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Public Toilets around the World - Toilet Types - Local Names & Charges

Public Toilets around the World - Toilet Types - Local Names & Charges

Having experienced the upsides and downsides of using Public toilets at different destinations, we have put together a toilet guide which every traveller can use. The guide includes an Interactive Map, which can help you identify the local names for the Toilet, along with Public Toilet Charges. Sometimes toilets in different countries may be free in shopping malls, food chains or in a particular city while in others they may carry a small fee for use.

55 Blue Bathroom Remodelling Ideas

55 Blue Bathroom Remodelling Ideas

Innovative design, excellent functionality, good ergonomics and ease of use are what make the ideal tap. Exploring new innovative ideas is always on our agenda at QS Supplies. Having in the past come up with some brilliant bathroom concepts, QS Supplies take it a bit further this time around. Our design experts have collaborated with Beo Bathrooms and created taps that will enhance your homes in future and personalize the user experience.

Design Your Custom Tap with Your Name Engraved

Design Your Custom Tap with Your Name Engraved

Innovative design, excellent functionality, good ergonomics and ease of use are what make the ideal tap. Exploring new innovative ideas is always on our agenda at QS Supplies. Having in the past come up with some brilliant bathroom concepts, QS Supplies take it a bit further this time around. Our design experts have collaborated with Beo Bathrooms and created taps that will enhance your homes in future and personalize the user experience.

79 Green Bathrooms Design Ideas

79 Green Bathrooms Design Ideas

In December last year, Pantone Color Institute declared Greenery as “Color of the Year” 2017. Greenery is a zesty yellow-green shade that is symbolic of nature in all its glory. Fresh, real, alive and lush! Colour manufacturers and designers make inspired choices from nature’s palette and the popular sentiment of the masses. When we crave unity with nature but can’t get to the forest, then do the next best thing; bring the forest home.

History Of Heating

History Of Heating Timeline

Most modern-day conveniences are often taken for granted without giving thought to the inspirations, sweat, blood, hours of toil that went into building these wonder gadgets before they evolved to their modern-day formats. Heating today has become as simple a process as flipping a switch, setting the temperature and enjoying the benefits of a warm, welcoming ambience. But things weren’t as easy for our forefathers who braved and battled winters with whatever was available to them. It has been a long journey of continuous human endeavour that has made heating so reliable and easily accessible to everyone.

Concept Taps

Concept Taps by QS Supplies

Innovation and technical excellence are the driving forces in every business and key to staying alive in a highly competitive environment. Plenty of research is carried out by manufacturers to create products that are brilliant in every aspect and also easily recognizable amongst users. QS Supplies is the largest independent retailer of bathroom products across UK and Ireland and have come up with some smart and future-ready tap concepts that have the right blend of ingredients to create a storm in the taps market.

Colours Of 2017

Colour of The Year 2017 - By Top 100 Interior Designers!!!

The season began with a good deal of anticipation about the Colour that will wear the crown this year and adorn our homes and interiors. Pantone has already announced Greenery 15-0343, a refreshing new shade, symbolic of new beginnings as their choice. Dulux declared Denim Drift, a timeless and versatile grey-blue tint, as their Numero Uno choice. Sherwin Williams went with the timeless, classic Poised Taupe, while Shadow—a rich, royal amethyst was Benjamin Moore’s selection and Farrow & Ball named Peignoir, a dreamy, hazy grey-pink, as their favorite hue this year.

Weird Bathrooms

37 Weird & Strange Bathrooms

It is common knowledge that on average a person visits the toilet 2500 times a year or about 6-8 times a day. That’s an unbelievable 3 long years in an average human lifetime, spent in the toilet. And just like all other life experiences, bathroom experiences may be good or bad or in some cases unusual.

Take A Quiz

Images or pictures infuse life into any website which otherwise would be dull and boring. Images and text are used to generate and hold the interest of users visiting a website and possibly bringing them back for more. Pictures enhance the digital experience; users love to experience rather than simply browse and read.

Animals And Their Dropping!

Unlike other bodily processes, “pooping” is rarely written about or discussed, except some discrete mentions in funny anecdotes. However, the reality is that all humans and animals both poop; while humans use a set-up called as the toilet, animals follow natural instincts and use the great wilderness. While human excreta ends up in sewages, animal poop seems to simply vanish off the earth.

Radiators as Works of art!!

A bathroom is a perfect platform to showcase your designer and innovative skills and go beyond ordinary or limited. QS Supplies are popular for their trendy, futuristic, designs concepts and have in the past come up with iconic ideas like the Barrel Basin and the Chandelier Shower. With these radiator concepts, the goal was to create a future-ready appliance that can make full use of its designer potential in any setting, domestic or commercial while performing its basic function of warming up a room.

