than a blocky cabinet.

One of the most common mistakes bathroom redecorators make is trying to do too much. Instead of choosing numerous standout features, like large fixtures or a glamorous chandelier, simply choose one elegant standout feature to be your central point. Choose a Freestanding Bath. Freestanding baths are the height of fashion and they come in a whole range of modern and vintage styles. It’s not by chance that baths tend to be tucked into the corner of the room. It’s usually the most efficient use of space in what is generally a small room, plus the corner position and a bath surround hides the plumbing.

Freestanding baths can be sited with the length going along a wall but aesthetically they need space at each end to show off their contours. Freestanding baths are more adaptable and allows you to change the room format when you want to. Creating a simple theme that runs throughout your bathroom can be achieved with accessories and colour to create a well rounded fresh bathroom setting.

A Freestanding Advantage

It's very difficult to get more luxurious than a stone bath, bringing a distinctive natural charm to the bathroom and providing a focal point that will impress anyone who visits. Stone freestanding baths can provide the basis for the rest of your bathroom to be designed around, whether you're going for a completely modern look or matching the natural look with stone basins.

You may have the common misconception that a stone bath may not be comfortable, but because they're smooth to the touch, stone baths are a real delight to your skin, allowing you to easily slide in and enjoy a deeply immersed warm bath. Stone has many advantages, the beauty of stone is that it will last for years; some manufacturers offer lifetime warranties on stone products. With stone baths the materials combine to create an extremely strong and durable solid bath, meaning that it won't crack like a cheap acrylic bath might and should only suffer easily repairable minor damage.

Making the best use of space is the most important consideration when choosing a bath. Freestanding baths need large bathrooms with plenty of room to walk around. As with many home décor a lot may depend on budget, but remember stone products are a life investment and some manufacturers even offer services in which they tidy up warn looking baths to give them a fresh new look. Whatever you are looking for in a freestanding bathtub you cant go wrong with Stone Bath, look out for Waters Baths of Ashbourne’s new range of Stone products coming in the new year.

The Perfect Bubble Bath

If like many, you have invested heavily in turning your bathroom into your own personal sanctuary with a glorious freestanding bath, luxury towel warmers, a plethora of matching accessories and scented candles, all in search of the relaxing bath experience, then you need to make sure your getting the most out of your new found haven. To gain the ultimate bathing experience experiment with what works for you, choose a selection of relaxing scents, but no what works best and when to use them. Certain scents such as mint are meant to be stimulating and are best used in the morning when you might be in need of a refreshing bathing experience.

Scents like lavender and chamomile are intended to be relaxing and are a much better choice for your night time bath. You can use scented bath salts or a few drops of essential oil to infuse your bath water with your desired scent. Pay attention to lighting, less is more. Less lighting the better, turn the lights off and use candles to provide a dim and relaxing backdrop. It’s even better if you match your candle scent to your bath scent. If you add lavender essential oil to your bath, use lavender-scented candles as well.

 

Freestanding health benefits

A warm bath is perfect hydrotherapy, and despite the fact you probably already enjoy a nice hot bath, you may not be benefiting its full therapeutic potential. To get the most out of a hot soak, you need to understand the benefits and what it’s doing for you. A hot bath is calming and relaxing, especially in a larger freestanding bathtub with more room to spread out to maximize your relaxation, you can drift away from your troubles. The key is heat, not having the bath too hot as this actually has a negative effect on your body getting your nervous system revved up, and thus the relaxation is a bit of an illusion. In fact many people often struggle to sleep well after a particularly hot bath, enduring intense heat can be tiring. Your circulatory system has to do a lot of work to cope with high temperatures. A warm bath can be used as an effective treatment for certain kinds of muscular aches and pains. immersing yourself in hot water can do something for aching muscles as warm skin relaxes the muscles.

