Sunday, August 23, 2009

Bathroom Remodeling Tips And Ideas

By Jess Gorter

Redoing your bathrooms is an important step in modernizing your home. Your bathrooms are heavily used and it is important to give a lot of thought to their design. You also want to keep them clean. After all, you dont want to be embarrassed every time a guest uses one of your bathrooms.

When thinking about the design of your bathrooms, you need to consider what the rooms around it look like. Generally you want the bathrooms to have a similar style to the other rooms. If your house is a very modern looking home with modern furniture and appliances, you want your bathrooms to have a similar look. Likewise, a home that is older and a more classic style will need bathrooms that reflect that look.

The colors on the walls of your bathroom make the biggest impact on a person when they walk in. If the wall color is wrong and doesnt fit with its surroundings, anything else you do with the bathroom might be in vain. For instance, painting your bathroom a bright orange will not work if that color is totally different from anything else you have in the house. In the guest bathroom on the main floor, you need to match colors with the rest of the house that is on that main floor. Upstairs you might be able to get away with something more daring but note that any outlandish colors may make your house harder to sell down the road.

Many people choose tile for their bathroom floors and even the walls. This is because it is very durable and comes in all sorts of textures and colors. There are so many variations of tile that it might be difficult for you to pick the right one that will look good in your bathroom.

When picking a tile, you need to decide how much you want to spend, as there are many different price ranges. Tile comes with many different surface textures and this will influence the price and the look of your bathroom. You need to plan carefully so that you choose the type of tile that has the right color and design to go along with the rest of your bathroom.

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