Awesome & Functional Flush Plates

Flush plates are tiny accessories that complete a toilet flushing system and sometimes are the only visible element in a concealed sanitary system. The flush plate needs to be an ideal combination of looks and functionality. It is equally important that you are able to choose from a variety of different designs, finishes, innovative features, and budgets.

Where Does All The Poop Go?

Why is it necessary to treat sewage or waste water? Untreated waste water can have an adverse effect on the environment. Its effects range from chronic ecosystem damage due to oxygen depletion to diseases through water-borne germs that mix with the water. Large sewage solids can also smother river beds or pose a risk to marine animals that may ingest it. This is how wastewater is treated before being released back to rivers and oceans.

History Of Plumbing Timeline

You use your bathroom every day, but have you ever thought about where all this plumbing hardware started out? If you’re like most of us and take running water and toilets for granted, you might be surprised to know that plumbing has a very long and interesting history…

17 Top Interior Designers Share Their Views on Futuristic Bathrooms

The Bathroom industry has come a long way, and modern-day bathrooms have transformed into masterpieces that tell the story of this growth. What about tomorrow? Is your bathroom future ready?

Poop Calculator

Welcome to our Poop-Calculator—a fun way of creating awareness of how our daily habits affect our environment. It helps put in perspective that using paper, such as toilet paper has a direct impact on number of trees felled.

Conceptual Designs by QS Supplies

As one of the leading bathroom retailers in the UK, QS Supplies continues to innovate and improvise on ideas for bathroom products that they previously presented while also adding to their futuristic bathroom design bank.

Toilet Training for Childrens with ASD

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are disorders of the brain caused during the development stage. In these disorders, children typically experience...

15 Things You May Have Not Known About Toilet Paper

In our quest for a greener tomorrow, we are all searching for eco-friendly substitutes for our daily use-essentials, like reusable towels and coffee mugs.

Bathroom Accessories Buying Guide

Wondering what could be the best range of bathroom accessories for your bathroom? Come; let us help you in doing so! We’ll try and make it easy for you!

Buying Guide on Bathroom Furniture

Are you planning to have the perfect wooden furniture that is versatile, attractive elegant and so on?

The Warmth Emanating From A Fireplace

If I were to roughly estimate the number of activities I would have to partake of in order to rekindle a traditional fireplace that uses wood as fuel, the result would be a series of back breaking chores that I would simply not have the time to execute and simultaneously oversee events in my daily life.

Futuristic Showers

We are on a Bath Trek thanks to innovations that add and are keen to introduce new methods which remind me of the famous quote from Star Trek: “to boldly go where no man has gone before!”

Solution For Compact Bathroom

If the title of this piece happens to fit your bathroom description then you must either move to a new house with a bigger bathroom or make well-informed changes to the existing set-up. In hindsight the latter choice would unfold as the wiser solution.

The Many Ways Of Heating Your Home

Revisiting the transition from traditional to condensing boilers: Winter and the weather forecasters appear ominous every year and cause us to ponder over our preparations for the upcoming freeze. While some are confident of it being an average visit, there are others who believe it will be severe. Back in 2005 a law was passed in the U.K. which proposed the replacement of traditional boilers with the environment friendly condensing boiler.

How To Plan Before Bathroom Remodelling

Wondering how to keep a Bathroom Suite modern forever in the rapidly changing times and styles?
Well, building a suite involves a long and expensive process of hiring experts, layout planning, installation of fittings and structures. It also consumes your valuable time which you can’t gain back. Apparently, you can’t indulge in the same tiring process of planning, installing and building, spending massive amount of money on it again.

Walk-In Shower: The Basics

Very often a plan is missing when it comes to our dear bathroom or a clear bathroom, the deliberate use of the word “clear” is to drive home the point and highlight the benefit of having a well-segregated area dedicated for a shower which is the preferred mode of bathing in most households that lead a busy lifestyle. Surely the idea has existed for centuries but the demands on space utility as such was not as intense and equally matched with designing innovation as today which has given birth to the concept of Walk-In-Showers.

Steel Bathtubs

What is a Bath or Tub?
A bathtub, bath or tub is a large container in which water is filled and a person may sit in it for a hot or cold soak. Bathtubs are made out of a variety of materials, like acrylic, fiberglass, enamel on steel or cast iron, and even wood. A tub may also be combined with an overhead shower for a shower bath. Baths are usually finished off with inclusive overflow, wastes and filler-taps.

Browsing Habits In The Bathroom

There are smart phones and then there are ‘smart people’ who claim to use the smart phones. Apparently, it goes the other way round that the technology is now consuming all the time humans had, along with following wherever they go, literally, even in the most private spaces of sanctum.

How to Select Right Doors for your Home?

The entrance door to your home deserves the most consideration and in many cases the biggest portion of the total amount of pounds you spend on all the doors for your home. Why, because it serves three very important purposes. Firstly, the entrance to your home is one of the first things your guests see when they visit your home.

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