Wet Room Design Ideas

The London Tile Co.

For most of us the mention of a wet room conjures images of large and lavish bathrooms, big enough to fit the whole family in. But with the right design and products, you can create a practical and attractive walk-in shower in almost any size room.

London Tile’s Essential Guide To Wet Rooms

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There are a number of factors that have contributed to the increased popularity of the wet room in the UK; busy lives create the need for quick and easy showering, an ageing population and increase in multi-generation households require an accessible bathroom for the whole family, and our desire to have a stylish and luxurious bathing space in our own home. These reasons, amongst others, are why so many of us are banishing the bath and opting for an open plan wet room.

How To Create A Luxury Wet Room At Home

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Wet rooms and walk in showers are fast becoming a popular choice in UK homes, and as costs fall and the process of installing a DIY wet room becomes simpler, it’s easy to see why. Some may choose a wet room as a simple second bathroom, or as an option for those who need something more accessible. In the early stages of planning your wet room, think carefully about how you are likely to use it.

What Do I Need To Create A Wet Room?

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Last year over 250,000 wet rooms were installed in the UK, with around 5% of homes now believed to have a wet room overall. A wet room or level access shower room is often seen as a luxury, however it is fast becoming the practical choice for homeowners. million people living with a disability in the UK, plus an ageing population, the open plan design of a wet room makes it the perfect bathroom choice for all members of the family.

Planning a Wet Room in a Small Space

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If you have a small bathroom but rarely use your bath, then a wet room could be the perfect solution for you. Removing the tub and adding a level-access walk in shower will free up space in the room, whilst also making showering much more convenient. Wet rooms are also the perfect option for those with young children or mobility issues, as there is no issue manoeuvring in and out of the shower. Advice Wet Room

Designing An Accessible Wet Room

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Wet rooms are often associated with luxury, however they are becoming more and more popular as an option for those with mobility issues such as the elderly or less abled. We’ve put together some top tips to help you create a stylish and practical accessible wet room. It’s also worth considering these options if you don’t have mobility issues but are planning on updating your bathroom, as an accessible wet room is an attractive prospect to buyers.

Wet Room Tile Design Ideas

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After the installation of the tile backer boards, shower tray, and other wet room components is complete, then the fun can begin as you choose the tile design that will complete your walk-in shower area. Bathroom Tiles Tile Design Tips

December Featured Tiles: Yogi Split-Face Stone & Sheffield Metallic Effect Tiles

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We absolutely love this tile range – it’s got an urban feel that looks great in so many rooms in the home, from stylish wet rooms to modern living areas. Bathroom Tiles Hallway Tiles Kitchen Tiles Special Offers Wet Room

Visit Our Newly Refurbished London Tile Showroom in Brentford

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Orbry Wet Room products. Bathroom Tiles Hallway Tiles Indoor-Outdoor Tiles Kitchen Tiles Outdoor Tiles Wet RoomOur Brentford showroom has recently had a makeover and is looking better than ever. With inspiring displays and knowledgeable staff, The London Tile Co. Brentford is the place to go for modern and stylish tiles. We stock a wide range of tiles for anywhere in your home, and we can advise on extras like waterproofing, underfloor heating, adhesive and grout.

Go Glam with the Glittering Allure Range

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Featuring a metallic effect finish, these tiles will wow in any room. These mosaics can be used on walls or floors, and make a great non-slip area in walk-in showers and wet rooms. Bathroom Tiles Kitchen Tiles Wet RoomAt The London Tile Co.

Ask An Interior Designer: Tips For Choosing Tiles

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Slip resistance – if you are using tiles in bathrooms, wet rooms or externally around a pool area, then you must get to know ‘R’ ratings. Think about this size of your tiles as a larger tile used in a small room makes it look bigger. Advice Bathroom Tiles DIY Tiling Tips Hallway Tiles Kitchen Tiles Tile Design Tips Wet Room

Design Ideas For Shower Tiles

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Bathrooms provide a great space to get creative; you’re not going to be spending large amounts of time in there at once so any bold designs will not be overwhelming, and it’s the perfect room to create different zones or areas as these are already designated by their purpose.

Create zones in open plan living areas

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Open plan living areas are an ever-increasing trend, and one that we love, but sometimes it can feel like you spend all of your time in one room. This will give you the opportunity to create a cozy living room, a practical eating area and a sleek kitchen all within one space. Place furniture within these zones to make each one feel like a separate room, and use different colour schemes or decoration themes to define them.

How To Install Lustrolite Wall Panels

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Advice DIY Tiling Tips Wet RoomLooking for a quick and easy way to add a splash of colour to your kitchen or bathroom? Maybe you’re bored of looking at those old fashioned tiles and want something a little more modern?

