When it comes to home remodeling projects, bathroom renovations continue to dominate, even over kitchen improvements and renovations. Bathroom remodels rank amongst the most popular home remodeling projects across the nation and is considered an upscale project, which requires efficient time and money.
Let’s face it, the bathroom is the most trafficked room in the home. And it’s the only room that you’re likely to visit several times a day. With countless resources and options available out there, it’s often overwhelming to filter through all the options and styles for a bathroom redesign on your own.
Bathroom Remodeling Trends
We’ve researched the latest bathroom remodeling trends and styles and have narrowed it down to the following points below.
Zen-Like Designs With A Contemporary Twist
Think outside the box to combine design elements, colors and inspiration from styles you love to design a contemporary luxurious Zen-like bathroom. Combining large spa-like showers and clear glass will create free-flowing light and an open, airy atmosphere. As more homeowners desire to have their bathroom be a place they can relax and renew, spa-like designs are continuing to gain attention and admiration for a Zen inspired bathroom with modern features.
Technology is advancing in our professional lives as well as our smartphones, and our homes. Bathroom water-resistant music systems and streaming Bluetooth systems can be operated wirelessly, from various audio devices. New technology can allow you to add a little fun to your morning routine!
Trending: Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles
Ceramic and porcelain tiles are making a huge a come back this year. Fiberglass is no longer an option to most homeowners as it lacks in quality and luxury trends continue to grow. Since tile is essential for showers and floors, consider adding ceramic and porcelain accents in your bathroom.
Bathroom Remodeling Tips To Keep In Mind
- Storage Space. You can never have enough storage space in a bathroom. Incorporate spaces that will accommodate your bathroom needs and your shower essentials. You can also try to include or conform your cabinetry to accommodate a linen closet for easy access and use.
- Your Future Needs. If you’re planning to remain in your home for years to come, there is a lot to consider when you’re designing your bathroom. Floors need to offer high slip resistance, making the shower accessible. For added comfort of use, cabinetry should include roll out drawers instead of doors. Suitable lighting is also a necessity for older homeowners.
- Who’s Using The Bathroom? Thinking ahead and considering who will be using this bathroom will ultimately affect the design of it. Children, middle-aged adults and the elderly all use bathroom spaces differently. With babies or young children it’s essential to have a bathtub, however that can turn into a slipping hazard for elderly homeowners. Most all adults need proper vanity space to get ready in the mornings, whereas children need just a few cabinets for storage. Asking this question will help clue you in as to what to include in your remodel.
- The Details. There’s much more to bathroom remodeling than, cabinets, countertops flooring, shower and tile. You will also be faced with plumbing, lighting, shower fixtures, tubs, faucets, sinks, drains, and so on. It is recommended that you plan ahead for these items, too.
Integrate some of these concepts and ideas to your bathroom to see what features in yours may need revamping. Most importantly, remember that it’s your home and your bath, pick styles that suit your overall lifestyle.
Contemporary and transitional styles are the most popular among homeowners that are looking to remodel and offer a striking modern style in one or all bathrooms in the home. We are also seeing a shift in universal design as older homeowners plan to stay and age in place for comfort and accessibility it makes conventional sense.