Any plans for the weekend? If your bathroomis in desperate need of some much needed TLC, why not give it a revamp?
There are plenty of things that you can doto enhance the look of your room. The tips below should help to give you someinspiration. Simply follow steps one to ten to plan your bathroomtransformation.
1. Plan what you want
The first step to any redesigning projectis to plan exactly what you do and don’t want. Take a look around your existingbathroom. Is there anything you want to keep? What is currently wrong with theroom and how can it be enhanced?
Write down your ideas. That way you’ll knowexactly what you need to do in order to get the bathroom of your dreams.
2. Consider the size of the room
Sometimes what you want in your bathroomisn’t necessarily what you can have. You need to seriously consider the size ofthe room before you make any big plans. If you’re buying new furniture this isparticularly important. Measure all available spaces so that you invest in theright sizes.
3. Eliminate all clutter
Does your bathroom have an excessive numberof toiletries gathered around the bath? Are there too many accessories clutteringup the room? A few accessories are fine but too many and you’ll soon find anystyle or design work gets drowned out.
4. Stick to the same theme
When choosing accessories for the bathroom,it’s easy to get carried away and choose different styles. The problem is,while they may look great on their own, when combined with other accessories inthe room they could clash badly. Try to stick to a single theme with everythingyou buy.
5. Change the colour of the walls
One of the simplest ways to change the lookof your decor is to give it a new coat of bathroom paint. Changing the colourwill drastically alter the style of the room. It’s one of the cheapestredesigning tips you can use.
6. Add clever storage
If your bathroom is quite small, there areplenty of space saving accessories to invest in. Wall hung cabinets, hangingshelves and vanity units are all great options.
7. Make the room appear larger
Lighting is one of the best ways to make abathroom appear bigger. Reflective flooring will also help, as will large,illuminated mirrors.
8. Ensure baths, basins and toilets arefitted professionally
If you are updating the larger items in thebathroom, make sure they’re fitted by an expert. This will enhance the look andensure everything works as it should. Find out how much you should pay to havea bathroom fitted.
9. Consider heated towel rails
Heated towel rails solve three problems.They help to save space, keep your towels nice and warm and provide heat tokeep the room from getting too damp.
10. Get inspiration online
If you’re struggling for inspiration ontheme ideas, take a look through our bathroom advice and bathroom ideassections. You’ll also find loads of ideas with our customer bathroom images,style guides, mood boards and much more.