Living in an apartment or a small house does not give you a big space to decorate and make it as comfortable as possible without feeling cramped. But there are some excellent ways you can work around a small house. You can still have all the necessary amenities, though, despite limited space. You just have to scale down a bit to make everything fit and still have enough space to move around.
The bathroom is one room in the house that you have to efficiently decorate, so it does not feel cramped. You should also arrange it such that it stays dry and well-aired despite the small space. Putting a shower pod with clear glass walls in the bathroom provides the illusion of space when there really is not much.
Keep the bathroom dry
The pod should keep the water inside it, so the entire bathroom floor and walls stay dry throughout. A damp and moist bathroom is a breeding ground for bacteria and mould, which can cause illnesses for the people in the house. Make it a habit to wipe down the shower walls and floor after each shower to prevent bacteria and mould from developing. Drying it each time after using the shower is easier than doing a weekly or monthly clean up. Choose a pod which has a door opening inwards or sliding to the side, so that even if you have to open the door, it will not cramp the whole area. You also get to save space with an inward-opening or sliding door.
Since you are working with a small bathroom space, you don’t need a lot of fixtures. Only the basics – sink, the cabinet under the sink, mirror, over-the-toilet rack for towels, toilet and a small nook for the toilet paper should be enough. The more you put a lot of stuff in the bathroom, the more it will feel cramped. Do your makeup in the bedroom, at a dresser if you have one. Reserve the bathroom for bathroom tasks, so you don’t have to put a lot of stuff in it.
Use bright coloured paint
Painting the bathroom walls a dark colour will only make it look smaller. For the illusion of a bigger space, make use of bright colours for the walls. White is your best bet for this. It creates a bigger space when there is actually a small one. Avoid using too many colours. Though they may make the bathroom look lively, busy colour combinations will not let you achieve a spacious looking bathroom.
If you are remodelling your home and you need inspiration for your bathroom, you can look for design ideas online that will help you achieve your goal of having all the necessities while still having enough space in the bathroom. Once you achieve this goal, you will feel like even if you have a tiny bathroom space to work with, it is still enough for your needs.
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