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NEW Lustrolite High Gloss Glass Effect Wall Panels

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Available in nine stunning colours, the panels are 100% waterproof – making them perfect for wet rooms, showers and kitchen splashbacks. Kitchen Tiles Wet RoomWe’ve just added an exciting new product to the London Tile website – Lustrolite high gloss wall panels. Sleek and modern looking kitchens often feature high-shine glass splashbacks, but these can be expensive and difficult to fit.

Ageing In Place: How To Make Your Bathroom Accessible

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Taking this into account, your bathroom becomes one of the most important rooms in your house. Using a tileable wet room shower tray means there’s no step, and it gives you the option to use a wheelchair in the shower too, perfect for Ageing In Place. Upgrade your lighting to natural lights that illuminate the whole room, which can be enhanced by using light coloured tiles. Advice Bathroom Tiles Wet Room accessibility aging in place bathroom tiles

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Get The Look: Absolute Ice

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Perfect for adding a touch of opulent Art Deco style to your bathroom or wet room. Get this stunning ice-white look using Absolute Ice marbled tiles and Ardex Brilliant White grout. Advice Bathroom Tiles Tile Design Tips

Turn Your House Into A Home With The London Tile Co.

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With our extensive range of tiles, underfloor heating, wet room products and ancillary products, you can turn your house into a home with products from The London Tile Co. Tile Design Tips

January Featured Tiles: Caress & Destiny

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Simply changing the tiles in your kitchen or bathroom can breathe new life into your existing decor, or you could do something more drastic like adding a tiled feature wall to your living area or converting your bathroom into a wet room. Transform any room with Grey, White, Slate or Black tiles in either 600x300mm or 600x600mm formats. The mosaics can be used to create a non-slip area on wet room floors, or as a feature wall or splashback. Happy New Year!

October Featured Tiles: Concrete Effect Reflections & Malmo

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These would be perfect used in a striking entranceway or on walls and floors in a modern wet room. Whether you’re into cosy afternoons in front of the fire (or Netflix!), long autumnal walks or something a bit more spooky, October is here to satisfy your cravings.

What’s Trending in Bathroom Design? The National Kitchen + Bath Association Reveals All

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Emerging trends A wet room. Image: NKBA “The wet room, using the linear drain, is an emerging trend in the bathroom,” H-Millard says. If you’re not familiar with this term, in a wet room, there isn’t a shower enclosure.

September Featured Tiles: Aquarius & Caress

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It’s also the ideal time to add something like underfloor heating or a full wet room to your home so you can really enjoy these small luxuries when the weather changes.

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April Featured Tiles: Marl Cement Effect & Sheffield Metallic Tiles

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From stylish feature walls to fully tiled wet rooms and even patios, we have a range of tiles to suit any project. All three colours are available in wall, floor and 3D decor tiles that have an almost corrugated look – perfect for use in contemporary kitchens, bathrooms and wet rooms. With both March and the Easter bank holiday weekend (and hopefully that wintry weather) behind us, we can look forward to all the things Spring has to offer.

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September Featured Tiles: Marl & Burnt Oak

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The co-ordinating wall, floor and decor tiles have a cement-effect finish that adds a modern feel to bathrooms and wet rooms. After another typically British summer, switching between heatwaves and downpours, September is here and with it brings thoughts of crisp autumn days and our new Featured Tiles. This month we have two very different, but both fantastic, tile ranges to show you – read on to find out more. Burnt Oak.

Marvellous Marble – Get The Carrara Marble Look For Less

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With a timeless elegance that looks stunning in any room in the home, marble is often seen as a luxurious material choice. These tiles are suitable for anywhere in the home, but look particularly stunning in bathrooms and wet rooms.

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4 Ways To Use a Mosaic Tile Border

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From non-slip wet room floors, to dazzling kitchen splashbacks, mosaic tiles have a range of uses in kitchens and bathrooms. From glittering glass and metal mosaic tiles, to vibrant coloured glass – these tiles can be used in small doses to brighten up a room. A common use for mosaic tiles is to create a feature strip that sits within the wall tiles horizontally, and goes around the whole room – or the part of the room that is tiled.

New Tile Ranges at London Tile!

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Tudor is a great new range of porcelain tiles that can be used for both walls and floors in pretty much any room in your home. These tiles look great when used as an alternative to wood or laminate in living rooms and hallways, but can also be used to add a textured look to kitchens and bathrooms. The Wisconsin ceramic tiles have a worn vintage look to them, giving a rustic ‘shabby chic’ feel to rooms.

8 Ways To Add Luxury To Your Bathroom

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Electric underfloor heating is a fantastic way to insert technology into any room in a home. We highly recommend using it in a bathroom or wet room, as it makes getting out of the shower a little easier on a chilly morning!

Granada Tiles Cluny Cement Tiles Upgrade A Black and White Bathroom

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Not only does this encaustic floor tile transform this bathroom into a place that’s beautiful, a concrete tile floor is also practical for wet rooms such as bathrooms and kitchens.

