If you’re considering an overhaul of your bathroom it is essential to start with a general understanding of the various types of bathrooms commonly located within Canadian homes. Here’s a list of the most commonly used bathroom kinds – along with important design ideas to take into consideration to make your bathroom a more appealing space, based on the bathroom that you’re designing and the people you are planning to serve.
Master Bathroom Renovations
These bathrooms are spaciousand elegant and often replicate the glamour and luxury of a spa day. Master bathrooms are usually utilized with two or three persons which is why it is a His & Hers style that includes double vanity with mirrors, shower heads and mirrors is extremely sought-after. A bathtub with a separate shower, ample storage , and semi-private toilets can also be found inside the master bath and additional features like fireplaces and TVs, if budgets allow. The master bathroom should be designed to pamper the individual, creating a tranquil space away from the bustle of life to relax and be that is adorned with luxury accessories. Consider marble as well as custom-designed tiles and luxurious fixtures.
Small Bathroom Renovations
A typical bathroom would include the shower, or bathtub and vanity, sink mirror, and toilet. It is crucial to remember that the lack of space is not a reason to stop the process of designing, as there are infinite bathroom designs accessible to help combat the cramped space. Sinks that are floating, such as vanity and toilets off the walls maximizes this unutilized space, and makes the room appear bigger and makes cleaning easy by giving an access point to the flooring below. Alcoves, or niches with recessed walls are also a great way to make the most of wall space by making storage integrated; a clever solution that opens the space of small spaces and inspire you to get rid of clutter in the bathroom since all of all your bathroom items will be visible!
Ensuite Bathroom Renovations
While they’re often smaller in size, ensuites must remain functional, simple to use, and look as large as is possible. This is why the hiring of a professional could be very beneficial, since someone who is knowledgeable and skilled in bathroom remodels can utilize this space at its greatest potential. If you are renovating your bathroom, making use of space and storage is crucial. Doors that slide open can provide more space in the bathroom as well as adding storage to frequently under-utilized areas such as the top of the toilet cisterns – can maximize the amount of space. Mirrors can also be a great way to make a room seem larger. If they are used in the right way, many mirrors can help bring out the visual through reflecting light, and creating contrast.
Laundry-Bathroom Combo Renovations
If space is limited It is common to mix bathroom and laundry areas , especially in smaller homes. The primary thing to think about when planning the space for these two purposes is to ensure that the bathroom is kept in a feeling of tranquility, which can be accomplished by hiding the laundry equipment. All-in-one washers and dryers, or stackable ones are fantastic space-saving devices and they can be stored away in cabinets that are built-in. Bi-fold doors or concertina doors are great for storing items for laundry as are partition walls that create a an uncluttered separation between bathroom and laundry zones. The laundry shouldn’t dominate the appearance and feel of the room, therefore consider using features like tiling and flooring that divert the eye away from the area of work and back to the tranquility of the bathroom space.
Three-Quarter Bathroom Renovations
A three-quarter bathroom is typically consist of a shower with a sink, toilet, and storage. They are usually located close to guest bedrooms in order to allow for guests and offer all the necessities without sharing the bathroom with the family or master bath. Three-quarter baths are also able to be a great second bathroom within a larger home. While fixtures and surfaces are typically basic in these bathrooms, with the help of a professional, the most basic bathroom can be turned into a relaxing place to relax. From luxurious shower heads and storage space to carefully chosen skylights and tiles that maximize sunlight, there’s an array of bathroom design options that can help you make your dream bathroom no matter the dimension of your space.
Guest Bathroom Renovations
A very essential features of the bathroom of a guest is plenty of storage space and space. When family members and friends come to are visiting, they’ll bring a variety of toiletries and other supplies of their own , so the bathroom you design for guests should provide ample space for guests to spread their possessions. A shelving system that is open is perfect for guest bathrooms. It allows the display of shower or bath accessories, linens and other items and allowing guests to access things they need without having to go through the cupboards. A neutral, rounded look is advised, in order to appeal to different preferences and to make sure that the space is welcoming and bright.
Powder Room or Half-Bath Renovations
Although often the smallest of all the bathrooms, having a powder room can be extremely beneficial. These bathrooms traditionally feature a toilet, sink, vanity and mirror; which makes them a fantastic inclusion in homes that like to entertain, as they provide an additional bathroom space for guests, or just large families requiring the extra facilities. Since space is limited in a powder room, the layout needs to be functional – so that it does not look or feel cramped. Given it is not the primary bathroom in the house, and there is a smaller area to work with, many feel the powder room is a place to take design risks and also use it for storing items not being used in the main bathroom, dependent on space. Many real estate agents agree that including a powder room in your home is an extremely profitable addition.
Commercial Bathroom Renovations
The most important aspect of a commercial bathroom to keep in mind is their high frequency of usage and the different demands placed on these types of bathrooms. Whether they are servicing a restaurant, hotel, shop, office or factory, it is important that commercial bathrooms are functional, easy to clean and low maintenance. Any renovation carried out on a commercial bathroom needs to be thoroughly planned, ensuring that all building requirements and specifications are met, always keeping in mind that this will be a high traffic area and needs to withstand the pressure of constant usage. High quality, hard-wearing fixtures and fittings are highly recommended, to cope with constant use and reduce the need for frequent repairs and maintenance.
Bathroom Designs for the Elderly
Bathrooms are a part of the home that could pose an enormous risk for vulnerable and elderly people. There are many tools and features that can ensure the safety of your bathroom without putting anything odd. Installing a spacious walk-in shower, with seats and an adjustable shower head can drastically decrease the possibility of falling while showering, and so can non-slip tiles. Grab bars positioned around the walls near the bath, shower, vanity, and toilet will help in sitting, standing and moving around the room and come in a range of colors and styles that can be adapted to various styles of bathrooms. When selecting tapware, you should consider installing a transformer for taps that converts old taps to a single lever mixer, and reduce the strain on arthritis-prone wrists as you turn the taps on and off.
If you’re in search of an bathroom remodeling contractor within Hamilton and surrounding areas, give us the call. We have a team of experts with years of experience in creating and designing the most diverse of high-end affordable bathrooms. It doesn’t matter if it’s a tiny bathroom or a large master bathroom, Jude’s can help you bring your dream bathroom to reality. Reach out to an expert to begin planning your bathroom remodel now!