Friday, August 7, 2009

Bathroom Remodeling And Redesign Tips

By Sheila Tomkins

The bathrooms and the kitchen are two of the most important rooms in a house. You will discover this is true if you ever attempt to sell your home and find that either of these rooms are sub par. You need to explore all the bathroom design ideas you can find to make your bathrooms up to date and a room where your guests feel comfortable.

Bathroom design is big business and you will need no more evidence of that than a trip to your local home improvement store. It used to be that about all you could do to liven up your bathroom was to buy a new shower curtain but now you can easily spend hundreds and even thousands of dollars making improvements. You can buy designer faucets, mirrors, bathtubs, sinks and all sorts of other bathroom accessories. The things you can do to improve the look of your bathrooms is almost limitless.

When you remodel your bathroom, remember that the cabinets are a big visual part of the room. Your bathroom cabinet ideas should include picking out ones that are the right color and design to match the rest of the room but are functional as well. Bathroom cabinets get a lot of use and need to be big enough to store all the items you use on a daily basis. If you pick a cabinet that is too small, you will regret that decision for a long time. Bathroom cabinets usually come in stock sizes but you can get ones made to order if you feel the need. Getting special made to order cabinets will also do a great job of making your bathroom look a little different than all the others.

Bathroom mirrors and proper lighting is also an important aspect of a nice bathroom that you should not overlook. People use the mirror in bathrooms for grooming and you need to make sure they are large enough and well lit. Bathroom mirrors now can be bought in all sorts of sizes and shapes to fit well with all sorts of decors but you always need to make sure they function well first as a mirror. A mirror that is fancy or small may look good but it may not be functional which is not good.

Make sure you match your bathroom color ideas to the rooms around the bathroom. You don't want a bathroom that looks totally out of place in your house because it is the wrong color or a color that just doesn't go with the rest of the house. The best bathroom colors are different for different situations. It is hard to make a case that "red" or "blue" is the best color for bathrooms because it will depend on so many other factors. One thing is sure; before you paint your bathroom get some opinions. The more opinions you get will help you avoid making the wrong choice.

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Christe Martin said...

Bathroom remodeling and kitchen remodeling are the top two major home improvements made by most Americans. This is mainly true because they both hold the highest return on investment when you sell your home. It is also true because these rooms are shared among all family members and guests.