(ARA) - As today's housing market has homeowners fighting the itch to move, many turn to renovation projects to improve their existing spaces. Look at a homeowner's wish list, and the bathroom often tops the list. With its frequent use and endless potential, easy changes offer a big payoff.
In spite of its heavy use, bathrooms are often some of the smallest areas in a home. Cross tight square footage with limited storage, and it quickly becomes cluttered and cramped - far from a pleasant place to start and end each day. Adding function doesn't require changing your bathroom's footprint. To maximize your bathroom storage and make it work best for you, consider these design and organizational tips
Recent studies show that more and more Americans are spending a LOT of time in their
bathrooms. Body care and toiletries are a billion dollar industry, and the bathroom, where we groom, pamper, and relax, has become much more important than just a place to take a quick shower on the go. After all, that's what the showers in the gym are for, right? More and more Americans are opting for comfortable, luxurious, and inviting bathrooms, with joyful colors and a relaxing atmosphere.
Here are some of the best new bathroom ideas out there!
Any advice or guide on the interior
design of a bathroom should be based around one
simple concept: keep it simple. Rooms inside of a
home should have functional aspects, and if one room
is designed for very specific functions, it is the
bathroom. There have always been many jokes about
the "throne" of a home, but the honest fact is that
creating a visibly appealing and comfortable
bathroom will inspire positive feelings to its
Good bathroom tile design should create a floor surface that is attractive,
water resistant and safe to walk on. Bathroom tile designs using ceramic tile,
rubber flooring or vinyl and linoleum floors are all examples of bathroom tile
design material choices that should be available nearly anywhere.
types of tiles are easy to clean, water resistant and safe to walk on. If you
are going to use natural stone or terra-cotta ceramic tiles on your floors to
create a more sophisticated effect, make sure you buy the kind with a non-slip
Bathrooms are a particularly dangerous part of the home. It's a
dangerous place for falls and injuries to occur. Common bathroom accidents
include scalds, fainting from heat, falls on slippery floors, and head
injuries from falling against bathroom fixtures. It is important to
install devices designed to prevent accidents - such as grab bars, bath
mats, and bath rails.
Here are some tips to help you improve safety in your bathroom: