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Bathrooms Overflow for a free standing bath

Do you need an overflow for your bath?

The only reason bath tubs come with an overflow is because of insurance purposes. So the answer is, no you don’t have to have an overflow in your bath. However, it is recommended to have an overflow if you have kids and a lot of carpets in the house. So kids+carpets-overflow can spell a bad thing ito bank balance, cause the insurance will not pay out if there is no overflow in your bath. …

Bathrooms Top 5 baths of 2012

The top 5 popular modern luxury free standing baths in 2012

Free standing baths have a certain luxury appeal. One thing is for certain, they are more comfortable than standard acrylic baths. A big advantage of stone baths over acrylic is that your water will stay warmer for longer.  So you save energy. A free standing bath is not for everyone, because you will need a moderate size bathroom to install one.  Most bathrooms in town houses are too small, and in my opinion, only have…


How to create a custom coloured bath tub

We have had many request from customers that would like a custom coloured or other than white coloured bath.  The reasons vary, from highly creative interior designers and architects to people that just want something different.  The only bath that we know of that can be painted are those made from Victoria and Albert.  Having a smooth exterior surface, QUARRYCAST baths, basins and feet are easy to decorate using either oil or water based paints. …

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Shower bath installation instructions for Discovery Shower Bath and glass panel

Shower baths are used in bathrooms designs where space is at a premium.  A shower bath replaces both the bath and a shower in one so they can free up significant space in older bathrooms.  Shower baths can be a DIY project and here is a quick guide of how to install a shower bath. The installation instructions for the Discovery shower bath is discussed here and it includes the glass shower panel. Install the…


Care and cleaning of Victoria & Albert baths

Victoria and Albert baths are easy to clean due to the durable and extremely hard QuarryCast(R) rare volcanic limestone of which the baths are made of. It is important to know how to care for these exclusive baths.