What You Should Know about Designing Your Bathroom
Sooner or later, most people will find themselves needing to update or remodel their bathroom. The bathroom is a main room in the home and one that is utilized more than any other. Consider consulting a local pro from Nelson Kitchen & Bath. They have the experience and Know-how to get the job done correctly and efficiently. Here are some of the starting points to a bathroom remodel:
Measurements are a big deal. You simply must know your measurements before you begin. How much space do you allow for a toilet? How much space does the tub require? Where will you want your lighting and is there enough cable to install it there? Will you need to build or remove any internal walls? How much room will you need for shower doors? Will you need sliding shower doors? Will you need a corner sink to allow for more space?
If you are unsure of the plans, measurements, and needed building materials, this is the time to consult a contractor or professional designer. You can not continue without this knowledge. Once you have a complete set of plans and you understand them, then you can purchase materials and begin the job.
Hide the toilet
You do not want to see the toilet as soon as you walk into the bathroom. You can hide it with a partial wall or built in hutch. You can build a water closet around it or move it to a different location in the room.
The sink area is vastly important
The most beautiful part of most bathrooms is the vanity, faucet, and sink area. This is where you will splurge a little. Do not limit your choices by only looking at home supply stores. Transform your bathroom with quality and beauty you can find at places like Maestro Bath. A unique faucet draws the eye and gives your bathroom class and personality. This is your chance to put your brand on your work.
You have Tub Options
Many people think they only have two options with a bathtub. They believe they can have the standard size or very large. If you have a small bathroom, that limits you considerably. But more manufacturers are making a small tub for that very reason. The styles are beautiful and your bathroom will look chic. Ask about tiny tub options from your bathroom supplier.
Vanities are not just for looks
Be sure to choose the right vanity for use (not just for looks). A vanity that is too large takes up too much space, leaving you cramped. A vanity that is too small, is difficult to use. Consider a vanity that has more height rather than width. Before you buy a vanity make sure it is more than eye candy.
Leave some of the vintages
Before you begin ripping tile off the walls, know what you have and how it was installed. If you have very old tile, there may be layers and wire mesh under it, making removal more work than it is worth. Instead, leave the vintage tile and design your room around it. Add some art, trim, and color to the room to pull the eye away from the vintage tile, update the lighting to focus on another area such as the vanity. Use your imagination and go with your creative flow.
Do your homework and know what you are getting into before you take a sledgehammer to the master bath. You can do it, just take your time and use guidance from your local professional at Nelson Kitchen & Bath.