Best bathroom brands
By Liz Ransome-Croker
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Before you buy, find out what Wickes bathroom customers think of its quality of products and finish, durability, value for money and customer service.
We've surveyed 3,982 Which? members and bathroom company customers to reveal how Wickes bathrooms compare with rival brands, such as Bathstore, Victoria Plum and Plumb Center.
Take a look at each brand's star ratings and customer score so you can see where Wickes sits in the bathroom market, particularly in relation to its budget rivals B&Q and Homebase.
Which? members can log in to unlock the tables below and see how Wickes was rated for its customer service, durability, quality of products and finish, and value for money, as well as to read comments from Wickes bathroom owners.
If you're not already a Which? member, you can get instant access by joining Which?. This will allow you to see these reviews, and thousands of others from across the site.
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Visit our page on the best and worst bathroom brands to see how Wickes bathrooms compare with other brands.
Wickes bathroom durability
We asked customers about the durability of their bathroom suite and its different components - bath, shower cubicle, sink and toilet.
Wickes bathroom furniture
Bathroom storage and furniture are key components of any bathroom design, and can make a big difference to how well the bathroom works for you on a day-to-day basis.
That's why we've asked bathroom owners to rate the bathroom furniture brands they've bought from, in addition to their suite. And not all did well - the top gained a customer score of 84%, while the bottom got 59%.
Log in to see how Wickes' bathroom furniture was rated and visit our page on bathroom furniture to see how it compares with other big-name brands Bathstore, Homebase, Victoria Plum, Wickes and Ikea. You'll also see our advice on how to buy the best bathroom furniture.
Wickes bathroom installation
As well as asking people about the bathroom suites they bought from Wickes, we also asked about their experiences with Wickes' bathroom fitting service.
Which? members can log in to see how it was rated for a number of areas, including resolving problems, quality and finish of the installation and communication from the installers.
Visit our bathroom installation page to see exactly how the companies we rated - B&Q, Bathstore and Wickes - compared for installation.
Wickes bathroom customer comments
As well as rating the brands, we asked customers to give us more details on their experiences - logging in will reveal their comments.
Click through our gallery to see a range of Wickes bathrooms across different styles and prices.
Wickes bathroom services
Wickes has 13 bathroom suites, which are all own brand. They are split by modern and traditional designs, although the majority are modern. It sells a wide range of bathroom furniture and fittings, such as taps and lighting, and decorative accessories like tiles and paint.
For most suites, you can shop by price, delivery options, and whether it's a 'takeaway' item that can be ordered online, or a 'showroom' one that needs to be ordered in store. You can also read online reviews from customers and either download a brochure or have one posted to you.
You can mix and match items from different ranges and price brands to help suit your budget. There is also a free click-and-collect service on some items if you want to order online and then go to a store to collect the bathroom.
Bathroom showrooms: Nationwide - use the 'store locator' to find one near you. Online store details list whether a store has a bathroom display and/or design and installation service.
Planning/design service: Wickes offers a free design service in which someone will come to your home to measure your bathroom. You can then visit a store, where the designer will bring your ideas to life using a 3D planner. It doesn't have design software available for you to use at home.
Wickes has a free design service where someone will measure your bathroom and plan your design on 3D software
Installation: Optional fitting service carried out by Wickes bathroom fitters at extra cost.
Showers: Wickes sells a range of power, electric and mixer showers from a number of brands, including Bristan and Triton, as well its own. It also sells a standalone shower enclosures, screens for shower baths and components for wet rooms.
We've rated well-known shower brands and tested electric showers to find out how reliable they are and whether they deliver on the manufacturer's claims.
Bathroom furniture: Wickes sells a wide range of both fitted and freestanding bathroom furniture, with a number of different configurations and options available.
Bathroom fittings, flooring and tiles: Wickes offers a wide range of bathroom fittings, from shower rails and extractor fans to flooring and wall tiles.