Small, Tiny or cramped are all ways so many people describe their bathroom to us. Most of the small bathroom renovations we do in Perth are not actually that small they just feel small because of how poorly there are currently constructed. A lot of the building of bathrooms throughout Perth in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s were all about just getting the basics into the room, a bath, shower, and vanity. In the case the ensuite its how can we fit the shower, vanity, and toilet with as little allowance for human movement as possible it is insane. Often one toothbrush is all you can fit on the top and the shower curtain is needed because there is no room for a door in the alcove itself. This is where we come into help. Let us give you three big-ticket items to avoid when improving that small bathroom in your next renovation.
3 Tips For Small Bathroom Renovations
Many older bathrooms are small by design, especially in certain Perth WA suburbs. They were built during a time when bathrooms were thought of as practical spaces, not spaces designed for relaxation. Today the bathrooms we build have both in mind. People want a beautiful space but want that space to feed their busy needs. Generally, the smaller bathrooms in Perth are the ensuites and this is just of years of doing bathroom
Bathroom renovations can be daunting as you have so many decisions to make with some you didn’t even know was a decision to make. Where to put the toilet is just one of those on a long list choices you need to make at the start so let us help you naviagate.
The toilet is one of the most used items in the bathroom so if done wrong its a daily reminder of a layout gone pear-shaped. Some people will sell you on the style and latest in toilet technology but deep down the two things to keep in mind for me is layout and the quality of the seat. I know that sounds silly but i’m all about the practical with some toilets seats sliding or cant be adjusted and that will annoy you quicker then the sleekness of a button display might.
A shower niche/box/shelf is a practical and stylish vessel for all your necessities. The reason I have used so many slashes as like all parts of you renovations different tradesman have different names for it. For this though we shall go with the niche as it sounds cooler. Who hasn’t banged their head or elbow on a shower soap dish or corner shelf? If you haven’t, consider yourself very fortunate. Hair care products, soaps, gels and more need all a place in the shower
We at on the ball bathrooms have done more black and white bathrooms then we have had a cheeky coffee from a nice client, Its a lot, we have had a lot but in 2017 there are modern variations of the classic black and white bathroom renovation. As mentioned in previous posts Perth WA is going to a black and white bathroom boom! With below-being examples and advice on the two types of trending bathroom renovations that brings black and white to the modern day.
Walk in showers renovated in Perth western Australia.
Bathroom renovations in Perth specialising in fixed panel shower screens
Black trims on the shower screens are becoming more and more popular. It is an extension of the black tapware rage that’s booming currently. To make it easier I have put examples of this below with jobs we have done and stunning bathrooms from around the net.
Located in the East Perth, this bathroom renovation is located in an area that has gone from traditional to modern over the last 5 years. The area is booming with gentrification and this bathroom is no different. The clients wanted a more traditional ensuite and we tried our best to deliver. The bathrooms layout is awkward…
Stone cladding was a massive trend for about three years but hey I still love it. You don’t have to come from the Stone Age to appreciate the beauty and practicality of natural stone.
Choosing the perfect floor tiling can be just as much of a minefield as choosing the wall tiling. However, as floor space is usually a lot smaller than wall space so you can often make a great impact for a lesser costing. With that said the decorative or patterned floor can be risky to do…