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Stand Out With Metallic Effect Tiles

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The latest tile trend is one that will add a touch of urban glamour to any room in your home. One of our favourites has to be the metallic finishes that are appearing everywhere; from subtle shimmer to rusted metal, these tiles are cool and modern which makes them perfect for any room.

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November Featured Tiles: Panache & Temple

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These tiles are perfect for kitchens and bathrooms, and can be used on walls and floors together in wet rooms. Another new month is here and with it brings comfort food, fireworks and fairy lights. Many of us will be hosting family and friends over the festive period and want our homes to look their best – particularly kitchens for those preparing a feast of food.

Award Winning Design

As The Tile Turns

This glass enclosed "wet-room" concept is a solution to fitting a tub and two showerheads into a narrow space. We love when our talented clients are recognized for their hard earned work.

Browse the Prism Collection Online Now

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Whether you are looking to update your kitchen or create a fully tiled wet room, we have a fantastic selection of tiles for you to choose from. At The London Tile Co. we understand that finding the balance between style and value can be difficult. We all want our homes to look their best, but unfortunately we don’t all have an unlimited budget.

London Tile’s Top Tips for Child Safety Week

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If you have a wet room, always check that the drain is working properly and no water is pooling where it shouldn’t. NEVER leave children unattended in a bathroom or wet room. While we love a great looking bathroom kitted with the finest tiles from London Tile , we also like to ensure that the bathroom is a safe place for your child(ren) to enjoy a bath.

March Tile Offers

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Use a mix of sizes to create a traditional flagstone pattern, and the mosaic tiles are perfect for wet room floors. March is here and so are our latest Monthly Tile Offers. This month we’ve got four amazing tile ranges for you to choose from. Artisan is one of our best selling kitchen tile ranges. The simple rustic tiles are available in a range of neutral colours, with matching dado border tiles. This month you can save 25% on the full Artisan range.

Granada Tile’s Fez Cement Tiles Is The Welcome Mat In A Colorado Home

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Through wet boots, muddy shoes, flip flops and dog prints, it will retain its bright beauty for years to come. For wet rooms, foyers, patios, laundry rooms or any space that sees the wear and tear of everyday life, consider cement tiles. When editor in Chief Kate Meyers of Colorado Homes and Lifestyle moved into her best friend’s home, she chose Granada Tile’s Fez cement tile to delineate the front foyer and put her own spin on the house.

Interesting Ideas For Mosaic Tiles

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They work perfectly with wet room shower trays and do not need cutting to create a slope for drainage, they also create a clear zone for showering and look fantastic too.

London Tile October Tile Offers

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Use two or more colours to create different zones in open plan living areas and wet rooms. It’s officially autumn, and the start of a new month means brand new Tile Offers at London Tile! This month on offer we have brightly coloured floor tiles, neutral tiles, stunning marble-effect tiles and a great range of co-ordinating textured & patterned tiles – click through for more information.

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PorcelPave New Outdoor Porcelain Paving Tiles

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Porcelain is quickly becoming the most popular tile material for almost every application; from non-slip mosaics for wet room floors, to natural looking wood effect floor tiles. The qualities that make porcelain such a desirable material for the home also make it the perfect choice for outdoor applications. While standard 8-10mm thick porcelain floor tiles are perfect for indoors, the tiles do need to be at least double this to withstand external conditions.

London Tile July Tile Offers

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Firstly we have our Battersea range of brick effect tiles , which look fantastic in any room. From a rustic splashback to a trendy feature wall in a living room, we love the exposed brick look. The Geneva range of stone effect tiles are perfect for wet rooms and bathrooms, as matching wall and floor tiles are available. June was definitely an interesting month, but we’re pleased July is here and we’re hoping for a better forecast.

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London Tile September Tile Offers

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Our Amazon range of slate tiles are available in Black, Graphite grey and Multicoloured – perfect for many different rooms in the home. The matching mosaics can be used as a border, or as a non-slip area in wet rooms and walk in showers. Our new Tile Offers start today, and we have some fantastic deals for September. If you are looking for something naturally rustic or sleek and modern click through to see our latest deals.

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Bathroom Renovation: Fez Cement Tiles in Wills Casa’s Shower Stall

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Plus, as we noted last week, using concrete tile on the floor in a wet room like a bathroom or kitchen is a great idea not only because it looks good, but because it feels good on the feet and is apt to be much less slippery than porcelain tile.

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New Tile Brochure Out Now

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This issue is bursting with new and best selling tiles, as as well information about external porcelain, wet rooms and electric underfloor heating. Echo combines subtle wall and floor tiles with a patchwork-effect decor tile to give kitchens and bathrooms a modern but cosy feel, while the Caress range features a sweeping, shimmer-finish that looks fantastic on floors in any room. Our latest Tile Collection brochure has arrived and we very excited to share it with the world.