Even a small bathroom can become beautiful and cozy.
The bathroom is a very functional part of any apartment, including small-sized. The toilet should fit here bath or shower, there should be a place for storage cosmetics and detergents, I’d like to “cram” here washing machine.
- How to choose a shower for a small bathroom
- Functionality and durability of a shower cabin for small the rooms
- Showers in small bathtubs: how to design
Mirror tiles on the ceiling will help to make the room visually higher
Brickwork in the interior of a small bathroom
Small shower cubicle located in the bathroom niche the rooms
To save a lot of space helps the shower in a small bathroom, and visually expand a small room possible with finishes and accessories. Design design a small bath with a shower can be done on your own, enough know some basic tricks and rules for choosing and installing this miracle of technology in a space limited to a minimum.
How to choose a shower for a small bathroom
Small bathrooms often have to give up from the bath to the shower
Unfortunately, standard apartment buildings built in last century, suggest a meager room under the bathroom. In many of them it’s not possible to install even a standard bathroom, 170 cm long. The shower room will be the excellent decision for such rooms cabin. But on how to properly place a shower in small bathroom, not everyone knows.
Before proceeding with the selection of a cabin, you must be sure determine its type and where it is supposed to be install.
Shower cabin in the interior of the loft style bathroom
Red and black tiles look great in decoration hygiene room
Important! The place where the shower will stand should be located next to communications – sewage, ventilation and plumbing.
In addition, devices of this type are equipped with additional accessories that require power. That is, nearby the electrical outlet must be located мощности.
Белый цвет в отделке помещения сделает интерьер просторнее
Blue walls and red decor elements will make your design irresistible
A shower cabin can save space, for example, for washing machine
In a small room it’s not wise to install bulky constructions along the walls. The best place for a shower in small bath rooms – this is one of the corners of the room. Dimensions These devices are very different – from 90 × 90 (maximum) to 70 × 70 (minimum).
Once the installation location for the shower is selected, you need to determine how much space it can take to Do not create inconvenience. Access to it must be free, it is not should interfere with the use of other devices installed in indoors.
Vertical Mosaic Tile helps to stretch the space visually up
Elegant combination of glass and wood in the interior of the bathroom the rooms
When buying a device, you must warn the consultant store that you need a compact shower in a small bathroom the room. And the best thing is to pre-cook a stencil that is exactly corresponds to the place chosen for the installation of the cab. The fact, what to compare the dimensions of the device in the store with the dimensions of the bathroom rooms “in memory” is very difficult. After models are selected the right size, you need to inspect the location of its sources connections to the main and additional communication systems.
Functionality and durability of a shower cabin for small the rooms
Shower cabin in a classic style bathroom interior
In a small room, install a conventional shower impossible. But just because the device will be compact doesn’t mean that it will be less functional.
Determine what functions should be in the shower, you need long before her purchase. In a standard set of options multifunction showers include:
- Finnish or Turkish bath (steam generator),
- Charcot shower
Shower cabin with Finnish sauna
- modes of relaxation and aromatization,
- hydromassage, backlight,
- contrast shower mode.
Shower cabin with hydromassage will help to relax after busy day
If one person will use the cabin, then with a choice function problems will not arise. But in case the model is selected for a large family, the wishes of all its members should be taken into account.
Much attention should be paid to the type of shower tray. Most manufacturers confine themselves to a corrugated surface for security assurance. But the best option is the surface pallet covered with anti-slip material. Longevity of this details depends on the characteristics of the structure of the material from which it made.
The cheapest are cast iron and steel pallets. But the disadvantages are there are more than advantages. Water hitting their surface makes a loud sound, the enamel with which they are coated quickly erases or breaks off at the slightest mechanical impact or shock. The best and most durable pallets are acrylic, ceramic, or marble. Marble and ceramics are resistant even to strong damage, and acrylic is very easy to repair even with strong damage.
The size and depth of the pallet are no less important than the type the material from which it is made.
The combination of bath and shower will help to please all residents apartments
Instead of a small bath, it’s better to install a spacious shower the cabin
Advice! For families with small children the best there will be a choice of a deep pallet – in it you can buy a baby or soak laundry before washing.
Showers in small bathtubs are great for families. with young children
Models of showers for small bathrooms should be equipped with sliding doors (sashes) of three, four or six parts mounted on a roller mechanism. This will allow significantly save the space of a small room. Doors for showers are usually made of glass or polystyrene. When choosing a material, it is important to remember:
- Polystyrene curtains are cheaper than glass, but they quickly lose transparency, ugly appear on their surface over time divorces.
- Glass curtains increase the cost of the cabin, but they serve much longer, pollution is easily washed away from them.
Polystyrene curtains are cheaper, but not as practical as glass
Pastel colors give the interior lightness and tranquility.
Showers in small bathtubs: how to design
Of great importance in arranging a small bathroom is and the design of her interior. The shower cabin usually takes most of the room, making it even smaller. To avoid Such an effect, you need to choose the right finishing materials.
Stylish chrome shower cabin in the interior of the marine style
Visually expand a small space with light tones. Moreover, it is not necessary to adhere to classic white color. For example, a great solution would be using a combination of pink with olive or lilac, white with light green and gray. But combine more than three tones not at the same time. The surface of the floor and ceiling is better to be painted or trimmed with materials of a lighter shade, and walls – more dark.
Compact shower area in a small bathtub
Chic contrasting bathroom interior with shower cabin
Idea! An interesting solution for visual magnification the area of the bathroom with shower – a tray lined with the same tiles as the floor of the room.
A solid plane without delimiting the shower zone lengthens and expands the room. Geometric pattern (stripes or ovals) multiply the effect.
To prevent the decor of a small bathroom discomfort, it is better to use light colors for decoration
Visual delimitation of space by color stripes helps not only to increase the area of a small bathroom, but also “cheer” her or make her refined, elegant. Highlight Zones strips of darker color.
The play of color should be traced not only in the design of walls, floors and ceiling, but also in plumbing. The modern market offers a wide choice of colors for toilets, sinks, walls and shower doors cabins. The best solution would be to buy the whole kit sanitary ware for the design of the bathroom, made in one color and style.
Mirror surfaces will make the room visually wider
Contrast fusion style shower
The original design of the bathroom – in colorful stripes