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How to create a classical cloakroom design

Traditionally, classical style basins and toilets are rather space-consuming. They tend to be grand and wide, therefore take up far too much space to be suitable for a small cloakroom design, especially if one is renovating the small space beneath the stairs. In recent years though more and more bathroom manufacturers are designing with the small cloakroom mind, and we are now seeing more and more smaller, compact basins and toilets in a classical style which fit neatly into a small area. We define the classical style by the intricately carved features, the ornate stepped effect which has always been popular with ...


Transforming under the stairs into a downstairs cloakroom suite

Many modern homes have a space under the stairs, which may be used solely for storage space, but often there is adequate room beneath the stairs to create a small downstairs cloakroom suite. Of course, with a space so small it's not always an easy task to fit in a cloakroom basin and toilet. First measure the space you have and assess which item will go on which wall. Traditionally, the basin will be fitted to the wall, either in the corner or on the wall to the side of the door opening. The toilet is then fitted on the opposite ...


Choosing the right cloakroom basin

When shopping for a new cloakroom basin the first thing to consider is the space in the cloakroom. If you are limited for room you may want to consider a corner basin, as this will free up a great deal of floor space, especially if you opt for a wall-hung corner cloakroom basin. Cloakroom basins without a pedestal are becoming the most popular option these days for modern cloakroom designs . A wall-mounted basin, of course, can be adjusted to hang where you please, whereas with a cloakroom pedestal you are limited with where you can arrange it. Corner cloakroom sinks are ...



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