Sanctuary Bathrooms
  • Your shopping bag is currently empty...
  • Basket
Sanctuary Bathrooms
Toggle layout
Different types of shower doors

Different types of shower doors

13th November 2018 It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by choice when choosing new shower doors. There are so many different types and styles available, it can be difficult to know where to start. It’s true that there’s a lot to consider while researching the various screens, doors, cubicles and enclosures on the mark...
Read more
How much does underfloor heating cost?

How much does underfloor heating cost?

11th October 2018 Underfloor heating is a luxurious yet cost-effective way of heating your bathroom. It retains heat better than traditional radiators, is more energy efficient, and feels lovely on your feet. It’s got the added benefit of staying hidden for maximising tight spaces, and it can even boost your proper...
Read more
The benefits of a relaxing night in

The benefits of a relaxing night in

1st October 2018 Summer, it seems, is officially over, and we’re into Coat Weather. The nights are drawing in, and we’re replacing lounging in the sun with cosy nights indoors. At Sanctuary, we know that a bathroom can be more than just a place to get clean – it’s a place to improve your health and happin...
Read more
Shower tray materials

Shower tray materials

For most people, the shower is a key part of their bathroom design. It’s used daily – if not more often – and is likely to be in place for quite some time. So it needs to be durable, sturdy and stylish. That’s why your shower tray materials are such an important consideration when installing...
Read more
What lights should I use in my bathroom?

What lights should I use in my bathroom?

3rd September 2018 All too often, lighting is an afterthought when it comes to bathroom planning. Most of us spend hours researching sanitaryware, showers, baths and furniture. But lighting – a vital component of any bathroom design – is often overlooked until the very last minute. As with any other room, the righ...
Read more
Shower tray size guide

Shower tray size guide

31st August 2018 Since it’s such an important part of your bathroom design – and because it’s likely to be in place for a long time – getting the right shower tray is essential. You need something that’s stylish enough to fit with your bathroom design, but sturdy and durable too. Size is an impor...
Read more
How to choose the best material for your bathroom taps

How to choose the best material for your bathroom taps

1st August 2018 It’s easy to feel overwhelmed where your bathroom is concerned, especially when it comes to bathroom taps. Whether you’re planning a complete makeover, or just some small-scale improvements, you need to make so many decisions. Sometimes, selecting the big items such as sanitaryware and furniture...
Read more
How to install a bathroom TV

How to install a bathroom TV

2nd July 2018 If you are gripped by Game of Thrones or you are addicted to Grey’s Anatomy, you’ll never miss a minute of your favourite programme again with a bathroom TV. This might not seem the most obvious room to host an extra TV, but it’s a trend that’s fast gaining traction. And really, what’s no...
Read more
What Is the Best Flooring for a Bathroom?

What Is the Best Flooring for a Bathroom?

19th June 2018 Flooring is an important consideration when you’re designing a bathroom, but it’s not always an easy one. When choosing a bathroom flooring material, you have to consider safety, cost, maintenance and aesthetic, and each type of flooring has its pros and cons. Here’s what you need to know a...
Read more
Bathroom colour schemes to revitalise your home

Bathroom colour schemes to revitalise your home

1st June 2018 Summer is practically here! As we update our wardrobe with the seasons, it’s good to take a long, hard look at your home. Now's perfect as the sun keeps shining and the days are longer. If your bathroom is looking less than its best, why not give it a new lease of life? New bathroom colour scheme...
Read more
The film scores and TV tunes we can’t stop singing in the shower – and why they’re so catchy

The film scores and TV tunes we can’t stop singing in the shower – and why they’re so catchy

21st May 2018 Britain is a nation of shower singers. According to a recent survey we conducted, 89% of us like to belt out a song in the shower at least once a week. We sing all sorts, from Ed Sheeran to ABBA; from Queen to Bon Jovi. But two-thirds of us prefer to belt out our favourite TV theme tunes and movi...
Read more
The best DIY bathroom ideas

The best DIY bathroom ideas

1st May 2018 Spring is the perfect time to think about sprucing up your home. So this is when DIY bathroom ideas should be at the forefront of your mind. The combination of longer days and lighter nights means there’s plenty of time and opportunity for a new-season makeover. So where better to start than with...
Read more
How to fit a bathroom lock

