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Welcome to the Kitchen Compare Blog. Here we introduce you to many of the key sections of the website, focused on saving you time and money in the search for your dream kitchen. Don't forget to check back regularly for new posts.

  • 19th Dec 2022

    Easy and cost-effective ways to refresh your bathroom this new year

    With cost-of-living top of the current agenda, many are keeping a close eye on household expenditure. In some cases, homeowners have made the decision to put on hold or even cancel bathroom, ensuite or cloakroom projects, while others continue to press on with original plans building, renovating, or refreshing.

  • 21st Nov 2022

    Use of SMART technology in the bathroom

    As technology evolves our homes are getting smarter and the bathroom is no exception. More efficient and more intelligent than ever before, smart appliances help save time and can often offer savings on water and energy too, all so important as the cost-of-living rises.

  • 7th Nov 2022

    Flexible design ideas – open shelving

    Following last month’s flexible design idea blog featuring the pocket door, this month we focus on open shelving. Often controversial, open shelving is loved by some and hated by others. Are open shelves a great way to house favourite things and an easy way to introduce colour and texture, or a place that easily turns into a dumping ground and harbours dust?

  • 24th Oct 2022

    Flexible design ideas – the pocket door

    Whether you live in a flat, apartment, terraced, semi-detached or detached property, there is one thing that most homeowners agree on – the need for space. Space is key - key for storage, key for zoning and key for privacy.

  • 10th Oct 2022

    Can social media help with your bathroom project?

    Technology and social media continue to advance at a pace. While having access to so many different platforms can seem overwhelming at times, there are many advantages which can be hugely beneficial when it comes to renovating or refurbishing your bathroom or ensuite.

  • 26th Sep 2022

    Achieving the right balance

    There are so many decorative decisions to be made when planning a new bathroom or ensuite. What style do you like? What is the latest look? What fits the space? ….. and the list goes on!

  • 12th Sep 2022

    Improve your bathroom without breaking the bank – Part 2

    As mentioned in part 1, 2022 has been tough on many. Hardly a day goes by when the cost of living doesn’t feature in the news. So, when it comes to planning home improvements the dream of a brand-new bathroom, ensuite or cloakroom may need to go on hold.

  • 29th Aug 2022

    Improve your bathroom without breaking the bank – Part 1

    2022 has been tough financially on many and the next six to nine months look bleak. News bulletins continue to focus on the cost of living so when it comes to home improvements the dream of a brand-new bathroom, ensuite or cloakroom may need to go on hold.

  • 18th Jul 2022

    Several ways to gain an ensuite

    Most homes in the UK don’t have a surplus of space. But many homeowners are keen to add an ensuite bathroom to take the strain away from the main bathroom. So where is the new ensuite going to go?

  • 30th May 2022

    Top Tips when planning an ensuite

    So, you’ve made the decision to go ahead and invest in an ensuite – now the hard work begins!

  • 18th Apr 2022

    Fundamental questions when considering an ensuite

    Adding an ensuite is a great idea if you have the space. Not only should it make life easier, but it should also add value to your property. Property experts recommend that a home has one bathroom for every two to three bedrooms, so if you need another bathroom and space is at a premium, an ensuite is the way to go.

  • 28th Mar 2022

    What’s big in bathrooms in 2022? Part 2

    As mentioned in our previous blog, home interior design trends are a constantly moving feast. Bathrooms are worth a makeover just as much as bedrooms, living spaces and kitchens and with a little effort can easily be brought up to date in line with current trends.

  • 14th Mar 2022

    What’s big in bathrooms in 2022? Part 1

    Home interior design trends are a constantly moving feast. Wander into any showroom or retailer and you’ll immediately be aware of the latest colours and textures when it comes to our living spaces – whether that’s botanical fabrics, blush pink cabinets, brass accessories, or black decorative hardware. When it comes to interior design trends, reception rooms, bedrooms, and kitchens spring to mind, however, the bathroom is no stranger to following fashion (see December 2021 blog – Bathroom trends over time).

  • 14th Feb 2022

    Key ingredients to create a spa-style bathroom

    We all deserve a little bit of relaxation from time to time and a luxurious spa is the ideal place to kick-back and unwind. However, visiting a spa, whether for a half-day, full day, or entire weekend, is a costly indulgence. A far more affordable day-to-day luxury is recreating that spa-feeling at home and where better to do that than the bathroom. Having a spa-style bathroom is a perfect way to ensure relaxation– just knowing that it’s there at the end of a busy day provides both physical and mental benefits.

  • 31st Jan 2022

    Top Tips For Taps

    Whether designing a brand-new bathroom or revamping your current bathroom, understandably the focus is on choosing the bigger items such as the bathroom suite, furniture, mirrors, and cabinets. However, one of the smaller items that can make a real difference to the overall look and feel of the room is taps.

  • 10th Jan 2022

    New Year’s resolution to declutter bathrooms

    Now that Christmas and the New Year have passed, it’s time to look forward to 2022 and a period of new beginnings. A popular new year’s resolution is to make more space and January is the perfect time to get rid of all the clutter that’s accumulated over the previous 12-24months and to make a fresh start.