You’re thinking of improving your bathroom?
This will not only make your experience in that part of your house better, it can also increase your property’s value.
Or if you’re not planning on selling it’s still a great feeling to be in there and won’t feel like you’re in a horror movie.
It will also be a good idea if you’re having kids to make it safe for them.
Whatever your reason is, improving your bathroom doesn’t need to be a herculean task for your wallet.
Here are some ideas on how to make the john comfortable:
1. Extra Room
To maximize the space in a tight bathroom, you can place built-ins like recessed soap dishes, and cabinets.
This will utilize the available space in the bathroom and preventing a lot of the items from being pedestrian.
Lights can be recessed to make a flat ceiling, it will also make the entire design coherent.
2. Replace the Old and Dirty
Since you’re already doing the renovation, you might as well replace old and dirty sinks, showers, and other furniture.
Invest in high quality bathroom products because they are not only luxurious, they also last for a long time that it’s worth it.
Since it’s a little difficult to change the layout of the bathroom with the plumbing and all, using quality products will add more value to your project.
3. Improve Ventilation
If your old ventilation system is insufficient you can take this opportunity to improve on it.
You can use the appropriately sized window or install an exhaust fan to maintain adequate airflow.
You don’t want to feel stuffy when you’re in there.
We use our bathroom daily, we normally use it more than once a day.
So your floor material should be strong enough to take the activities done there.
You can use ceramic tiles, vinyl plank or tiles, or sheet vinyl flooring.
Make sure that you add non-slip mats or stickers to prevent accidents.
We rarely miss the opportunity to check our face and hair when we’re inside the john, so it’s also important to have good lighting.
Consider installing lights near the mirrors, you can also put a dimmer switch if you want to change the mood of the room to a more relaxing atmosphere.
You would want to make your restroom look spacious, so the color palette must be on the lighter side of the spectrum.
The ceiling, ideally should be kept white to give an effect that it’s at a higher height.
Mirrors are not only there to check your make up or fixing your hair, it can also make the room bigger.
They visually give more space to your powder room by adding light to it.
Most people have more than one mirror in addition to the one above the sink.
8. Hanging Items
Hooks are a great way to avoid placing countertops in the shower.
So it’s advisable to maximize the area to place hooks to hang items like clothes, towels, and robes.
You can place them behind the door or on sections of the room where it’s accessible.
Bathrooms are commonly renovated because it is not the biggest part of the house so it costs less to do the renovation.
Aside from the kitchen, it requires a lot of cleaning and can be a breeding ground for bacteria because of the moisture it keeps in.
Also, there are times when we just want to take a long bath with candles to free our mind from our daily troubles.
Our bathroom is an intimate part of our home so it only makes sense to make it comfortable.