Sep 16 2011 Advertisement Feature
Bathrooms are integral parts of any household, providing a place to relax as well as a place to perform everyday ablutions and cleansing. Making the most of your bathroom requires fixtures and fittings to be updated and improved in order to create the best possible atmosphere.
In order to make the most of your bathroom there are three main areas which need to be considered. These are: the fixtures, the atmosphere and the overall design. Updating and maintaining all of these areas will ensure that you create your own little paradise in which to relax. So what do you need to think about for each one?
Perhaps the most important consideration for anyone updating their bathroom is the fixtures and features which are in place. To make the most of your bathroom you need to be able to offer the most amount of features within the designated area. For smaller spaces this can mean combining shower facilities with baths by provided wall mounted showers. Larger spaces could utilise shower enclosures or wet rooms in order to provide a more luxuriously spaced option.
Alongside what types of fixtures you are intending to offer you also need to determine the layout. Where items are placed is essential and privacy is often a key concern within bathrooms. Always think about where you are going to place different items and consider the type of glass which is used in the windows as well as the overall design of extras such as window blinds and shower screens.
The atmosphere of bathrooms is an essential consideration. Bathrooms need to have a relaxing environment in order to provide you with the best possible atmosphere in which to relax. In order to create this atmosphere a few key things should be considered. These include such things as decorative ornaments, such as vases, candles and air fresheners, as well as other more practical items such as mirrors and lighting. Keeping the room light and cool is the best way to ensure that a calming atmosphere is created.
The Overall Design
The overall design of the bathroom should be in-keeping with the remainder of the house and should be reflected by each of the bathroom fixtures. For example, traditional toilets will look strange aside modern baths. It is therefore important that continuity is maintained throughout in order to provide the best possible aesthetic appearance and atmospheric feel.
Bathroom designs rely heavily on the particular features which are chosen in accordance with the spatial restrictions which are in place. When selecting the overall design of your bathroom you should consider your own preferences alongside the existing style features of your home. Always make the style of your bathroom match these in order to ensure continuity and to make the most of your bathroom space. Combining classic design styles and colours with your own personal tastes is a great way to provide yourself with the best possible bathroom space.