Bathroom wall finishes include plaster and paint, tiles, waterproof panels, wall paper and even vinyl. And of course in most bathrooms it is a mixture of two or three finishes that make up today's bathrooms.
Plaster and paint surfaces have the advantage of cost and simplicity to update. It is critical that specialist paints are used that are manufactured to overcome the challenges of wet rooms. In area’s that are in direct contact with water a specialist hard surface imperious to water is critical. As with flooring if tiles are your surface of choice in these circumstances then a waterproof membrane is required as whilst the tiles themselves are watertight the tiling grout is not.
Historically wall panel systems came complete with unsightly plastic joiners but in todays bathrooms these have largely been replaced with anodised aluminium joiners or by way of negative detailing with waterproofing behind the joins. Also todays waterproof wall panels come in many different looks from tile look-alike to designer finishes.
If it is simplicity, hardwearing and the ultimate in watertightness then seam welded vinyl wall finshes are the option again with todays modern designs giving this option a far better reputation than the old hospital look alike description normally associated with this choice.
Above is a gallery of just a small selection of different wall finishing solutions in different bathroom layouts to get your thinking underway. We can explore the options further during your in home consultation – just complete the form to the right and your sparkling new bathroom is underway.
An integral component of good bathroom design is the selection of bathroomware and surface finishes. More than ever before we have access to more products to achieve “the look” you desire. Baths are built in or free standing, shower designs are limited solely by your imagination (and budget). Cabinets are floor mounted, wall mounted or floating, basins are inset or top mounting and of course toilets come in all different shapes and sizes.
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