Would you be a lot happier with your bathroom if it had the storage space that you really need? For most people there is never enough storage space in a bathroom. Take our quiz and find out whether you know what to do to solve the problem.
Where is a good place to store appliances that you use in the bathroom?
Store them in a wire basket strategically placed inside the vanity.
Store them in the hall closet and take them into the bathroom as required.
Use an over the door shoe bag where each appliance can have its own home.
A great way to store several appliances that you use in the bathroom is a shoe bag hung on the back of the bathroom door. Not only do they make use of wasted space, but they accommodate the cords as well.
In addition to storing items, what else can adding skinny shelves accomplish?
They can give a perception that the room is larger.
They can act as a drying rack for facecloths and towels.
They can give a perception of height and provide a focal point.
These shelves can be purchased in several styles and can give a perception of height to your bathroom. They can also create a focal point, especially when you place some of you items in decorative baskets before you put them on the shelf.
What is another good way to add extra cabinet space to a bathroom?
You can add custom cabinets above the bathtub.
You can cupboards above the commode.
You can add a triangular cabinet in that empty corner.
A triangular cabinet constructed of wicker, wood or bamboo placed in an empty corner can add charm along with function. A triangular cabinet will fit tightly in to a corner and will look as if it is custom built.
Approximately how many Americans drop their cellphone in the toilet every year?
about half a million
about five million
about seven million
You may be surprised by this little tidbit of information derived from Bathroom Facts. Approximately seven million Americans have to roll up their sleeves in order to retrieve their cellphone from the commode every year.
How often should you inventory the bathroom to clear up unwanted or unused items?
once a month
every three months
Inventory your bathroom once every three months to discard expired medicines, old lipstick, dull razors and cosmetics that you do not use anymore. The empty space will give you an excuse to go shopping for the newest colors.
What is an important consideration when arranging storage in the bathroom?
Although utility and consistency regarding storage choices are important, safety is an essential consideration. With slippery wet floors, plug-in appliances and chemicals around you need to make sure shelving is stable and dangerous items are out of a child’s reach.
What is a unique way to achieve more bathroom storage that is often overlooked?
Built in cupboards that are flush with an interior wall.
Bathroom walls that back on a hallway, for example, can have narrow, built in cupboards with sliding doors or mirrors. This space is just big enough for items like bottles, spare toilet paper and small hand towels.
Shelving that straddles the commode and gives storage above the tank.
Task oriented racks that fit in the corner and rest on a conventional tub.