Whether you’re on a tight budget or whether you can afford to splash out a little more on your bathroom renovation there are lots of really great ideas that you might want to incorporate when it comes to giving this area of your home an overhaul.
Whether you just want to change one or two things or whether you want a complete renovation, here are some of our top suggestions that will inspire and encourage you to bring you bathroom up to date.
Choose A New Bath
Is your bathtub looking tired and old? Over time, tubs can start to look as if they’ve seen better days. They can get scratched or stained and then little can be done to improve their appearance. It might be time to invest in a brand new bath for your home. There are lots of options to choose from these days, from state of the art whirlpool spa baths with LED lights and built-in Bluetooth speakers to affordable yet stylish ceramic or resin options. Why not consider a drop in the bath? They are very easy to fit and won’t break the bank? Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find something on the market these days to suit your needs.
Switch To A Shower
Perhaps you’d rather get rid of your bathtub and replace it with a walk-in shower or wet room set up instead? Many homeowners these days rarely use the bath and would find it more practical to have a larger and more luxurious shower unit. You might want to look at choosing one of the latest models on the market with massage jets and rain shower heads to give you the ultimate experience.
Don’t Forget Storage
Storage is often an area that people forget about when they’re renovating their bathroom, however, it’s also a very important consideration to keep in mind. After all, if there’s nowhere to put your towels or toiletries your bathroom surfaces will soon start to look cluttered and messy. Depending on the amount of space in your bathroom you might want to consider something as sleek and slimline as a simple shower caddy to hold your essentials or a large dresser with lots of cabinets and drawer space to hold everything you could possibly need. There are lots of other options that fall in between. From wall shelving to corner cabinets and from mirrors with built-in cabinets behind to under-sink hidden storage there is sure to be something that’s ideal for your space.
Don’t underestimate the difference that the right lighting can make to your bathroom. If you stick with just a single, ordinary overhead light fitting you won’t be able to set an atmospheric mood or create the right ambience in your space. You can create a much more luxurious feel with a chandelier or a spa-like feel with wall lighting and mood lights around your mirror. Think about layering the light and installing a dimmer switch so that you can create the perfect feel when you want to relax in the tub but also be able to obtain a brighter light if you need to apply makeup in the mirror.
While it’s often best to choose neutral colors like white, cream or pale grey for your bathroom walls, there are plenty of opportunities to add your own personal touch to your space by using the right accessories. Choose a bright coordinating shower curtain, bath mat and towels and you’ll be able to create just the right feel to match your own sense of style and personality. You could also add artworks to the walls in the same color to carry through the theme and possibly even choose a tooth mug and toilet seat to match.
Carpet is never a good idea in a bathroom since it can easily attract mold due to damp. Instead, opt for an easy clean vinyl or laminate flooring, with either a wood or tile appearance. This is easier to care for than a real wood floor and will create the same modern look that is so in demand this year. Follow these bathroom renovation tips and you’re sure to be delighted with the results. Your bathroom will become a place you never want to leave!