Shelves, hooks, and suitable containers will save the day. Even in a large bathroom, it isn’t easy to provide a lot of storage space. But how to place everything you need in a small one? No need to despair – everything can be solved. Read on!
1. Decide on the location of the washing machine
If there is no longer room for a washing machine in the kitchen unit, it may be possible to set aside a small washing area to make room in the bathroom. This can be a separate small room or a built-in closet near the bathroom – above the machine; you can store household goods, additional towels, and other household items. Pay attention to the wet zone boundaries.
Even if the washing machine is located in the bathroom itself, storage space can be provided there. This can be either a system with a built-in washing machine (like IKEA cabinets) or a cabinet or shelves above it.
Even if there is already a heated towel rail above the machine, you can fit a small cabinet above it for storing things that you do not need every day.
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2. Use the space under the sink
You can also place shelves or a cabinet under the sink. Or use cabinets with a sink – hanging or floor standing. There will be plenty of storage space for all hygiene products.
3. Fill free space with shelves
If your interior style involves an abundance of open storage space, hang more shelves, including above and next to the mirror. There are never many of them.
4. Choose a mirror cabinet instead of a mirror
Small things like toothbrushes and toothpaste, creams, and cleansers are conveniently stored in a mirror cabinet. The best option is built-in lighting; this way, you don’t have to place other lamps for the wall’s mirror zone.
5. Place heated towel rails of the correct size
If the family is large and you use a large number of towels every day, you can use a tall heated towel rail; there are narrow (430–550 mm) and comfortable in height (900 mm and more) models. Using hooks can also solve the problem of placing everyday towels.
6. Hang the hooks
In the area where the bathtub is used, you can fasten the rails – the hooks on them are useful for placing washcloths or children’s toys. Or place hooks on the suction cups.
You can hang a couple of towel hooks on your bathroom door. Cabinet doors from the inside are also worth using; it is convenient to store small flat accessories on small hooks. For small metal objects, you can attach a magnetic strip.
7. Store household chemicals under the bathroom
A properly equipped space under the bathroom is a great place to place household chemicals. You can arrange a small system with shelves or use regular storage boxes.
8. Purchase suitable containers
Wicker baskets or textile baskets add comfort to your bathroom, and they can be placed not only on the shelves but also on the washing machine. Dividers will help keep your little things in order.
Cosmetics are conveniently stored in small boxes that can be easily stowed away in any storage area. The main thing is not to forget to sign the container for easy searching. And the makeup brushes can be kept in a regular glass. Pour coffee beans or colored sand into it; this will add coziness to the bathroom, and the smell of coffee will invigorate in the morning.
9. Use the space above the toilet
Place shelves or small cabinets above the toilet. Please note that shelves or cabinets do not interfere with using a plumbing appliance – such storage places should be shallow.
10. Replace the regular curtain with a glass
This will visually expand the space, and the angle between the glass curtain and the adjoining wall can also be used to store shampoos, shower gels, and other products.
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11. Don’t forget about design
When planning storage in the bathroom, consider not only the number of shelves and the design of the entire room. Storage space should fit seamlessly with the style of the room. By the way, to make the bathroom visually more spacious, choose tiles of light shades, adding color accents to the decor or one of the walls.
Adapted and translated by Wiki Avenue Staff
Sources: Life hacker