What’s on your fantasy home wish list? We can’t help with a sea view or a sweeping double staircase but there are a number of desirable additions you can make to your home, even if you are on a budget. The Trading Depot can help you with some popular items that are more achievable.
His-and-her sinks: Men are spending just as much time in the bathroom as women these days. A double vanity basin will reduce the morning rush conflict between you and your partner and bring some harmony to the start of your day. Why not add a LED heated bathroom mirror with a built-in demister pad – the mirror will remain steam free after a shower!
The Ideal Standard Concept Air vanity double basin (E075101). Concept Air with a sleek and slimline design, brings unprecedented elegance to the bathroom.
The Tavistock Drift bathroom mirror with heated demister pad and energy efficient LED backlit lighting system(SLE560)
Digital Showers: Achieve the perfect shower experience with a Digital Shower! They feature a range of options to turn your bathroom or wetroom into a spa! Pre-program the shower to your desired temperature and water flow, and for ultimate luxury add lighting, sound and steam – by touch screen or wireless remote. Digital showers work with all kinds of water systems providing you have a boiler or immersion heater in your home and the Trading Depot has leading brands including Aqualisa, Grohe, and Mira. Click here for Trading Depot Digital Showers.
Aqualisa Rise Concealed digital shower with 200mm wall fixed head, hand shower and remote control (RSDPACK10).
The Rise smart shower utilises intelligent diverter technology, allowing you to switch between adjustable, hand and drencher shower heads with the option of increasing flow rate from any particular outlet.
Japanese style toilets: Toilets in Japan are generally more elaborate and more technologically-advanced than toilets in other developed nations. They are essentially bidet toilets with options for washing, heated seats, warm-air drying, deodorising, auto flushing, auto open/close features and even nightlights! All this can be operated by a side panel or remote control. It’s certainly a luxury that some are finding in high end hotels and want to take the experience home!
Trading Depot offer this indulgent GROHE Sensia Arena Shower Toilet (39354SH0)
The sleek, wall-hung toilet design looks perfectly at home in contemporary bathrooms and its smooth lines leave dirt nowhere to hide. Use the control panel on the side of the seat, the remote control or a smartphone app to control and programme, and let the Grohe Sensia Arena revolutionise your daily bathroom routine.
Hot Water Taps: Do away with kettles and clear your kitchen worktops of clutter by introducing an instant hot water or kettle tap. This great kitchen gadget offers instant boiling water at a turn of the tap, removing the need for the kettle. With a boiling water tap you only use the hot water you require per cup or to fill a pan – making it more energy efficient and creating savings in water and electricity.
Many taps offer boiling, chilled and sparkling filtered water plus hot and cold unfiltered water for washing up. Hot water taps can be an addition to normal taps or a complete replacement with various 3-in-1 or 4-in-1 options. Browse our range for home and commercial use including top brands like Billi, InSinkErator, Franke, Grohe, Rangemaster plus many more.
InSinkErator GN1100 steaming hot water tap (44317B).
At the touch of a lever, the GN1100 dispenses steaming hot water. Ideal for making tea, preparing pasta, blanching vegetables, cleaning dishes – and countless other uses.
Underfloor Heating: 80% of homes in Scandinavia are already heated by underfloor heating and they are growing in popularity in the UK. Cost effective and economical to run, underfloor heating systems distributes heat more evenly and provides a healthier environment for the family. It takes the chill off of bathroom or kitchen floors and you gain instant wall space that your radiators would usually take up.
Underfloor heating is available in two different types and both applications can be used in almost any floor type. It can either be a ‘wet’ system pumping water through pipes under the floor or a ‘dry’ system generating heat through electric coils placed under the floor. Trading Depot has a large stock of underfloor heating products to suit your individual installation preference with top brand names like Polypipe and John Guest Speedfit and Warmup.
We have a large variety of hot water based underfloor heating systems and electric underfloor heating systems. Click here for Trading Depot guides and quotes:
Dog wash station: Not quite as mad as it sounds – it’s actually a growing trend! A low tiled area and handheld shower head can easily be installed in a utility room or boot room where plumbing is already in place. It could mean the end of muddy paw prints throughout the house and a bathroom covered in mud and dog hair. It’s also a less stressful way the bathe your pooch. Build your best friend a bathroom of their own! Check out this great blog on houzz!
Bristan Sonique showers have distinctive angular features with the added reassurance of thermostatic technology. A thermostatic exposed single control mini valve shower with adjustable riser kit and single function handset (SOQ2 SHXAR C).