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Accessible shower solutions for residents in Granby Care Home

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Granby Care Home Impey Accessible shower solution

The Granby Care Home in Harrogate provides residential, nursing and respite care across a high-specification 78-bedroom property, housed in an impressive 18th century former hotel. After recently undergoing extensive refurbishment, each of the ensuite rooms at The Granby offers accessible shower solutions for residents to use with or without assistance. Impey’s LevelDec wetroom floor formers […]

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Wet room or shower enclosure, which is best for your project?

Matt Toms, Product Development Manager at Impey Showers discusses which is best for your project.  Innovation has meant wetrooms are now more reliable and easier to create than ever, while shower enclosure options offer an alternative solution – with this range of choice just how do you go about choosing what is best for your […]

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What is a wetroom?

A wetroom is a walk-in shower area, which is level with the surrounding floor. However, the actual floor of the shower area inclines gently towards the drain both to ensure the water flows away efficiently and also to help contain the water, preventing it from migrating into the rest of the bathroom.

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What is the minimum size for a wet room?

While there is not a specific minimum size for a wetroom, the smallest floor former produced by Impey measures just 800mm x 800mm which means the design benefits of wetrooms can be introduced into the most confined spaces. If there is such a thing as an absolute ‘minimum’ then it is around that size.

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Can anyone have a wetroom?

Yes, versatile and practical, wetrooms can be adapted to the size of space you’ve got available. They’re not limited to bathrooms either – the waterproofing products and techniques can even be used to create wash-down areas in boot rooms, for example, so you can rinse off muddy shoes or dogs and avoid treading dirt through […]

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Why have a wetroom?

According to the National Association of Estate Agents, a wetroom is now much coveted by house buyers, and the trend to upgrade bathrooms in the residential market shows no signs of abating. Wetrooms can be installed in old properties, or new builds, even multi-storey apartment towers with unbreachable floors.

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