How to fit a bathroom lock

30th April 2018 With the right know-how, fitting a bathroom lock is a straightforward bit of DIY. Make sure you take your time and follow these instructions clearly. Tools you’ll need To change a bathroom lock, you’ll need a: Chisel Drill Pencil Tape measure Ruler Screwdriver [capti...
Read more
How to remove bathroom sealant

How to remove bathroom sealant

12th April 2018 Over time, bathroom sealant can become grubby and ineffective, so it helps to change it every once in a while. But removing it isn’t as easy as it might seem. Get it wrong, and you can end up scratching or damaging the bathtub, shower or sink you’re trying to reseal. Here’s how to remove ...
Read more
Why singing in the shower could be good for your health, happiness and career

Why singing in the shower could be good for your health, happiness and career

4th April 2018 Britain is a nation of shower singers. According to a recent survey we conducted, 89% of us like to belt out a tune in the bathroom. We sing all sorts, from Coldplay to Cradle of Filth, from Frozen to Fresh Prince. But our favourite is Ed Sheeran. More than one in three of us belts out the Brit A...
Read more
How to install bathroom grab bars

How to install bathroom grab bars

2nd April 2018 Safety in the bathroom should be an issue for everyone and bathroom grab bars can make the perfect finishing touch. If you’re considering a bathroom redesign, this handy piece of kit could be an essential part of the buying process.
How to Unblock a Bathroom Sink

How to Unblock a Bathroom Sink

2nd March 2018 A clogged sink is a common issue that every home or business owner will experience at some point, so we thought we would drum up a handy how-to guide to unblocking a bathroom sink. After all, when managed correctly, dealing with a blockage is easy, but get it wrong and the mistake can be costly. We ...
Read more
How to stick a mirror to bathroom tiles

How to stick a mirror to bathroom tiles

1st March 2018 Let’s face it – no modern bathroom is complete without a mirror. But how do you stick a mirror to bathroom tiles? There’s a huge variety of shapes and styles to choose from, including frameless, magnifying, illuminated, swivel and bluetooth. With such a wide range available, making th...
Read more
How to Save Water in the Bathroom

How to Save Water in the Bathroom

7th February 2018 More and more households are putting an emphasis on saving water in 2018 and what better place to start than the bathroom? According to recent research, the average person uses around 150 litres of water per day in the UK, but don’t worry, we’ve spoken to top industry influencers to bring you...
Read more
How to clean an exhaust fan in a bathroom

How to clean an exhaust fan in a bathroom

1st February 2018 We know it’s not a job that’s top of anyone’s favourite to-do list, but keeping your bathroom’s exhaust fan clean is a vital part of caring for your bathroom and making sure it’s mould- and mildew-free. Heat and humidity aren’t good for your grouting, your décor or your sealant – and ...
Read more
How to find the perfect bathroom storage unit

How to find the perfect bathroom storage unit

17th January 2018 The less space you have, the more important it should be to have the right bathroom storage unit. For most of us, the bathroom is one of the smallest rooms in our home. However, it still has to hold a wide variety of different items, accessories and toiletries for every family member who uses it. S...
Read more
The best plants for your bathroom

The best plants for your bathroom

28th November 2017 A touch of green in a bathroom can bring the space to life – whether it’s a smattering of tiny fauna on your vanity unit, or an impactful tree-like plant that sits in the corner of the room – greenery is a sure fire way of giving your space a welcoming, holistic mood. Why are bathrooms good f...
Read more
How to make a small bathroom look bigger

How to make a small bathroom look bigger

7th November 2017 Space is the ultimate luxury, but most of us never quite seem to have enough – especially where bathrooms are concerned. While we can’t wave a magic wand and instantly triple the size of your bathroom, there are plenty of ways in which to maximise the space you do have available. Read on to disc...
Read more
How to install a bathroom sink

How to install a bathroom sink

31st October 2017 If you’re confident with DIY, you may be able to fit your new bathroom without any professional help. In this guide, we’ll take you through the installation of a pedestal sink. This kind of sink is common, and depending on your ability level, should be simple enough to install. If you’re...
Read more
The bathroom habits that could end your relationship

The bathroom habits that could end your relationship

11th October 2017 Moving in together is a big step in any relationship, it typically represents the end of portraying the best possible image of yourself. Whether it’s messy cooking, accidentally shrinking jumpers, or leaving the toilet seat up – your worst habits are laid bare to your significant other on a dail...
Read more
Choosing the Right Toilet for your Bathroom

