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Celebrating Excellence at the BKU Awards: A Memorable Evening for Hortons

Stage area at the BKU Awards

What an honour it has been to attend the BKU Industry Awards this year! This marks our third consecutive year of being nominated and making it to the final five in three categories. Being recognised by our fellow industry leaders and colleagues is a significant privilege. Join us as we take you through our memorable experience at the BKU Awards, from the exciting nominations to the unforgettable moments shared with industry peers.

Water Saving Tips

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Saving water isn’t just about reducing your water bill; it’s also about lessening your environmental impact. Click read more to find out some simple and effective tips to transform your bathroom into an eco-friendly oasis. 

Bathroom Design: Shower Tray VS Wet Room

Comparison image of a shower tray and wetroom set up

When it comes to deciding between a shower tray and a wet room in your bathroom design, several factors come into play. From personal preference to practical considerations like space availability and budget constraints, making the right choice requires careful consideration.

Shower Ideas: Enclosure VS Walk-In

Example of an enclosed and walk in shower

When it comes to designing a shower space, choosing between a shower enclosure and a walk-in shower can significantly impact both functionality and aesthetics. Take a look as we outline key differences between these two options and provide some innovative shower ideas:

Radiators and Towel Warmers: A Guide to Heating Devices

A radiator and a towel warmer are both essential home heating devices, yet they serve distinct purposes. Discover the distinctions between radiators and towel warmers, essential home heating devices. Learn how these appliances function, optimise your heating choices, and enhance comfort in your living space.

How Important Is Lighting In Our Homes

Gold standing light

Lighting is a pivotal element within a home, influencing both its functionality and aesthetics to enhance overall atmosphere and mood. Discover why proper lighting is indispensable for your living space.

Concealed VS Exposed Shower Valves

Example of a concealed shower valve

When embarking on the design or renovation of your bathroom, the selection of the perfect shower valve becomes a pivotal decision. Two prominent choices that you’ll encounter in your search are concealed and exposed shower valves. Each option has its unique advantages and considerations, so delving into their disparities is crucial for an informed decision. In this article, we’ll delve into the distinctive features, benefits, and potential drawbacks, empowering you to choose the ideal fit for your needs.

2023 Review

Lighting area in our showroom

As the curtain falls on another remarkable year, Hortons invites you to join us on a journey through our 2023 Review. In the midst of a persistent cost-of-living crisis, we’ve faced challenges like many other businesses. Yet, we’ve persevered, pushing our showroom to the forefront of innovation, illustrating how a new bathroom can elevate daily living.

Comfort Height VS Standard Height Pans

Choosing the right toilet can make a world of difference when it comes to your daily comfort and ease of use. In this blog, we’re going compare two common types: Comfort Height Pans and Standard Height Pans. We’ll unveil the secrets behind their varying heights, accessibility features, and even the art of installation. All of this empowering you to make a choice that fits your unique preferences and needs.

Virtual Worlds at Hortons

At Hortons, we’re thrilled to introduce you to the revolutionary Virtual Worlds 3D Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software—a game-changer in the world of bathroom design. Say goodbye to guesswork and hello to a vivid, immersive design experience that brings your dream bathroom to life. 


In the upcoming sections, we delve into our achievements with our commitment to excellence across various domains. From our dynamic showroom evolution, to the industry recognition we’ve received through BKU Awards nominations.

Tips for Looking After Your Bathroom

Here at Hortons we love bringing your dream bathrooms to life. We also know it’s important to share hints and tips for helping to keep your new bathroom looking good, staying clean all while ensuring no damage is done to your new furniture and facilities.