Whether you’ve recently bought a new house or you’re renovating, you’ll need to know everything about types of sliding doors for wardrobes. Sliding doors have been taking the market by storm for a while now because of all the good reasons. They save space, make for easy movements, and more. On the contrary, we all… Continue reading The Different Types of Sliding Doors for Wardrobes and How to Choose Yours
Often people are sceptical of wall hung toilets. The main worry people have is ‘how safe are wall hung toilets’ ‘will wall hung toilets ever fall off the wall’. Wall hung toilets are very safe as they are fixed to a frame that is secured in the wall, with this frame they can support around… Continue reading Wall hung vs Floor standing toilets + What is a shower toilet?
Aqualla Luca Bar Valve Kit The Luca Bar Valve Kit is a brass bodied exposed bar valve that comes complete with fast fix brackets. The triple mode shower head allows for a change in flow rate and pressure ideal if there is more than one person in the house using the same shower, the adjustable… Continue reading Choosing a shower? Here’s 3 we have on display in our Faversham showroom
If you’re choosing quartz or granite worktops you get a choice of edge profiles that can be applied. This post gives our top 5 most popular options Bevel edge – sometimes called Chamfer edge Most popular This edge detail is a small 45 degree polish along the corner of the worktop. You’ll be running your… Continue reading Our 5 most popular quartz worktop edge profiles
At Roots we rarely recommend electric showers. For most of our customers, most of the time, other options will perform better. This post will go into the detail of why we don’t recommend them so even if you’re not looking for a complete bathroom from Roots we hope you’ll find this useful. Definitions: Electric showers… Continue reading Electric showers and why we don’t recommend them
We put a lot of effort into our kitchen designs. That’s easy to say but today I’m going to show examples in a room we recently designed, supplied and installed. Let’s skip the parts of making sure there’s a dishwasher, fridge, hob, place to prepare food – they’re obvious. I want to focus on the… Continue reading Design details: Accessible and hidden storage
Safe rules for cleaning your kitchen, based on combining guidance from all manufacturers: Wipe surfaces with a soft cloth If needed, a slightly damp cloth If still needed, a small amount of soap/detergent Things that will damage products abrasives chemicals That sounds simple, right? Well we all know it’s a little more complicated so lets… Continue reading Notes on how to clean a kitchen
Reader: Hey Steve, why is there a picture of a front door on your blog when you’re meant to be promoting kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms? Steve: Because we cover the whole project for our clients, and that included this door Reader: Tell me more! Steve: I’m glad you asked! Rooms that we work on are… Continue reading Why is there a picture of a front door on your blog when you’re meant to be promoting kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms?
Sometimes I think it would be nice if the rooms we work in were simple, and square, and big enough to take a regular size shower enclosure… but then I remember how sometimes being forced to work within specific constraints can bring out the best in us all. I’m sure there’s a short motivational story… Continue reading Shower enclosures for complicated spaces
At Roots we like to investigate products we sell as thoroughly as we can. Steve’s shared some of those investigations as youtube videos and testing if extractors that are built into hobs are effective at removing humidity has been very popular with over 120,000 views. A lot of the comments highlighted how noisy the extractor… Continue reading Testing how loud extractors are – Steve’s latest youtube video