One of copper’s other positive features is that it’s fairly easy to care for. Most of the time warm water is all that is needed to restore a worn-out fixture or lighting element to its former shine. For those occasions that call for a more thorough cleaning skip the harsh chemicals in favor of a gentler cleaner like dish soap.
Except for closets your bathrooms are the smallest rooms of your home that you occupy several times a day. For it being the smallest room unfortunately you have dozens of tasks to accomplish in the space and it still feels too small! To make your bathroom feel larger and to maximize every square inch here is a list of 20 ways to get the best use of space. Best in this article refers to tips that are easy to accomplish and fun to do in the process. See how your bathroom will soon become the most LOVED room to use in the house.
There’s something about the way that light reflects off of copper that makes it particularly eye-catching. For this reason it will soon become a go-to choice for anyone looking to create a bathroom that is truly a showstopper. Consider using it for the focal point of the space like a large soaking tub or consider mixing and matching it with another metal.
Showers in the past used to be comprised of just a shower head inside of an existing bath tub enclosure and that was it. Today showers have come a long way and they are separated from the bathtub to give more space versatility and visual aesthetics for your bathroom. Enclosed showers are enjoyed by many for the added benefit of having more privacy and still looking stylish. Open showers are becoming more popular in bathrooms that need to be accessible for all and they open up a small space to appear larger. Here are the pros and cons of open and closed showers.
Choose smaller fixtures: Believe it or not they make all size sinks toilets bathtubs and shower/enclosures. If space is inadequate in your small bathroom consider replacing a few of your fixtures with smaller ones to gain more space to maneuver. In a small half bathroom instead of using a vanity sink with cabinet below opt for a pedestal sink. They look gorgeous and take up half the space
The ultimate lapse of luxury an open custom built walk in shower with a huge plush monsoon like overhead shower. Where personal identity and individuality is a growing trend so are its effects which can be seen across different vertical markets not least the bathroom industry. Where cash is not a problem people are opting for custom solutions spa inspired and often ostentatious walk in showers. It’s a trend which has been around for a long time and it’s one that’ll continue to grow in 2014.
If you’re ready to take your guest bathroom design to the next level you’re in luck. We’ve put together a list of our best tips to help inspire your redesign. With just a few small tweaks you may just find that you have a new favorite room in the house.
Take the picture above for example. In it you can see that whoever designed the space has taken the time to add plenty of fresh towels a plush robe a variety of high-end soaps and lotions plus spa-like bath treatments can be found on the back wall.
Less is truly more when it comes to modern spaces. In this school of design rather than thinking of negative space as something empty that needs to be filled it’s seen as an active detail in creating a minimalist aesthetic. The key to pulling off this look is making every design element count.
Use cabinetry with open storage: Storage under the sink is a plus and if it has open storage it can serve decorative purposes at the same time. Open storage shelves allow towels baskets and other decorative items to be stored without using up room in a closet. If you decide on open storage for your bathroom be mindful of clutter and adding too many items on the shelves.
Open and closed showers are increasing in popularity from the all-in-one showers and bath tubs from years ago. There are pros and cons of each type of shower but depending on your lifestyle and usage will help you determine which is right for your family. Before opting for either style consider visiting a bathroom showroom where you can feel examples of each before they are incorporated into your home. Whichever you choose it should give you years of satisfaction and enjoyment.
Vibrant and energetic both words which most of us need to have an injection of in our lives. Nothing gives this feeling quite like intrepid floral wall art. We’ve seen this trend grow in the bedroom and it’s also growing in the bathroom market too. Take the design below it’s enough to blow the mind of everybody who enters the bathroom (for better or worse depending upon taste) but one thing is for sure; it’s going to pull the eyes of every set which enters into that bathroom.
Raise the temperature in a black-and-white bathroom by adding warm metal fixtures and a glass mosaic tile floor in opalescent shades of gold. Use large textured tiles embossed with a pattern for rich texture that’s not overwhelming to the eye. For an especially cohesive space match floors shower enclosure and console counter in the same color and material.
Visually opening up your bathroom: While the shower curtain is still a viable option for many glass door enclosures or no enclosure have become more upscale and enjoyed by many home owners. Here are the pros of cons:
The best part of being on vacation is the little luxuries that your hotel has to offer. Even though your friends and family won’t be staying at a company-run resort you can recreate the experience by adding some luxe accessories to your guest bathroom.