Buying Guides

Confused about what you need and which products are the best? These buying guides will help

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Toilet Seat Buying Guide

You might think choosing a new toilet seat is easy, but when you're confronted with the endless style and colour choices you might find yourself not knowing where to look. That’s why we’ve come up with this handy toilet seat buying guide to answer all your questions.

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Bathroom Accessories Buying Guide

Bathroom accessories are a fantastic way to bring storage and style, so we've put together a guide to tell you about all the accessories that you can get!

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Which Basin Waste do I Need?

If you’re like me then you may be wondering what exactly is a basin waste and what are the different types?

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Vanity Unit Buying Guide

With so many different vanity unit options available, we've put together a handy buying guide to help you choose the right vanity unit for your bathroom.

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Designing an Accessible Bathroom

Whether you need a little help getting in and out of the shower or you’re a wheelchair user who needs a fully accessible shower you might be wondering where do I start? How do I know which product is best for me? Well, that’s why we have created an in-depth guide about the things to consider when designing an accessible bathroom.

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Shower Trays Buying Guide

This shower trays buying guide has been put together to cover the different types of shower trays available to help you choose which is best for you.

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Things to Consider When Buying a Kitchen Sink

This guide will cover the important things you should consider when choosing your new kitchen sink.

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Shower Enclosures Buying Guide

A shower is a key cornerstone of a bathroom but you can take it a step further with a shower enclosure. So, what are they? Plumbworld explains everything.

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How Much is a New Bathroom?

When looking to get a new bathroom, cost is the most important factor. So, how much is a new bathroom? Plumbworld answers this question in our new guide.

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Towel Radiator Guide

If you want a warm bathroom and towels in a traditional decor, a modern towel rail won't match. Plumbworld explains everything about towel radiators.

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Bath Shower Screen Buying Guide

Have a shower over your bath and want to do away with a curtain? You’ll need a shower screen. What are they? Plumbworld explains everything in our guide.

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Designer Radiator Buying Guide

If you want to make a statement and have a break from standard radiators, designer radiators are for you. But what are they? Plumbworld is here to help.

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Radiator Covers Buying & Fitting Guide

If you have tired-looking radiators or want extra shelf space, a radiator cover is what you need. But what are they? Plumbworld is here to explain.

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Smart Thermostat Guide

You may have heard of them or may have been recommended them, but what are smart thermostats? Plumbworld explains everything in our smart thermostat guide.

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Shower Pumps: Guide to Buying and Fitting

If you have low water pressure, a shower pump will increase the force of your shower. But what are they and how do they work? Plumbworld explains it all.

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Kitchen Taps Buying Guide

Kitchen taps can spruce-up any kitchen as a replacement or in a renovation, but what do you need to know? Plumbworld explains it all in our buying guide.

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Kitchen Sink Buying Guide

A kitchen sink is one of the key elements of a kitchen. But buying one can be tricky. Plumbworld is here to help with our kitchen sink buying guide.

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Underfloor Heating Complete Guide

For home heating, underfloor heating is the most luxurious, but what is it and how does it work? Let Plumbworld explain everything with our complete guide.

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Waterfall & Drencher Shower Buying Guide

If you want luxury and a relaxing shower experience in your bathroom, you'll need a waterfall shower. Read Plumbword's buying guide to find out more.

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Wood Burning Stove Buying Guide

For heating your favourite room, a wood-burning stove can do the job with romanticism while being cheap to run. Read Plumbworld’s buying guide here.

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Bathroom Taps Buying Guide

Small details make a big difference in bathrooms, and none more so than bathroom taps. Read Plumbworld's complete bathroom taps buying guide here.

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The Complete Freestanding Baths Guide

Nothing adds glamour in a bathroom like a freestanding bath, but what do you need to know before buying? Plumbworld is here with our complete guide.

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Spa Bath Buying Guide

Want to bring your favourite spa home? Now you can, with our whirlpool and spa baths. Learn about these amazing tubs with our Plumbworld guide.

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What are the Types of Toilet? Toilet Buying Guide

Toilets are a vital part of the home and come in all shapes and sizes; so which is best for you? Plumbworld has made this buying guide to help you out.

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Thermostatic Shower Buying Guide

Thermostatic showers offer constant temperatures and efficient flow. But what are they and how do they work? Plumbworld has made this guide to help.

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The Complete Guide to Bathroom Water Pressure

Water pressure is vital to your bathroom, but how does work? How do you increase your water pressure? Plumbworld has made a complete guide to help you.

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What Size Bath Do You Need?

Buying a bath involves many considerations, from size to type. Plumbworld has made this guide to bath sizes so you pick the perfect bathtub - read more here.

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What are the Different Types of Bathroom Mirror?

A bathroom mirror is not only a must-have, it’s the easiest way to transform your space, but which one do you choose? Read on for our complete guide.

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What is a Digital Shower & How They Work

Wondering what is a digital shower? Or maybe you want to know how digital showers work? Our expert guide has everything you need to know.

