Many people don’t like spending time in their bathrooms. This is because a typical bathroom is full of clutter, with the normal complaint of having minimal space to move around. This makes a lot of sense, given that this is the room of the house that is allocated with the least space. How do you go about maximizing space, and making the bathroom appear nicer? The answer lies in creative bathroom storage ideas.
The very first thing that one has to do to make the bathroom appear more appealing is to clean it. No one wants to be be trapped in a small and dirty space. Then, get rid of the non-essentials, or those empty bottles or other toiletries that will never be used but were stacked there just gathering dust or mildew. Once the non-essentials are disposed of, you can then start organizing bathroom essentials.
How do you do this? You should look for empty wall and floor spaces where a possible basket, rack, shelf, or cabinet may be suspended or put in place. Here are great bathroom storage ideas that will make anyone want to organize their bathrooms at last.
Helpful Bathroom Storage Solutions
Baskets are not only used for the laundry. You can use small baskets to be placed on top of the counter, or bigger baskets under the sink. These can either be made out of plastic, or wicker. Baskets are good for storing stocked toiletries like extra bottles of shampoo, body wash, toilet paper or bars of soap.
- Over the Toilet Storage
The wall space over the toilet is a great place to affix a shelf or a closed cabinet. This can either be customized or ready-made. There are various designs made out of different materials that can be used for this over the toilet space saver. Now, you can have a new place to store towels, hair dryers and other bathroom accessories.
- Stainless Steel Racks
Medium-sized racks are ample enough to fit essentials like towels, and also suitable to be suspended on the back of the door, or on the wall.
One great thing about shelves is that it can be set up either free standing or attached to the wall. A variety of bathroom items can be placed on top of them, including bathroom decors like candles and figurines.
These are small things that will make a lot of difference to how you organize your bathroom. Used towels, loofahs, and other little bathroom items that can be hung, are the best items to be placed on hooks.
- Recessed Medicine Cabinets
These are built right into the wall, so they don’t take up any space at all. Put a wooden door or mirror on it, and medicines and toiletries are hidden away.
Aesthetic Value of the Bathroom
Putting up various bathroom storage solutions is also the best opportunity to raise the aesthetic value of the bathroom. This is anyone’s best chance to beautify it. You can come up with a creative theme for the bathroom or decide on a combination of cool colors. When deciding on what colors of the baskets, buckets, shelves or cabinets to use, you can go back to the theme you want. Once all the storage features are set up, you would be surprised at how much the bathroom has improved. Everything will look nicer, more tidy and more organized.
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