Bathrooms are some of the smallest yet most frequently used rooms in our homes. Given how much time we spend in such spaces, it’s important that their design reflect our needs and aesthetics. If you’re working to design your dream home, keep these considerations in mind for your bathroom:
Bathtubs and Showers
The bathtub is the centerpiece of any great bathroom. Whether you prefer an oversized clawfoot tub, jacuzzi bath, or a standard drop-in tub, they instantly set the tone of the space. Even if you’re not a bath person, it’s easy to see why tubs are such showstoppers: they ooze relaxation, luxury, and self-care. If you don’t plan on using your tub much, though, you may want to opt for a glass-enclosed or walk-in shower instead. Multiple shower heads can add a spa-like vibe to the room.
Sinks and Countertops
Drop-in sinks are incredibly common. They’re affordable, easy to install, and can be made out of just about any material. They take up more counterspace, though, and can be more difficult to clean than undermount versions. Undermount sinks, by comparison, require more of an upfront investment, but offer better resale value and are easier to clean. It’s no surprise that undermount sinks are growing in popularity.
Accessibility for the Long Haul
If you’re building your forever home, it’s important to consider how aging might impact the way you use your space. Should you or your spouse need wheelchair accessibility ten or twenty years down the line, you’ll be glad you thought about it during the design process. Universal design principles are ideal for accessible homes. Wider door frames, adjustable height shower heads, and grab bars can go a long way to help you enjoy your home for many years to come.
Learn More About Bathroom Design
If you’re hoping to build a truly custom home, Absolute Construction has you covered. We can walk you through every step of the design process, ensuring that your dream bathroom reflects your unique needs and style. Choosing to partner with us means your custom home will be built with the very highest levels of craftsmanship and design. Learn more today by calling us at (919) 929-1057 or contacting our team online.