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3 ways to add value to your ensuite

Monday, February 25th 2019

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Your ensuite is one of the hot spots of your home. Here’s three ways to add value to your bedroom’s retreat.

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Ensuites are an integral part of the daily routine, so it’s essential they’re designed thoughtfully. When you’re thinking about renovating, there are a few simple design choices that will increase your ensuite’s value, and help you create a room that’s both more practical and more satisfying to spend time in.

Practical Storage

The most essential part of your ensuite’s design is sufficient storage. The ensuite is one of the home’s hot spots, and you want to have enough space for all the products and appliances you might need. Don’t waste your wall space. A mirror cabinet ensures that your mirrored surface provides more than one way to be practical. Look for a product like the ADP Medina Shaving Cabinet – its adjustable shelving allows you to personalise your storage to the exact layout that you desire. Expert Shaynna Blaze says face height storage is perfect for hiding messy items.

Ensuites are often used by more than one person at a time, so it makes sense to cater to multiple users. Consider a generous vanity that accommodates double basins, like a Kado Lux Wall Hung Double Drawer Vanity, which provides ample space for two users and four drawers for storage.

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Enhance Your Space

Your ensuite is often slightly smaller than your main bathroom. When space is at a premium, it’s important to use every available surface and make space-saving choices when possible. If you’re looking to create a feeling of spaciousness, wall hung products such as wall hung vanities are the best option. They create the illusion of space, while allowing for ease of cleaning below. Choose a wall hung vanity to easily open up your ensuite.

A toilet suite can take up a big portion of your ensuite’s floorspace. Consider a wall hung pan like the American Standard Acacia E, which will instantly make your room appear larger, as well as more easy to clean. Pair it with an in-wall cistern and the slim Geberit Sigma Dual Flush Plate for a clean look. Remember that an in-wall cistern is much easier to install with a new build, so consult your plumber for advice before purchase.

Make a Statement

You’ve got plenty of storage and your ensuite feels open and free - what’s missing? Your statement piece. An ensuite should be a wellness zone for restoration and relaxation. Making your wet zone the statement of your ensuite is a natural choice, but this will vary depending on your space and personal preference. Build an invigorating and indulgent showering experience with a GROHE SmartControl Concealed Thermostatic Mixer and matching GROHE Rainshower SmartActive Shower. Set and forget your preferred temperature for both the ultimate convenience and increased water safety. 

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If you prefer a reclining refreshment, you don’t need much space to add the elegant and relaxing Kado Lux Petite Freestanding Bath. A moody black and white will certainly make a statement, but there’s also a more conventional white finish.  

Check out 4 products that will add value to your main bathroom to get the most out of your bathroom spaces.

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