A comprehensive understanding of bathrooms
A beautiful, functional bathroom will increase the value of your home. More importantly, it will make your house an even better place to call home.
A bathroom can be as elaborate or as simple as you like. Either way, the magic is in the design. Even with a modest budget, you can have a bathroom that makes you feel like you are basking in ultimate luxury.
What to think about when renovations a bathroom?
The bathroom is often the smallest space in a home, however it is a vital renovation and it is one of the most expensive for its size. Planning the space is important so you can achieve the desired design and function of your space.
What type of bathroom are you renovating?
Master Bathroom – The Bathroom Oasis
The space where you can get away and unwind at the end of the day. This bathroom design is all about function and setting a relaxing atmosphere.
Features to consider that suit your style
Soaker tubs, larger showers, separate toilet room, double sink vanities if there is more than one person using it, heated floors, colour schemes, lighting, shower accessories and the list goes on when it comes to tiles or stone features, cabinetry. Some spaces can accommodate furniture such as an armchair loveseat. If you really love spending time in your soaker tub, maybe a TV to watch your favourite movie.
In the end, it is all about your style and use of the space.
Full Bathroom – The Family Bathroom
The kids use it, your guests may use it, this is the high traffic area that needs constant attention.
Features to consider that are low-maintenance and durable
Countertop heights, most full bathrooms have tub/shower combos, durable fixtures, double sinks, storage, tiled shower walls and floors, stone surfaces (quartz or granite)
Half Bathroom – The Powder Room
Small and can make a statement
Mostly guests use them, but they are little spaces which you can express your style while you can spend less or more depending on your vision.
Features to consider with a “wow factor”
Vessel sinks, exotic woods or expensive tiles, rich colours such as wall paint or artwork, accent lighting and good ventilation.