 

A hot bath can be great for lower back pain despite the misconceptions, the majority of low back pain is essentially muscular in nature. Specifically, the cause of most back pain is knots in your muscles, which can cause far more grief than most people realise and yet they are relatively treatable. A little reassurance, rubbing, and a hot bath go a surprisingly long way, even with the most horrendous case of low back pain. A hot bath is amazingly good therapy for back pain.

Creating the ultimate centrepiece

 

When it comes to looking for inspiration regarding your latest bathroom renovation, it can quickly become a challenging and confusing task. In times of need, you may find yourself examining the bathroom of your friends and family in the attempt of rustling up some creative flair to apply to your very own renovation. However to find the inspiration you require look no further than a luxury hotel bathroom, their design and functionality provides something the everyday homeowner to aspire towards.


What is more lavish than a freestanding bath? Freestanding bathtubs are the pinnacles of fashion and ultimate luxury, perfect for centre stage in your remodeled bathroom and they come in a whole range of modern and vintage styles. A freestanding bath also allows you to put it anywhere in the room so feel free to put it right in the center to create the ultimate centerpiece for the bathroom. When it comes to selecting a freestanding bath, there are more design options available to you than in traditional bathroom suites. A freestanding bath can offer you an immersive bathing experience, which offers a perfect opportunity to slip into a deep bath filled with bubbles for a more luxurious bathing experience. Freestanding baths tend to be filled to the top allowing you to spend hours relaxing in tranquility. Another advantage is that it makes a real style statement, typically associated with luxurious hotels, whatever your reason for choosing a freestanding bath for your bathroom, there are a wide range of styles and sizes now available allowing you to make the perfect choice that suits your needs and ideal for your show stopping bathroom.

The height of fashion and ultimate luxury

If you have the makeover bug, but not quite enough in your budget to cure it, fear not you can still create a luxury Bathroom retreat. Using current bathroom remodel trends you will be able to create somewhere you’ll want to spend quality time and you can do this by adding simple style with a few simple accessories that also double up to solve your bathroom storage problems. Inexpensive tricks for small room décor can be simple uses of classic themes utilizing textures and colour. Using inspired choices for a classy bathroom makeover take advantage of practical daily solutions with coordinated style. Put your best items on show, placed in complementary bathroom accessories, and store the rest away. You’ll have a simple, well-organized bathroom that not only looks smart, but works spectacularly well too.

Give your bathroom the feeling of a day spa. The ultimate aim in a renovation is to create an oasis, a place to escape from a difficult day and unwind in a personal spa like sanctuary. Display your make-up, nail polishes and lotions neatly in attractive organisers; use matching accessory holders to keep things tidy after all we all know that cosmetics stacked away in drawers can be hard to find. The extra breathing space created in drawers and cabinets means your other bathroom necessities can be better organised too. If you have a small bathroom where cupboards are in short supply, remember that you can always build up rather than out. Use simple shelving that will create instant bathroom storage for towels, add drawers for a tidy finish. Their cool simplicity won’t clash with any colour scheme so they match bathrooms of any style or theme.

What is more luxurious than a freestanding bath? Freestanding bathtubs are the height of fashion and ultimate luxury, and now come in sizes that cater for even the smallest room and come in a whole range of modern and vintage styles. New powerful steam showers, body sprays, and hydro-massage shower heads are fantastic additions to the bathroom alongside stylish towel warmers and heated floors, but is there anything better than a beautiful freestanding bath when it comes to a bathroom makeover?

Why? The beauty of installing a freestanding bath is the lack of hassle associated with its positioning. Unlike a built in tub the homeowner can chose an area to position the bath with ease, providing the necessary pipe work is already in place of course. Unlike alternative styles of baths, these baths range greatly in shape and size, allowing you to choose exactly which one will make the biggest impact on your bathroom. Whether you’re looking to add traditional class or a sense of chic, contemporary style, there is certainly the perfect bath out there for you to create your ultimate Bathroom retreat.