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Case Study: A Transformational Bathroom Installation in Glenfarg, Perthshire

By DG Ritchie Joinery Services


Nestled in the picturesque town of Glenfarg, Perthshire, Scotland, a couple sought to transform their bathroom into a modern oasis. They turned to DG Ritchie, a renowned contractor known for his meticulous attention to detail and commitment to quality. This case study delves into the journey from the initial discussions to the final installation. 

Client Objectives

The couple had a clear vision for their bathroom. They wanted a space that was both functional and luxurious, reflecting their personal style while also being energy efficient. Their wish list included contemporary features like a wet wall, a free sink with hanging drawers, his and hers washbasin, a spacious bathtub, and a two-person shower with seating. Additionally, they emphasised the importance of energy-efficient roof windows and optimal lighting.

Planning Phase

DG Ritchie began with a comprehensive discussion with the couple to understand their objectives and preferences. This collaborative approach ensured that the client's vision was at the forefront of the planning process. With the objectives outlined, DG Ritchie proceeded to draft a detailed plan, outlining the materials required, the layout of the bathroom, and a timeline for the project. 

Supply and Material Procurement

Given the diverse range of features the couple wanted, DG Ritchie tapped into his extensive network of manufacturers and distributors. Each element, from the wetwall to the energy-efficient roof windows, was sourced from trusted suppliers known for their quality and durability. This phase was crucial to ensure that the materials not only matched the client's aesthetic preferences but also stood the test of time. 

Installation Phase

With all materials on hand, the installation phase commenced. This was a multi-faceted process, requiring the expertise of various professionals. Decorators were brought in to ensure the wet wall was installed seamlessly, creating a sleek and modern backdrop. Electricians played a pivotal role in setting up the lighting, ensuring the bathroom was illuminated optimally, creating a warm and inviting ambiance. The free sink with hanging drawers, his and hers washbasin, bathtub, and the two-person shower were fitted meticulously, ensuring functionality while maximizing space. 

The standout feature, the two-person shower with seating, was installed with precision. This feature transformed the bathroom into a spa-like retreat, allowing the couple to unwind and relax. 

Collaboration with Professionals

The success of this project can be attributed to the seamless collaboration between DG Ritchie and a range of professionals. From manufacturers and distributors who supplied top-notch materials to decorators and electricians who brought the vision to life, each played a pivotal role in the project's success. 

Project Duration

From approval to completion, the project spanned approximately 3-4 weeks. This swift turnaround was a testament to DG Ritchie's commitment to efficiency without compromising on quality. Every stage, from planning to installation, was executed with precision, ensuring the project stayed on track. 


The bathroom installation in Glenfarg stands as a testament to DG Ritchie's expertise and dedication. Through meticulous planning, collaboration with skilled professionals, and a keen understanding of the client's objectives, a standard bathroom was transformed into a modern sanctuary. The couple was left with a space that was not only aesthetically pleasing but also functional, meeting and exceeding their expectations. This project underscores the importance of understanding client objectives, sourcing quality materials, and collaborating with skilled professionals to bring a vision to life.

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