The Office of National Statistics found we spend nearly £30 billion a year on home improvements in the UK, that’s £43 million a week. In commercial terms, adding an extra bathroom or shower room can boost your home’s value by a up to 5%, equating to nearly £15,000 on the average home. The report also reveals multi-generational households are the fastest growing household type recorded over the last decade, increasing by 42% since 2007.
However, space is still limited. House-builders are reducing floor space in new homes and when it comes to re-furbishment, new bathrooms have to adapt to accommodate more awkward shapes and sizes. Designing a luxurious, versatile showering space is challenging. Helping the process manufacturers are offering variety of solutions, from space-saving enclosures to chic panels. When it comes to floors customisable trays that can be cut to fit make life easy for designers and installers.