If a bathroom remodel is in your near future, it's time to start planning for a better bathroom design. These five design insights should steer you in the right direction toward style and function. You can apply a few of these to your bathroom even if the dust has long settled and an extensive remodel isn't in your budget.
Cost aside, the biggest con to glass doors is the maintenance. You have to consistently clean them after you shower to avoid streak marks. Find a squeegee you love.
Don’t feel obligated to fill every nook and cranny with cabinetry. This strategy may make sense for certain designs, but it isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. In fact, a catty-cornered design can crowd your vanity area if the space is small.
A straight, flushed vanity design, on the other hand, can elongate the space it occupies. There’s enough room to wash up comfortably and access toiletries. There isn’t any wasted corner space either.
If you're struggling to find wiggle room in your master bathroom, see if you can eliminate cabinetry that isn't optimizing your space.
Here's an instance where less can mean more. Freestanding vanities are a space saver in powder rooms and modest master bathrooms, although they lack the storage space that full-fledged cabinets have. They give the illusion that there's room to spare (though you and I both know there isn't any).