Are you thinking about updating or revamping the bathroom? Here are some useful tips for using right colors for small bathrooms.
Creating a personality for the bathroom doesn’t mean that you have to use fanciful pattern for the wallpapers or bold colors in the bathroom design. In fact, using busy patterns and dark colors can appear to shrink the bathroom space visually and it can overpower other elements of your bathroom design. But don’t let that rule hinder you in drafting the design of your dream bathroom.
Don’t be afraid to incorporate colors into the design. Consider using light and natural tones so that it adds the open and spacious feel to the space. White subway tiles is becoming a popular choice for bathroom walls as they look crisp, classic and space enhancing. If you are using white subway tiles, remember to keep the rest of the bathroom design simple so that you can maximize the visually spacious effect for the room.
Though the golden rule is to steer away from dark colors when you are working with a small bathroom space, it is still possible to create a visually spacious bathroom with darker shades. For fans who prefer darker shades in your bathroom design, you can pick your favorite shade of taupe (beige-brown) for walls and flooring of the bathroom. It is essential to include lighter shade of color for the ceiling and vanities. Include a large mirror to create a cozy spa-like ambience. For an additional touch of creativity for your bathroom design, you can experiment with textures for the walls. As for the choice of wallpaper, it is advisable to keep design of the prints light and to a minimum. You can make a statement with the powder room with a creative and bolder design that showcase your style.
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Do you feel that your bathroom is a little small and tight in space? Well you can increase physical space and perception of space of a small bathroom. Here are some of the simple space-saving design tips for small bathroom in Vancouver that allow you to create a spacious bathroom without having to move any walls.
It is essential to fully utilize all available space, especially when it is a small bathroom. You can consider installing storage units or shelving into the corner as it provide additional space that allow you to use it in your bathroom design. Spice racks can hanged on the wall and they make great shelving solution for your hair products, cosmetics and lotions. Installing a magnet strip on your shelving and it can keep your bobby pins in check. Do remember to install the shelving at a more comfortable height (around 34 or 36 inches) to avoid unnecessary bending.
You can free up more space by choosing smaller bathroom vanity, vessel sink and single-hole model for the faucet. If you decide not to install bathroom vanity, you can include shelving into the bathroom design so that you have ample storage. Installing book shelf above the bathroom door and you get extra storage for items such as cleaning supplies, extra towels and your favorite bathroom reading materials.
The toilet can be replaced with a compact elongated model that have an elongated front bowl. Newer models have high profile water tank that ensures low water consumption. Therefore it is recommended to get a new toilet which allows you to enjoy lower utility bills and making your bathroom more environmentally friendly.
Bathroom renovation projects can be tedious, stressful, expensive, time-consuming and you may not be fully satisfied with the results. However, by applying these simple space-saving design tips for small bathroom in Vancouver, you can sure that you can have a successful and smooth home renovation project. You can find a nice selection of products for your project at Siema and our experienced and friendly team is available to assist you with your bathroom makeover.
The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house as everyone will probably spend a fair amount of time here each day. Therefore it is essential to ensure that the bathroom is kept clean and tidy. Maintenance of your bathroom in Vancouver can be quick and easy if you implement a regular cleaning routine as part of the household chores.
Mildew will form on the shower curtains, doors, bathroom and bathtub or shower if you do not clean your bathroom regularly. Bathtub or shower can easily gather soap scums and which are reddish-pink residue forming. Therefore it is essential to limit the amount of residue by wiping down the bathroom surface with a dry towel after each use. Deep cleaning for the bathroom should be done, preferably at least once a month. It is best to incorporate both daily light cleaning tasks and proper deep cleaning routine to ensure the best results.
In order to select the most appropriate cleaning product for your bathroom, it would be great to check that the product is suitable to be used on the material of your bathroom vanities and bathtub or shower. It would be ideal to check the manufacturer’s recommendations that is listed on the packaging of the cleaning products.
Here are some general tips about cleaning products:
- Nonabrasive liquid cleaning solution that does not contain acetate can be used along with a soft cloth and hot water to clean most surfaces.
- Abrasive cleaning product should be used on doors which require thorough cleaning.
Cleaning is not the only element for bathroom maintenance. Inspections of the bathroom should also be carried out to complement the cleaning routine. Areas which are prone to water infiltration should be regularly inspected and repaired as necessary. It is strongly recommended that you conduct a yearly check for loose and/or damaged tile and missing and/or cracked grout. You need to fix the bathroom if you find any issues as you can prevent issues such as water infiltrating behind finishes and into the wall cavity.
By implementing a regular routine for the maintenance of your bathroom in Vancouver, you can be sure to enjoy long lasting results for a clean and tidy bathroom. If you would like to replace any product in your bathroom as part of the maintenance routine, you can rely on our skilled and professional team to assist you.