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The pros & cons of a freestanding bath

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The pros & cons of a freestanding bath

How do you choose between a freestanding or built-in bath for your dream bathroom renovation? We take a look at some of the pros and cons of a freestanding bath.

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Tips for Renovating a Small Bathroom
Tips for Renovating a Small Bathroom

When you’re working with a small bathroom, it’s easy to feel restricted with your design - but small spaces can...

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Why Have Dual Basins in a Bathroom?
Why Have Dual Basins in a Bathroom?

When it comes to designing your perfect bathroom there are a few key decisions to make, including whether you’ll ...

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Decorating Your New Bathroom
Decorating Your New Bathroom

You’ve decided to take the time and make the investment to renovate your bathroom and you’ve got that picture i...

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Introducing Ortho by Phoenix
Introducing Ortho by Phoenix

Phoenix introduces the iconic and exquisite range of Ortho tap wear. Drawing water has never been such a pleasurabl...

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Instead of Renovate, Update: Make a Bathroom More Luxurious Without a Bathroom Renovation
Instead of Renovate, Update: Make a Bathroom More Luxurious Without a Bathroom Renovation

A bathroom is one of the most functional rooms in a home, and yet it's often overlooked during the redecoration p...

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7 Ways to Reduce Your Home Bathroom Noise
7 Ways to Reduce Your Home Bathroom Noise

Of all the rooms in your home, the bathroom is the one room where everyone needs absolute privacy. From the maste...

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How to Light Your New Bathroom: Marrying Form and Function
How to Light Your New Bathroom: Marrying Form and Function

Whether you're looking to freshen up your current bathroom or you're tackling a major overhaul, it's important to...

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Win a Brand New Bathroom in Our Home Show Giveaway
Win a Brand New Bathroom in Our Home Show Giveaway

In celebration of the upcoming Melbourne Home Show, we’re running a big bathroom giveaway, offering you the chanc...

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How to Design Wall Tiles in a Bathroom
How to Design Wall Tiles in a Bathroom

When thinking about the look you want to achieve with your bathroom renovation, it can be hard to decide on certain...

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Join Cook & Bathe at the Melbourne Home Show in August
Join Cook & Bathe at the Melbourne Home Show in August

After an inspiring, fun filled weekend at the Melbourne Home Show back in April, we’re excited to announce that...

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Our Favourite Resort Bathrooms
Our Favourite Resort Bathrooms

What do you look for when choosing a hotel? Great location, a comfy bed, a buffet breakfast... and a truly luxuriou...

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Cleanflush Toilet Technology By Caroma
Cleanflush Toilet Technology By Caroma

Since 1941, Caroma has been providing Australia with both commercial and residential bathroom products. Caroma is a m...

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Five Feature Wall Styles to Make Your Bathroom Spectacular
Five Feature Wall Styles to Make Your Bathroom Spectacular

The average bathroom is made up of the same basic elements - a bathtub, shower, toilet and sink. Yet, given the amo...

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Let Freedom Rain - NX Showers by PHOENIX
Let Freedom Rain - NX Showers by PHOENIX

Phoenix is proud to present a new range of Australian designed NX Showers which will provide an utterly immersive...

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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Doorless Showers
The Benefits and Drawbacks of Doorless Showers

A doorless shower, also known by other names, such as an open shower, roll-in shower, Roman shower or walk-in shower,...

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Cook & Bathe's Faucet Strommen Range
Cook & Bathe's Faucet Strommen Range

Watch Michelle from the Cook & Bathe Flemington showroom highlight our Australian designed and built range of pre...

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Three Tips for Selecting a Bathroom Vanity
Three Tips for Selecting a Bathroom Vanity

Making some updates to your home or building a new house is an exciting venture, and there are many important choic...

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What to Consider When Choosing Your New Bathroom Floor
What to Consider When Choosing Your New Bathroom Floor

Choosing a new floor for any room can be a challenge, but the bathroom floor needs to meet certain specific crite...

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What to consider when buying a bathroom lot
What to consider when buying a bathroom lot

When you’re considering renovating a bathroom, or building a new one, it is important to think about the items you ...

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Planning more than one bathroom? Here's how to stick to your budget
Planning more than one bathroom? Here's how to stick to your budget

If you have more than one bathroom to renovate, balancing your budget can be a difficult task, and you might think th...

