Bathroom How To Guides

At Soakology we are passionate about both our customers and our products. As most people only change their bathroom once a decade they can’t be expected to navigate the many design changes and technical advances occurring over that time. That is why Soakology have created a pool of beginners tips, general information and instructions for our customers benefit called our ‘How to guides’. These are continually being posted with helpful articles to make your bathroom selection and installation as easy as possible. If there is an article you would like written for your particular bathroom dilemma or you need a beginner's tip for the bathroom please let us know and we will get right on it.

10 Different Things To Add To Your Bath And Their Health Benefits

July 6, 2017

Baths can serve all manner of purposes, from stress busting soaks to lullaby lounges. But did you know that you can actually have a bath that heals ailments or makes you look younger for longer? Take a look at this infographic to improve your future bath experiences.   10 Different Things To Add To Your…
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Your Guide to Silicone Sealing

The last thing you want in your bathroom is water getting into places it shouldn't be. You can prevent this from happening by silicone sealing the joins around the basins, bathtubs and shower trays. Here's a quick step-by-step guide on how to do it.  1) Clean the area  Use a knife or other sharp implement…
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How to Deep Clean Your Shower

The whole idea of having a shower is to come out feeling cleaner than when you went in. If your shower feels like it could do with a bit of attention, then you need to don your rubber gloves and give it a deep clean. Depending on how dirty your shower currently is will depend…
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Creating Your Bathroom Floor Plan

If you are renovating or updating your bathroom, you need to be very clear from the start what you want to achieve and how you are going to reach that goal. An essential part of your plans will be to have a carefully created floor plan.  Obviously, your floor plan will be determined by how…
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How To Create The Perfect Family Bathroom

A bathroom that caters for the whole family – it’s something that many of us dream of, but it’s not always something we feel we can achieve. To work for all ages, both young and old, there are a number of things all bathrooms need. One is space – but that might not be possible.…
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Tiling Bathroom Walls

Bathroom tiles come in all shapes and sizes. In general the large format tiles contribute to making a bathroom look bigger due to having less grout lines criss-crossing the room. Tiles sized 40cm square, 30cm x 60cm and above are considered large format tiles. The use of borders, mosaics and trims can all add to…
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Installing A Wall Hung Toilet Frame

Wall hung pans are becoming very popular in the UK with their minimalist look and space saving advantages as traditionally our bathrooms don’t tend to be the largest room in the house. Installing a wall hung pan frame is actually very easy once you know how. Although there are many brands selling these frames Geberit…
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How To Reseal And Silicone Around A Bath

One of the most common places that leaks occur in a bathroom is around the bath tub. Very often there is an issue with the original installation of the bath, if the bath wasn’t filled with water before being batoned and tiled in during the original installation then the bath will be able to move…
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Repairing A Bath Chip

Steel baths can be terrifically hardy and resistant to wear and tear but over time, and particularly in rental properties, chips can occur. Having a chipped bath does not necessarily mean that you have to go out and spend a fortune on a new one, instead you could choose to resurface the area where the…
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Installing A Bath Screen

One of the great developments of the past decade is strong, reliable and affordable bath screens so that the bath can comfortably serve a dual purpose. No longer are shower curtains, for many the bane of this experience, the only option. Bath screens offer a much more robust solution to add to your bathroom instead…
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Fitting Or Installing A Pair Of Taps

Although the modern mono-block mixer tap has outstripped the pair of taps in popularity, there are still a large minority of installations that require the fitting of a pair of taps. Some people still prefer the ability to run scalding hot water rather than the heat limited mixed water, which is potentially dangerous particularly when…
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