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Welcome to the Ideas and Inspiration section of the Bathroom Compare website.

The Ideas stage is often the most fun and here we've brought together the best ideas and inspiration to help you find your dream bathroom. Because there's so much to think through, we've provided a range of guides to help you understand everything from the materials and finishes available, through to finding the right type of bathroom for your home.

Bathroom Design Ideas

Whether you are planning a luxurious master en-suite or a practical family bathroom, a good design needs to balance function, style, space and quality. Achieving the perfect balance is key in order to get the bathroom you really want and the bathroom you’re going to live with over the next few years.

Bathroom Models Explained

The comparisons we make and the prices we publish on Bathroom Compare are based on seven model bathrooms: a Cloakroom, 3 Piece Bathroom, 4 Piece Bathroom, Shower Room Bathroom, Shower Room, Ensuite Shower Room & Accessible Bathroom. Our model bathrooms include all of the components required and the prices shown therefore provide a good indication of the retail prices you will pay today for that style of bathroom.

Bathroom Quality Explained

After choosing the perfect style, the next decision is what level of quality you require. We have broken these down into four options: Entry, Entry Plus, Mid Range & Premium. Here we explain more about the quality levels and what they mean in terms of bathroom suites and components.

Understanding Bathroom Function

We all know that the main function of a bathroom is for personal hygiene and to store cleaning products and toiletries. However, more than that, a bathroom can be both an energising zone as well as a sanctuary – a space to get ready for the day ahead or to unwind and relax in the evening. But what about the practical functions of each of the various elements of your new bathroom such as basins baths, showers and toilets?

Latest Trends

Here we consider the latest trends and show you that whatever your taste, budget or space constraints, there's a design that's going to be perfect for you.

Need More Ideas & Inspiration?

We're constantly adding new pictures and ideas to Pinterest and Houzz is a great source for checking out the latest designs and styles. Most of the bathroom retailers also have galleries of bathroom products to give you some great ideas of how your bathroom could look.

Download Brochures

If you're still looking for ideas and inspiration then why not download one of the retailers brochures. As well as providing inspirational images of their bathroom ranges, they contain really useful information on their installation services and product guarantees..