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Take a look through our news and blog articles. Here you’ll find information about our latest news and offers as well as informative articles where we discuss everything and anything to do with our specialist subjects of tiles, kitchens and bathrooms.



Top Tips for Designing a Family Friendly Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home and a place where many families spend much of their time together. In a busy household, the kitchen has a number of functions and often doubles as a place to socialise as well as prepare food. For families with young children, it’s important to design a kitchen […]

Jay-Jaye White, October 11, 2019

Shower enclosures – Choosing the right one for your bathroom

At New Image, we know that choosing the right shower enclosure for your bathroom can be a difficult task, especially when there are so many options on the market. That’s why we have a team of bathroom design experts on hand to help guide you through the process and help you select a product that […]

New Image Tiles, September 12, 2019

Top 5 things to consider when planning your bathroom

A bathroom renovation is not just about adding value to your property, it is an investment in your health, wellbeing and comfort. To help you plan your bathroom revamp or overhaul, we’ve enlisted the help of our our bathroom design expert, Angela. Angela has more than 15 years experience in the design and construction industry […]

Angela McCann, August 27, 2019

7 Reasons to Shop at New Image Tiles

With the growth of national superstores and online shopping, it can be easy for customers to overlook independent retailers. Despite the expertise, product range and level of the service they offer many people choose to opt for a better-known brand. As a local family business we are keen to stand up and support the local […]

New Image Tiles, August 6, 2019

New Image Celebrates 30 Years in Business

2019 marks 30 years since New Image Tiles, Kitchens and Bathrooms first started trading. It doesn’t seem possible the business Steve Cobb started in 1989 is now celebrating its 30th anniversary.

New Image Tiles, July 24, 2019

Saving Water – Tips to help save the planet

We are all becoming more aware of the environmental damage we are causing by pollution. The plight of our oceans and forests is daily news- so what can we do to help? The answer is simple – something! Why is saving water important? All the water on this planet is all the water that there […]

New Image Tiles, July 3, 2019

Installation of your new Bathroom or Kitchen

New Image Tiles, Kitchens and Bathrooms do not offer an installation service for very sound reasons. With seasonal trends it would be virtually impossible for us to employ installers all year round. Also the number of tiles, bathrooms and kitchens that we sell in a month is significantly higher than the number that can be […]

Angela McCann, June 18, 2019

Annie Sloan Workshop

What Is Annie Sloan Chalk Paint? Annie Sloan developed her decorative chalk paints over 25 years ago. Its versatility and colour ranges make superb results achievable for even the most tentative of D.I.Y’ers  as well as professionals- if you look carefully you may spot some professionals using Annie Sloan paint and waxes on programmes like […]

Angela McCann, April 16, 2019

Buy Local or Bye Bye Local

Buy local and take a look at the positive impacts this can have. We often find ourselves complaining that our high streets and towns and villages are becoming like ‘ghost towns’ with fewer shops, pubs and local businesses but a plethora of empty properties, charity shops and phone outlets. Our advice at New Image Tiles is to put your money where your house is.

Angela McCann, March 28, 2019

New Bathroom Regulations and How They Will Affect You

Codes of Practice and regulations have changed over the years as new materials and technology have developed and as result of customers needing and wanting more protection from their installers. Most residential customers, however, don’t ever think about these regulations and assume that the installers are fitting everything correctly, which unfortunately is not alway case. Often, it […]

Angela McCann, February 15, 2019

A brief history of toilets and toilet paper

Surprisingly toilets have been around for longer than you may think. As far back as 3000BC some ancient cultures had primitive toilets in their dwellings albeit a hole in the ground that was squatted over that drained into subterranean clay chambers. Around the same time the canny Scots used a drainage system that used water […]

Angela McCann, October 25, 2018

New Image SALE Sept 22nd – Oct 30th!

