Wet rooms are becoming increasingly more popular here in the UK, here are our top tips on how to create the perfect wet room! Wet rooms are a great, contemporary upgrade to your bathroom, the perfect way to add luxury, functionality, and uniqueness to your bathroom. A wet room bathroom allows greater freedom within your bathroom space, without the risk of water damage! Transforming your bathroom may sound like an expensive task, however with the correct products can be completed with cost in mind!
The main requirement in creating a wet room is in waterproofing your bathroom with a waterproof membrane, this will protect your house from leakages.
The perfect product for this is the Impey Aqua Systems – Waterguard Floor Membrane kit. This Impey Aqua kit is perfect for protecting your house from water damage and comes with internal and external corners and sealant.
Choosing the right shower enclosure is important
It is important to plan your wet room in advance, so we recommend that you don’t rush the design.
A statement shower head makes a great main feature, so make sure you choose the right style and size to suit your bathroom.
If you are looking for a frameless shower enclosure, Merlyn Shower Enclosures or a Kohler Daryl walk in Shower Panels are the go to brands!
Merlyn Showers offer impressive spacious enclosures/ side panels with toughened safety glass. Allowing an enjoyable showering experience, with a minimalist design – perfect for wet rooms!
Kohler Daryl Showers are one of the biggest shower enclosure brands. Kohler offers an extensive range of shower enclosures, including frameless walk in shower panels/enclosures.
Kohler Daryl Shower Enclosures all have thick safety glass doors and panels, offering the perfect solution if you are looking for that minimalist touch.
Statement shower head and controls
If you have chosen a minimalist shower enclosure for your wet room bathroom, then it is important to include stand out features. A perfect feature includes a large overhead shower head.
There are many designer feature shower heads on the market. From brands such as Hansgrohe, VADO, and Keuco.
VADO and Keuco have a range of shower heads, so looking around to find your style is recommended. Shower heads with an extended arm provide a great feature piece for your minimalist bathroom. VADO and Keuco who provide a shower head & arm with a traditional look, whilst Hansgrohe offer super modern alternatives.
A Hansgrohe Shower head would be the perfect solution for a modern bathroom, due to the design, but also because the Hansgrohe Raindance Rainmaker model includes lights. A great additional feature to your luxury bathroom.
Hansgrohe also provides some excellent options for shower controls/mixers. Their range consists of concealed installation. Resulting in a minimalist design, to go with your theme.
A large mirror can make the smallest of bathrooms seem larger and brighter than they are, there is a great selection of mirrors available, some with added features; such as LED lighting, heating elements, or doubling up as a mirror cabinet.
Here is a selection of mirrors that you should check out:
- Keuco - Edition 11
- Keuco - Elegance Light Mirror
- HIB - Epic
These mirror ranges all have additional extras such as shaver sockets, steam free, and low energy LED illumination and sensor switches.
There are so many options available to choose from when creating and designing your perfect wet room, it is completely subjectable and mainly personal preference.
Contact Bathrooms Direct Yorkshire
If you are looking to create an exclusive wet room in your house, we can help you do that! Our specialist team will be more than happy to talk through your design and functionality options. Contact us today, and one of our representatives will be with you shortly, or call us on 01226 770383! We look forward to hearing from you!