Creating a new shower room can be a challenge, particularly if you are an incredibly lazy man like I am and especially if space is limited.

However, if planned and designed correctly and installed to a high standard, a new shower room may well help to add extra value to your home and give your friends and family something . Here are ten shower room ideas that are sure to inspire you.

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If you have a small bathroom and you’re thinking of spending the half-term holidays changing how it looks, then the next 5 minutes of your life could be crucial.

Various studies over the last 3 years have shown that we Brits have some of the smallest houses in Europe.

Because of this, we are inevitably going to have smaller bathrooms than most.

But smaller bathrooms or not, us British have never been the sort of folk to turn our backs on adversity – oh no, we stare adversity in the face and do what we always do – complain about it briefly and then make the best of a bad job . . .

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For me, Christmas means one thing and one thing only – Mince Pies!

Forget your tree, your Christmas cheer, your presents and your lavish roast dinner, the one thing that pleases me more than any of those things is a scrumptious mince pie with clotted cream or custard – or maybe even both.

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But I have to be honest with you, I never buy them ready-made from the shop – I make them myself, like the mince pie boss that I am!

That said, I don’t have a recipe of my own, my parents always got the shop bought ones (which is why I rebelled), but there are plenty of fine recipes out there in the inter-ether and I’ve put together a selection of them below.

So let’s get mincing!

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November 19th marks World Toilet Day, an international observance introduced by the United Nations that highlights a serious problem – 2.5 billion people across the world do not have access to proper sanitation.

So while you sit there on your porcelain throne, just remember that things could quite easily have been so very different for you and your toilet habits.

To help promote the fact that around a third of the world’s population doesn’t have a proper bog to sit on, we thought we would take a look at some of the most famous movie scenes that feature a seat that many of us tend to take for granted.

Here are our Top 10 Greatest Toilet Roles of All Time.

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Every now and again, a friend comes over and tells you this really strange hack that actually works:

‘When you’re cooking, put the wooden spoon in the hole of the pan handle

Place a rubber band around an open tin of paint to wipe your paintbrush’

‘To heat two bowls in one microwave, stand one on an upside-down cup

Freeze grapes to chill white wine without watering it down’

It blows your mind… you can’t believe you didn’t think of it… you wonder if everybody knows and then you wonder how they even managed to figure it out.

We’ve all been there.

Well, prepare to impress your friends because we’ve compiled a list of some of the coolest bathroom hacks you need to know right now. Bathroom trips will never be the same!

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Have you ever experienced it, when you’re having a bath/shower, minding your own business, submerging yourself in another world, daydreaming about winning the lottery when all of a sudden you hear a grotesque singing noise?

This monstrous, screeching, shrieking, shrill voice…

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There are plenty of ways to save water in the bathroom, from switching the tap off when brushing your teeth to having a shower instead of a bath, so follow these tips to save money and energy.

Saving water in the shower

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Even though the bathroom is the smallest room in your home, the lighting still requires careful consideration and attention to detail. As with other rooms around your home, the bathroom needs a mixture of task, mood and feature lighting to help bring it to life, as well as to help create a sense of calm and relaxation.

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Bathroom lighting is essential for not only creating an inviting atmosphere, but it also needs to be bright enough for when you’re getting ready on those busy weekday mornings.

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It can be costly to call in a plumber to tackle the jobs that you can easily do yourself, and unblocking a sink is just one job that you can learn how to do. So, to help you out and make things easier, we’ve created this step-by-step guide on how to unblock a sink.

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