Choosing the Right Toilet for your Bathroom

Choosing the right toilet is an essential part of any bathroom, so it pays to get it right. Don't worry, though, we’re here to help you make the best choice for your bathroom, whether you’re after a traditional close coupled toilet, a wall hung toilet or the latest rimless toilet bowls. Cl...
Read more
How to clean your bathroom using white wine vinegar

How to clean your bathroom using white wine vinegar

4th October 2017 We all love a sparkling clean bathroom. Scrubbing and rubbing for hours to get it that way, however, is not such a popular pastime! But help is at hand when cleaning your bathroom in the form of a cheap and natural kitchen staple. Welcome to the world of white wine vinegar cleaning.
How to clean bathroom mould

How to clean bathroom mould

14th September 2017 Black, bathroom mould is a very common problem, particularly in areas around the bath and shower. Mould is caused by a build-up of moisture, so it’s unsurprising that a room with regular high levels of humidity and condensation should be such a popular breeding ground for stubborn mould spores. Th...
Read more
Bathroom Organisation Ideas, Tips & Inspiration

Bathroom Organisation Ideas, Tips & Inspiration

7th September 2017 Nothing brings peace of mind like having a well organised space – and bathrooms are no exception. Recent studies have proved the old adage ‘tidy home, tidy mind’ has some weight, as researchers at Princeton University found that clutter can make it harder to concentrate, and a 2010 linguist...
Read more
Survey reveals the nation’s worst bathroom habits

Survey reveals the nation’s worst bathroom habits

21st August 2017 We surveyed 1500 people about the most annoying bathroom habits they’ve encountered – and what they’ll admit to doing themselves – to better understand how to avoid stepping on any toes while sharing a living space. Whether it’s housemates, family members, or even a partner, 95% of the peo...
Read more
What colour should I paint my bathroom?

What colour should I paint my bathroom?

1st August 2017 Follow the ultimate guide on the top colours you should paint your bathroom this summer: If your bathroom is looking tired and in urgent need of a makeover, a fresh coat of paint is one of the best ways in which to update your décor. There is a whole host of trendy bathroom colours out there, fr...
Read more
How to grout bathroom tiles

How to grout bathroom tiles

24th July 2017 If you’re fitting or renovating a new bathroom, making sure grouting is done properly is the key to longevity, aesthetics, and quality of the finished tiling job. After the difficulty of fitting your bathroom floor and wall tiles, putting time and attention into the grouting can help you complete ...
Read more
Vintage bathroom ideas and inspiration

Vintage bathroom ideas and inspiration

6th July 2017 Vintage bathrooms – retro and heritage inspired décor harking back to the romance and elegance of days gone by – have become increasingly popular over the last few years. For many, the appeal of a bathroom that appears plucked from the past is down to the assumptions we make about those eras...
Read more
10 mind-blowing benefits of cold showers

10 mind-blowing benefits of cold showers

15th June 2017 A freezing cold shower may not sound like an attractive prospect first thing in the morning. After all, most of us relish a toasty warm shower to ease us out of our slumber and get us ready for the day. That said, the school of thought for showering is changing. It seems that cold showers may...
Read more
How to wash towels and microfiber towels

How to wash towels and microfiber towels

6th June 2017 Follow our expert advice on how to wash and care for towels to enjoy softer ones that will ultimately last longer in your luxury bathroom… You’ve just stepped out of the bath after a long soak and can’t wait to wrap yourself up in a big, fluffy towel. But your bath sheets are feeling mo...
Read more
How to remove limescale

How to remove limescale

25th May 2017 Do you want to remove limescale from your bathroom but harsh abrasives and industrial chemicals are off your wish list? Intensive cleaners on the supermarket shelves contain strong chemicals that can be bad for your skin, lungs and the planet. So, let our experts introduce you to the world of stain ...
Read more
Grey Bathroom Ideas & Inspiration

Grey Bathroom Ideas & Inspiration

17th May 2017 According to Google, the number of people searching for "grey bathroom" has doubled since 2012, with an unprecedented rise in popularity among home owners, renovators, and interior designers – but why are grey bathrooms so in demand? We spoke to Sharon Blaustein of New York City interior de...
Read more
How to make a wet room

How to make a wet room

6th April 2017 Splash out on a stylish wet room or walk-in shower with our expert guide What is a wet room? A wet room is a showering space that is fully tiled and can include a glass screen to prevent spray from reaching every corner. If space is tight, you can still create a wet room look with a slim, flu...
Read more
6 Storage Ideas for Small Bathrooms