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Salamander Pumps eSchool

Salamander has now made it even easier to install their shower and domestic water pumps. Whether you're an installer or a DIYer, sign up to the Salamander pumps e-school training courses to start learning.

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A Guide to Bathroom Heating

We've put together a guide to help you make the right heating choices depending on the size of your bathroom. We cover IP zones, BTU ratings and the different heating sources you can use.

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Do You Have the Right Shower Curtain?

Wondering what type of shower curtain to get for your bath and shower? We discuss shower curtain material, size, style, hooks, and rings to help you achieve a functional showering experience in your bathroom.

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Electric Shower Guide for Buyers

How do electric showers work? What are their benefits and who can install one in their home? Read our electric shower guide for everything you need to know.

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What Are The Different Types of Showers?

Not sure which type of shower to get? We've put together a guide comparing electric, mixer, power and digital showers - find your best option now!

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A Guide to Boiling Water Taps

Read our guide on what you need to know about boiling water taps in your kitchen. We've included what they are, how they work and how to install them.

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Bathroom Hacks: How To Disguise A Radiator With A Cover

Make your radiators as attractive as possible thanks to our adjustable radiator covers. Disguise your unsightly radiators today with Plumbworld!

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Easy Upgrades: The Best Kitchen Taps

A small upgrade in your kitchen can go a long way. In this guide, we show you the different types of kitchen taps you can get your hands on and the huge impact they can have on your kitchen aesthetic.

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Everything You Need to Know About Bathroom Ventilation

Unsure how to ventilate your bathroom correctly? Read our blog post to find out if you really need an extractor fan and the benefits they have for your bathroom's hygiene.

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Guide to Buying Heated Towel Rails For Your Bathroom

To make sure you buy the right heated towel rail for your bathroom, we cover the shape, size, colour, and design you need to consider in our article.

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What Lights Can You Use in a Bathroom? A Guide to Choosing the Best Bathroom Lights

Discover the different types of lighting you can use in your bathroom to set your aesthetic by reading our blog post.

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Guide to Making the Most of a Small Bathroom

Want to maximise the space in your small bathroom? Read our tips and tricks to making your bathroom appear bigger and how to de-clutter.

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How to Choose Bathroom Window Curtains or Blinds

Not sure whether to choose curtains or blinds for your bathroom window? Read about how to combat mildew, design, and fittings to make the right decision for your bathroom, en suite or cloakroom.

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Tiles or Shower Walls - Which Is Best?

Before you start installing your bathroom suite, there's an important decision on whether you want to have tiles or wall panels on your bathroom walls. Read our list of pros and cons to having both which will help you on your way to choosing the right wall covering.

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6 Reasons to Own a Bidet

There are many benefits to owning a bidet - read on to see why you should buy one for your bathroom.

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Choosing Bathroom Taps for a Freestanding Bath

Find out the different options of taps you can pair with a freestanding bath when renovating your bathroom.

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Baths: Acrylic or Steel?

Acrylic or steel? Read our pros and cons list to help you choose the right material for your bath.

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The Baths Buyers Guide

We want you to enjoy a relaxing soak in the bath whenever you feel necessary. This guide is to help you choose the right bath for your style and bathroom.

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Cisterns: To Hide or Not To Hide (that is the question)

Unsure whether your toilet cistern should be on show or not? Read through our blog post to find out what's more realistic for your bathroom.

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Common Questions About Shower Pumps

We answered the most common questions people have asked about the before and after installation of shower pumps.

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How to Choose the Right Kitchen Tap

Find out all you need to know about choosing the right kitchen tap whether you're on a budget, or, have a bit extra to spend on additional features.

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Kitchen Taps to Splash Out On

There's a lot of different kitchen taps to choose from which can make it hard to determine the correct one to splash out on. Read about the different features you can get with our range of kitchen taps.

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Kitchen Waste Disposal Buying Guide

If you haven’t got space for a compost heap in your garden, then you might be wondering how else to dispose of your unwanted kitchen waste. After compost heaps, waste disposal units are one of the best environmentally-friendly answers to waste disposal.

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Want a Little Power in Your Shower?

What is a power shower and how do they work? Read on to find out.

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What Sort of Flooring is best for the Bathroom?

Wondering what different options you have for flooring in your bathroom? Read our article to find out what materials you can choose from.

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The Bathroom Furniture Buyers Guide

Bathroom furniture is usually a must-buy for smaller bathrooms due to the lack of space and not wanting to clutter up the room. Read our buyers' guide to choosing the right type of storage for your bathroom set up.

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Is Underfloor Bathroom Heating an Unaffordable Luxury?

Underfloor heating has always been seen as a luxury addition to a bathroom, but can you reduce the costs to make it affordable? Read on to find out.

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Is a Wet Room a Good Alternative to a Bath?

Should you renovate your bathroom into wet room and be rid of the bath? We discuss the convenience of wet rooms vs baths and the impact they have on resale.