Coloured bathroom suites are readily available but not in the sheds.
In descending order of price ...
- From designer bathroom suppliers
- From reclamation yards
- From ebay
- From auction rooms
- From the skip outside the auction room* when they didnt sell
~ ~ Anna Kettle, Suffolk, England
|""""| ~ Lime plaster repair and conservation
There are supplies online, but you will pay big time!!:
That's very interesting, thanks. Might even be able to get a cistern with a
decent flush volume(!)
As well as fashiomasters, there are some other reasons:
Easier for the B&Qs to source a bath from one manufacturer and a basin
from another and then sell as a suite.
Easier for you to do the same!
When the components are in different materials (china bog, plastic
basin, enamel bath) it is very hard to get a decent colour match - they
do pretty well in white but you can usually see clear differences in
The market appears to prefer choice in style rather than colour. I'd
guess a lot of us would prefer a choice of four different styles to
having the one style in four different colours. (Although reality seems
to end up with most styles looking like knock-offs of other styles.)
White is not going to trap you into a colour that is not appreciated by
anyone next year (or maybe, no-one except you).
I suggest that you accept the state and try to see how you can cast a
peachy effect around the room by decor, lighting, etc. Not what you want
- but possibly a necessary compromise.
Hypothyroidism is a seriously debilitating condition with an insidious
Steve Firth coughed up some electrons that declared:
I disagree sir.
The peach in my old flat went well with two different colour schemes and
went well with the wooden half-pannelling I put in (which was done in
antique pine). The avocado bathroom suite in my rented house is also quite
Maybe I'll give you the pink...
Well, thanks for the most interesting debate. At least I know it's not me
I'll go and buy a hideous pink bog now so I'll be "in there" come the next
fashion trend; mark my words...
Talking of which - remember when we laughed at flairs, girly hair on young
blokes and skateboards? All back again...
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