Posted by SWE Inc on 25th Apr 2022

Bathrooms should be comfortable, easy to use, and they should come with plenty of storage options. Unfortunately, a small bathroom is one of the more difficult areas to decorate due to the lack of space, minimal natural light, and the number of fixtures you must fit into it. However, that doesn't mean you can't make the most of the space you already have! The only things you may need are our tips and some space-saving gadgets. We will show you how to maximize space in a small bathroom, and we'll also teach you how to create an illusion that your bathroom is bigger than it is.

1.Consider the walls and floors of your bathroom

The color (and style) of your walls and floor are essential. This is a fact that is frequently discussed but also frequently disregarded. However, such factors can make or break the appearance of your bathroom by altering your perception of the space. You should often avoid bold and dark colors since they can make a space seem mainly enclosed. Choose light or neutral tones that will make the area seem brighter and, in turn, more spacious. You may add a pop of color here and there for accessories or even an accent wall. Furthermore, you may place your tiles diagonally and up to the ceiling to make the room appear larger and taller.

White is the one color most often used when you want to maximize space in a small bathroom.

2.Pick fixtures wisely

Sinks, showers, baths, and toilets are now available in various forms and sizes, allowing you to discover the perfect fit for your bathroom. Trust us - smaller bathroom units make a huge difference in how a room feels. When looking for fixtures, stay away from bulky items with sharp edges. Instead, choose ones that appear to be functional, fashionable, and have rounded edges. Fixtures with rounded corners will help you make the most of your available space.

Additionally, seek fixtures explicitly designed for small bathrooms, such as a corner sink or a toilet and sink in one. Don't worry if you already have fixtures that you think would be ideal for your future home. Contact professionals such as Hansen's Moving and Storage CA, and they'll be able to help you transport whatever is necessary.

3.Fully utilize your storage options

We understand that the most pressing issue in a small bathroom is storage. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to maximize your storage possibilities fully. To begin, you must declutter. Even though this task will take time and effort, you will be rewarded with a lovely bathroom that has never appeared so spacious. After that, please get rid of any unnecessary bulky furniture and replace it with more space-saving options. After that, you can buy separators, organizers, and hangers to maximize the storage space. This way, you'll be able to keep your medicine, cleaning supplies, tools like our Baam drain cleaner, and various other items safe and secure in the storage options you already have.

4.Make use of the vertical space available

If you feel like you may need more storage options, don't overlook the importance of the free vertical space you already have. This is one of the best ways to maximize space in a small bathroom. When designing a tiny space, shelving is your best friend because it doesn't take up any of the valuable floor space. Shelving can also make a bathroom look and feel more luxurious. While you're at it, turn the area over your toilet into something helpful, like an over-the-toilet cabinet stocked with daily hygiene essentials.

Alternatively, you can store these goods in our lovely wall organizer. Vertical storage options can be beneficial in many other parts of your bathroom, including the inside of your shower and behind the door. However, please do not overdo it with this step since this will only be counterproductive in making the space seem larger.

Place a closed cabinet over your toilet if you want to tuck away some items.

5.Clear out floor space

When it comes to maximizing space in a small bathroom, you must pay close attention to your floor space. Items sticking out and taking up the precious and limited space will undoubtedly make even the largest bathrooms seem smaller. Thus, you must remove items you do not need or replace them with ones that only take up wall space. Some of the larger items, such as cabinets, should be handled by professionals since they may be too heavy and cause moving injuries. If you want to avoid moving injuries and the work needed to carry such heavy items, it is best to stay safe with heavy lifting by contacting professionals that will be able to help.

6.Add greenery and mirrors

You can fool the eye into thinking your tiny bathroom looks larger and airier in various ways. Adding greenery and strategically positioned mirrors are two of the most excellent methods to do so. There are numerous options available when it comes to greenery. Depending on your preferences, you can choose a plant that thrives in the circumstances found in your bathroom or stick to fake plants that require minimal care. You can choose mirrors that match your taste and carefully put them over the sink or cover the entire wall if possible. They will not only reflect whatever light is available in your bathroom, but they will also add style to the space.

Mirrors and greenery are perfect for people wanting to add style and space to their small bathrooms.

7. Brighten up the room

Even if you've organized your bathroom to perfection, you may still require one final touch to ultimately maximize space in a small bathroom. This step is simple and involves brightening up your bathroom as much as possible. You must take advantage of any amount of natural light that enters your bathroom, no matter how small. Such natural light will bounce off your windows and walls (if you've chosen a light color palette), making your bathroom appear brighter and larger. You'll also need to include other light sources, such as low-profile wall and ceiling lights or panels. Once done, you will see just how much of a difference a well-lit room can make.