Updating a small bathroom

Posted by / 13-Mar-2016 04:02

Updating a small bathroom

The homeowner steered clear of major plumbing work by keeping the room's layout the same.

Moroccan cement floor tiles, from Artesana Interiors, almost read like a fine rug.

This story shows you how to make your small, cramped bathroom more convenient, elegant and easy to clean. So stop dealing with an outdated bathroom and get to work!

We'll walk you through the steps for getting more natural light in your shower, replacing your dingy old bathtub with a spacious shower, and installing a toilet and sink that simplify cleaning.

When it’s time to paint, make sure you have planned your color palette.

Then you go up a few stairs where there’s a master bedroom and….oops…the hell happened to the other bedrooms?

In this article, we'll show you how to tear out an old bathroom and put in a new one, including details on: Although this new bathroom is a bit smaller because of additional plumbing walls, it appears larger.

Substituting a shower for the bathtub, adding a large mirror, and using a wall-hung sink and toilet all contribute to the spacious feeling.

But now 15-30 years later, are we stuck with a bunch of tear downs?Before you dive in, if you are looking for space-saving furniture ideas, be sure to check out our top products for small bathrooms.Instead of stuffing them in large cabinets, showcase your colorful, textured towels in open shelving.This will add warmth and playful colors to your space and eliminate unwanted large furniture pieces.Other ideas: Functionality is key for a small bathroom.

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Although the idea of using large-format flooring in small living spaces may seem counterintuitive, bigger tiles with finer grout lines work to make a room appear larger.