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How to Get a Bathroom With a Hint of Glamour
How to Get a Bathroom With a Hint of Glamour

Your bathroom is one of the busiest places in your home. It is the place where you begin your day and it is the p...

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Have a Small Bathroom? Here's How to Make the Most of Your Space
Have a Small Bathroom? Here's How to Make the Most of Your Space

Luxurious spreads in decorating magazines aside, many of us have a limited amount of space in our bathrooms, a fa...

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Why you should choose in an in-wall toilet
Why you should choose in an in-wall toilet

When John Harington – playwright, author and English courtier – invented the first flushing toilet back in 15...

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What to Know Before Renovating Your Bathroom
What to Know Before Renovating Your Bathroom

Finally getting to do that major bathroom renovation you have been dreaming of is an exciting prospect for homeow...

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Master the Art of Bathroom Storage
Master the Art of Bathroom Storage

Bathrooms are often quite small compared to the amount of items we want to keep in them. Even a spacious bathroom...

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Beautiful Bathrooms that aren’t white
Beautiful Bathrooms that aren’t white

As more high-density developments continue to pop up with a standard form of design, there has been an understand...

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The Tiny House Movement
The Tiny House Movement

There is a reason the tiny house movement has increased in popularity in recent years, and it goes beyond an appr...

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Customise your Bathroom with Cook & Bathe
Customise your Bathroom with Cook & Bathe

At Cook & Bathe, we are here to help you find your own personal solution, and love bringing your ideas and design...

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When is the right time to renovate your kitchen or bathroom?
When is the right time to renovate your kitchen or bathroom?

Kitchen renovation, along with bathroom renovation might sound like an arduous project, but it is important to un...

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Bathroom trends in 2018 to get you inspired
Bathroom trends in 2018 to get you inspired

Whether you are considering bathroom renovations, are in a new build or are just daydreaming, there are a range o...

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Create luxury with a free standing bath
Create luxury with a free standing bath

When I think of luxurious spaces what comes to mind is a freestanding bath overlooking a large city. I think textur...

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New Generation Toilets
New Generation Toilets

We all know toilets are not everyone’s favourite topic of conversation but let’s face it, we all need one and...

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Outside-In
Outside-In

It’s time to renovate your bathroom. While it may only be a small space this needn’t be a difficult task. Exp...

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Is an over bath shower a crime?
Is an over bath shower a crime?

An over bath shower seems to be a fairly contentious issue when it comes to our clients. ...

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Replacing taps the easy way
Replacing taps the easy way

Replacing your taps is an easy and cost effective way of adding a touch of style to your basin. Here’s a basic gu...

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Save space in the bathroom
Save space in the bathroom

Saving space in the bathroom is a common problem that many of our clients face when embarking on their renovations....

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How to add personal style to your bathroom vanity
How to add personal style to your bathroom vanity

If you’re bored with the standard run of the mill bathroom finishes and are looking to inject a bit of style and ...

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How to choose a bath you will actually use
How to choose a bath you will actually use

If you’re anything like the rest of us you love to soak in a beautiful deep tub filled with bubbles and luxuriate...

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What is a luxury bath really worth?
What is a luxury bath really worth?

There’s no denying it, a gorgeous and inviting

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A Few Things You Didn't Know About Bathtubs
A Few Things You Didn't Know About Bathtubs

We all know bathtubs are a great way to soothe away aches and pains, so today I thought I’d cover off a few things ...

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Top 5 Bathroom mistakes as spotted by Cook & Bathe
Top 5 Bathroom mistakes as spotted by Cook & Bathe

In my line of work I deal with people who are renovating bathrooms on a daily basis and this is a job that I truly ...

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The Benefits of Ascot Bathroom Vanities
The Benefits of Ascot Bathroom Vanities

I have no doubt that you’re all aware of the importance of a bathroom vanity. Not only is t...

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Coloured Faucet finishes taking over
Coloured Faucet finishes taking over

Faucet Strommen, designers and builders of luxury tapware and bathroom accessories have answered a few questions a...

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Metallics are not just for tapware
Metallics are not just for tapware

Contemporary accents such as metallics are providing a perfectly understated opulence this season. So to bring a ...

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