6 Storage Ideas for Small Bathrooms

31st March 2017 Clutter is the enemy of the small bathroom – nothing eats up space more than having your everyday essentials left exposed or packed into cumbersome boxes. That said, there’s no reason that even smaller bathrooms can’t be full of nooks and crannies that are perfect for storing all your bathroom...
Read more
Bathroom Storage Ideas

Bathroom Storage Ideas

14th February 2017 When updating your new bathroom you will have to make many decisions some easier than others. If you find you are need more storage space for your new bathroom then a Bathroom Vanity Unit is a perfect option. There are a full range of Wall Hung or Floorstanding Vanity Units available. Perfect...
Read more
Out of Sight

Out of Sight

20th December 2016 Hoarder or minimalist? Well, whatever your trait you’ll need some form of bathroom storage. We’re pretty confident that our range of bathroom furniture is one of the most comprehensive you’ll find! Now, if you already have a beautiful bathroom and you’re just looking for a wall cabinet to...
Read more
Not Just Sliding Doors

Not Just Sliding Doors

2nd December 2016 We’d like to welcome you to our shower enclosure world! We supply such a great range with options and choices to suit everyone. It goes without saying that all our doors and enclosures are made with toughened glass and come with a minimum 5 year guarantee! So come on, buckle up and join us on a qu...
Read more
Strictly Come Bathroom!

Strictly Come Bathroom!

18th November 2016 As with most of the UK, we just love a bit of Strictly! So on the eve of the fabulous Blackpool weekend, we thought we'd do an 'ode to Strictly', bathroom style!! Drum roll please......welcoming onto the dancefloor....our Sanctuary Bathroom celebrities! The Bath & The Shower Who will wi...
Read more
It’s all in the planning!

It’s all in the planning!

22nd October 2016 So here at Sanctuary Bathrooms we have all the gear but do you have an idea of how you want your dream bathroom to look? All good bathrooms start with a plan. We have been in this industry for over 25 years so we certainly have the expertise to help you create a beautiful bathroom. But before we can...
Read more
Living the Techno Dream

Living the Techno Dream

30th September 2016 We love to deliver the WOW factor to our customers and to do this we need to stay one step ahead of your expectations and showcase innovation. So with this in mind we’d like to introduce you to our amazing world of bathroom technology. Did you know that there are baths and showers that can...
Read more
All Things Small and Beautiful

All Things Small and Beautiful

7th September 2016 Here at Sanctuary we believe that size doesn’t matter. You can have a beautiful bathroom no matter how small the space is. We’re not magicians, however we can use our many years of experience to create something spellbinding! So! Is it a bathroom, en-suite or cloakroom that you’re looki...
Read more
NOT A PIPE DREAM

NOT A PIPE DREAM

22nd July 2016 As you know we’re a true, one-of-a-kind family-run business who works together to bring you top quality products at sensible prices. We’re never a business to rest on our laurels, so with that in mind we decided, around 18 months ago, that we needed a bit of a brand refresh. We thought we’d...
Read more
Wetrooms – The Ultimate Luxury Bathroom Solution

Wetrooms – The Ultimate Luxury Bathroom Solution

18th August 2015 These days, more and more people are opting for a wetroom system over a conventional shower tray. The great thing about this increased demand is that this often drives prices down. This is good news if you've thought about installing a wetroom into your home, but thought it was just outside of your ...
Read more
Plan the Perfect Family Bathroom

Plan the Perfect Family Bathroom

24th April 2012 Looking for that perfect bathroom suite for you and your family? We all know it can be tricky to combine, a safe and practical bathroom with a stylish and modern design but here at sanctuary-bathrooms.co.uk we may have done all the hard work for you. Our Bathroom suite ranges come in all shapes and...
Read more
Understanding Bath Sizes

Understanding Bath Sizes

16th November 2011 If you are on the hunt for a new bath, either to replace one that you already have or as part of a new development, you will have come across the term standard UK bath size. What if, however, you are looking for something outside of this definition, perhaps a small bath or even a large bath.  Knowi...
Read more

Call Us Today 0113 244 4400

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm, Saturday: 9am - 4:30pm, Sunday: Closed

Trusted ShopsVisa
Visa ElectronMaestroMasterCardPayPal