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You get what you pay for...

When looking at taps for our renovated bathroom, I really liked the look of the chrome taps such as the Nicolazzi Provincial taps from Reece Plumbing. But I needed 2, and at $895 each, it was more than I was willing to spend. Searching online, I found something similar at only $55 each. Bargain....made in China! So I ordered these. Even when they were first installed, they felt a bit flimsy, not robust. They did the job for 5 years. That's when I noticed a puddle on the floor and suddenly realised there was a slow leak from those taps into the cupboard, hidden from view, and the cabinet was deteriorating at an alarming rate. The plumber was not able to repair the taps,...

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The 5 best sinks to transform your bathroom quick!

OK, it's time to break out of that 'slick white modern bathroom sink' mode and time to inject some colour, texture and character into the smallest room in the house.   Here's how: install one of these beauties:       Mother of Pearl Bathroom Sink: Exquisite luminescent texture, shine and made of natural materials:   Bamboo: bathroom sink Sustainable, textured and robust   Lapis Lazuli: bathroom sink Who cannot admire the beauty of this semi-precious stone Glass: bathroom sink Graduated colour from aqua to stunning cobalt   Moroccan: bathroom sink Exotic hand-painted designs   Find these and many more at uniquesinks.com.au

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BATHROOM SINKS MADE OUT OF GEMSTONES?????

YES! Unique Sinks now carries this most exquisite collection of luxurious décor made of semi-precious stones. Our vessel basins are truly magical with their lustrous appearance. Choose between magnificent MALACHITE with its unique design of glowing green pattern, LAPIS LAZULI with its intense blue colouring, or TIGER’S EYE for its dynamic shimmering effect. They are incredibly special, and give an opulent and sumptuous look. Now, of course, you’re dying to see them! You can check them out here!

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The 5 most popular bathroom colour schemes

When designing a new bathroom, there are multiple surfaces to consider: the walls, floor, vanity, mirror, doors, windows and ceiling. Choosing what to install can be baffling as there are so many surfaces in a small space. It can make the room appear small, or even cluttered if you choose too many colours and patterns. Modern style dictates clean uncluttered spaces, with walls often matching the floor to extend the space visually. Wall hung loos and vanities create visual space as well as make it much easier to clean.Let’s look at some colourful bathrooms that exemplify the modern style, but still inject colour. 1 WHITE Clean, and effortless, white is the obvious go-to palette, and you can inject colour with...

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