The bathroom should be a comfortable space. But in many places, bathrooms are rather dreary and radiate anything but an inviting atmosphere. With fresh colors, new tiles and modern extras for the shower, you can transform your bathroom into an oasis of relaxation. We summarize what is important in bathroom design.
Creative wall design for every style
When buying bathroom tiles, it is crucial that the format fits your individual needs. While, for example, generous XXL tiles To provide a visual expansion and make cramped bathrooms appear larger, delicate mosaic tiles bring variety to large rooms.
As Mosaic According to the German Institute for Standardization, this refers to products whose side length is less than ten centimeters. Everything else is tiles. Retailers have practical mosaic panels and mosaic mats available so that the small elements no longer have to be laid individually. Some self-adhesive variants save additional time and make grouting unnecessary. You can choose between ceramic, glass and natural stone mosaics.
Combinations of tiles, wallpaper or wall paint are recommended. Extensive tiling is no longer appropriate. If you only tile areas that come into contact with moisture or splashing water, that is completely sufficient. Wallpapered and painted walls add comfort to the bathroom and make it more comfortable overall. There are now excellent water-resistant materials for wall design. Washable wallpaper and latex paint are ideal solutions. When buying floor tiles, you need to look for non-slip and robust surfaces. You can find out what slip resistance and wear resistance tiles have R class respectively Abrasion group.
Redesign made easy
If you don’t want to renovate an existing bathroom, but rather improve it inexpensively, it’s worth looking for alternative solutions. In the guide below tiles.org Several options have been listed to give old tiles a new look conveniently and inexpensively. Among other things, it says: “If you don’t want to change all the tiles, but just want to add a few accents and beautify the room a little, tile stickers are a good option. They can be used, among other things, to create photorealistic motifs on the tiled wall or floor.”
The following bathroom remodeling options are available to you, among others:
• Tile Stickers
• Tile films
• Tile color and Varnishes
• Dress up with drywall or wood
If you want to redesign old tiles, precise preparation is mandatory. The surfaces must be completely free of dirt and greasy residues to ensure that paints, films or other materials last in the long term. Take enough time to prepare!
Ideal colors for bathrooms
For small rooms Bright and cheerful shades are recommended. White, yellow accents and refreshing light blue create a friendly and spacious ambience:
• White symbolizes purity
• Yellow radiates vitality and contributes to a good mood
• Blue is the color of freshness and clarity
However, many people want more comfort away from classic colors such as blue or white. Generally advisable Earth tones, because they give the bathroom a calm and at the same time warm character. Focus on cream and different facets of brown. In combination with towels and accessories that match the color of the tiles, wall colors, etc., they create a harmonious overall impression.
Does your bathroom resemble a huge wellness temple? Congratulations! But what do you do if the room seems lost and sterile due to its size? Then you should choose dark colors because they make living spaces appear more comfortable. Walls visually move together.
Are you unsure which colors or tiles are suitable for your bathroom? Ask manufacturers and hardware stores for free samples! Many retailers allow you to take sample tiles home to make your purchase decision easier. For the bathroom design, choose as much as possible Colors from a color family and use patterns and structures sparingly! This brings calm to the design and promotes timeless looks.
Shower like in a wellness hotel
The shower is essential for daily refreshment and is therefore an elementary part of everyday life. Thanks to the continuous development of sanitary equipment manufacturers, there are now great extras to turn showering into a relaxing experience. Whether it’s a built-in shower, a U-cabin or a luxurious large-scale shower: suitable solutions are available for every taste and need.
Basically asked are partially framed showers made of shatterproof glass. If a shower is not fully framed, it appears much more open and airy. The glass reinforces this impression. To gain space, are Flush-mounted installations advisable. This means that fittings disappear into the wall to save space and the shower becomes more spacious. As soon as you want to renovate the bathroom or are planning a new building, it makes sense to consider concealed installations.
Do you want more comfort? Modern operating concepts are now like real control centers and allow you to choose between different showers, jet types and extras. The spectrum ranges from the massage function to aromatherapy to the square overhead shower for the exclusive shower rain that envelops the entire body in gently dosed water. Not to forget those floor-level shower for barrier-free bathrooms. Space-saving drain systems are placed inconspicuously and are hardly noticed as such. Discreet rails fit seamlessly into the design.
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