Updating Your Bathroom


Bathroom Renovations

By:  News Canada - novanewsnow.com

July 23, 2008

The bathroom is one of the most frequently used spaces in the home and experts agree that it's worth every renovation penny. Whether you're planning to give this room a complete overhaul or simply looking for a facelift, consider the following suggestions from The Home Depot Canada:

Tiled flooring is in for the bathroom. Luckily, there are a variety of tile types available to choose from that fit any sized bathroom and budget. Go even further and add luxury and comfort by installing radiant flooring to eliminate the morning shock of cold floors.

Choose fixtures that have simple lines. Wall sconces are a lavish way to brighten areas around the vanity. For the sink, go with the vessel model. If you're in need of a new tub, try a classic claw-foot tub. Both will add glamour while remaining functional.

Make the bathroom sparkle by replacing the tired faucets and showerhead with ones finished in chrome. For the shower, choose a showerhead with spa features to help relax and invigorate.

Replacing the bathroom cabinets is a great way to instantly change the appearance of the space. There are many modern and traditional styles to choose from. If replacing cabinets isn't in the budget, consider replacing only the doors or door hardware to refresh the room's look.

Backsplash in glass, stone or mirrored tile are popular mediums that add luminescence and functionality to the bathroom.

Painting or wallpapering the walls is an easy way to transform a room. Consider using damask wallpaper to create a sense of drama.