Although it may not seem like too much of a big deal, but if you have to keep nipping upstairs every time you need the toilet - it can become very irritating. As well as adding a massive amount of convenience to your home in a small space, a downstairs toilet can add significant value to your property.
Don’t think you have enough room for a downstairs toilet? Look at airing cupboards, cupboards under the stairs or sections of corridor that can be amended. In this article, we consider some of the most important factors in adding a downstairs toilet to your home, whilst showing you some of the products which make it possible.
Firstly, it’s thought that a downstairs toilet adds approximately 5% onto the value of your home. Making this change a sensible financial decision, rules around installing Downstairs Toilets have been relaxed in recent years too - so there’s not too many hoops to jump through. Usually, planning permission is not needed - but it’s always best to check in your area.
Those with a large space to work with, should also consider adding a shower into the downstairs toilet space - creating the ideal place to get washed when you get in from work, or play! Below, we look at through some of our most popular downstairs toilet and bathroom products - which have all been designed to save space, without sacrificing performance or function.
WC & Basin Units
In some smaller spaces, it may be very difficult to fit a separate basin unit and toilet unit - enter the combined WC & Basin Units. Cleverly designed, these units combine the toilet, storage and basin - making for one space saving piece of bathroom furniture. A number of styles and finishes are available - with one of the most popular being this pack from Eastgate.
Corner Toilet Suites
Another great option for Bathrooms, is a Corner Toilet Suite. These suites feature smaller pieces of bathroom furniture - which have been designed to fit into the corners of your bathroom - providing a space saving solution, whilst maintaining separate WC units and basin units.
The RAK Cloakroom Corner Basin is a perfect choice for downstairs bathrooms:https://www.tradeplumbing.co.uk/rak-cloakroom-corner-basin-1-tap-hole.html
On the Corner Toilet front, we are proud to offer this corner toilet from Premier. The Bliss toilet model, features contemporary lines - whilst maintaining it’s space saving corner design.
If you have any questions about adding a downstairs bathroom into your home, and are wondering which products are right for you - please do just get in touch and we will be more than happy to help.