One of the most common bathroom designs of the modern age is creating your own wetroom. On the surface, you may think that this is a simple concept to create. You simply need to tile all the walls and floors and put a drain in the centre. However, one of the biggest challenges comes from trying to make this kind of space inviting. In this blog post, we are going to aim to help you out with this challenge by talking you through a few top tips which you can put into practice yourself.
Building an Inviting Wetroom
Pick an Unused Area of the House
Many people choose to create their wetroom environment in an extra room in the house rather than converting their existing bathroom into one. The great thing about this is that you don’t need a huge amount of space to work with. Perhaps it could be in a basement, utility room or something similar.
Make the Tiles Warm
One of the biggest design challenges is that the room will end up looking sterile and lifeless. You can get around this problems by using warming colours for the tiles such as reds and oranges rather than your standard whites and beiges. And you also need to look into waterproof laminate flooring that is going to fit in with the rest of the style that you are going to create. You could also look into adding some literal warmth with underfloor heating.
Use Glass to Separate Wet and Dry Zones
If you are worried about water getting absolutely everywhere, you could always aim to get around this problem by separating the wet and dry zones with a glass panel – or even a simple shower curtain. From a design point of view, the only thing that you need to consider is that it is not going to affect the views across the room
Add Some Seating
One of the great points of a wetroom is that you have more space to work with and you don’t feel boxed in by a shower. So, you could always opt to add in some more flexible features such as a bench or chair. This gives you the option of having a more relaxing shower experience if you would like one. You could also install and adjustable shower so that it is easy to get it down to the height that you are looking for.
Go For Modern Styling
Most wetrooms tend to take a modern approach to styling, so go for the contemporary bathroom features which are going to keep the room looking fresh for years to come. It may be that you only need to the shower and tiling, which allows you to create a room which is quite understated.
If you are thinking about create a wetroom environment in your house, these are just five of the design tips which should help you out.