This September our annual sale is back and set to be bigger and better than ever before! We will be discounting items across our kitchen, bathroom and tiles departments in an unmissable event that comes just once a year. Running from 22nd September to October 30th our sale will take place in our Granby showroom […]

Jay-Jaye White, September 20, 2018

Bathroom Lighting and Mirrors

Light up your bathroom Good lighting is important in any room in your house and it can be vital in your bathroom especially if that is where you apply contact lenses or make-up. If the bathroom lighting is too dull there will be shadows that could hide uneven surfaces and can make skin tones look […]

Angela McCann, August 9, 2018

Wood Effect Finish for Your Home

Wood-effect floors, walls, worktops and cabinets. Wooden flooring had humble beginnings and started life, several hundred years ago, as rough hewn wooden planks that only the wealthiest could afford. Thankfully things moved on fairly quickly and floorboards and parquet has become the norm in even the most modest of homes. With improvements in photographic and […]

Angela McCann, August 9, 2018

New Image Trade Show 2018

On Thursday 5th July from 1600hrs we are opening the doors to all Trade persons. New Image are combining forces with some of the top leading tile and flooring industry specialists to bring you the New Image Trade Show that’s not to be missed!  Here’s a selection of what will be happening on the day. […]

Claire Quine, May 30, 2018

What is a Waste Disposal Unit?

Waste disposal units are a great alternative for dealing with home food waste We’ve known for a long time that waste disposal units are fantastic appliances for disposing of home food waste. However we find that many people visiting us want to know more about them and find out exactly what is a waste disposal […]

Angela McCann, May 2, 2018

April Showers

 ‘Drip, drip, drop, Little April shower, I’m getting wet, And I don’t care at all!’ Showers are on the way out as warmer weather approaches but shower sales are on the increase. It is estimated that up to 90% of UK households have at least one shower installation with 2/3 of those being an over-the-bath shower. Choosing […]

Angela McCann, March 27, 2018

Latest Trends for 2018

2017 is well and truly behind us and 2018 is the ‘Year of the Dog’-So let’s get your tails wagging and your ears pricked with some of the latest ideas.   So what, you may ask, is going to be trendy and new in bathrooms this year?  Good questions to ask are; What will be the […]

Angela McCann, February 14, 2018

Dishwashers – Every Home should Have One!

The UK falls behind the rest of Europe when it comes to sales of dishwashers with only 3 out of 10 households owning a dishwasher compared to 7 out of 10 households over the rest of Europe.

Angela McCann, December 6, 2017

What Tiles Where?

So what tiles are suitable for where? We explore the options when trying to choose the correct tiles for your next home improvement project.

Angela McCann, November 7, 2017

Revitalise Your Tiles

With a little bit of effort you can revitalise your tiles, grout and silicone. There are a few good products specifically for this purpose that are all available to buy from us at New Image Tiles.

Angela McCann, October 4, 2017

Kitchen Revival

Kitchens are the ‘heart’ of most modern homes and with the popularity of open plan living it is where we tend to spend our time interacting with family and friends, but it still needs to be functional.

This room is probably the most expensive to kit out and we want fitted units and trendy lighting and all the latest integrated time-saving, energy-saving appliances and gadgets. So how can you give your kitchen a facelift without breaking the bank? A few changes can make all the difference.

Angela McCann, September 4, 2017

Grey IS the New Black for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Are you all magnolia’d out? Are you fed up with TV shows telling you that you must have everything in shades of beige and taupe? Not sure what to do for the best? Lacking in confidence to stray away from what you know or have had previously? Then fear not – ‘grey’ is the solution to whatever colour scheme ails you!!

Angela McCann, July 31, 2017

Keep Calm & Love Coloured, Patterned & Textured Tiles

With the introduction of patterned or textured tiles a scheme can be lifted from ordinary to extraordinary. The most common are stripes, geometric, motifs and floral, waves and with the latest technology, pictures. Tiles can be effective in any room in a house, not just your bathroom and kitchen.

Angela McCann, June 15, 2017