Modern flat – Loft Extension and Renovation, Fulham, SW6: modern Bathroom by TOTUS

Simple and easy tricks for a comfy bathroom

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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Getting your bathroom right isn't as easy as you might think. If it was just a case of buying a bathtub, sink and toilet and popping them into a room, designers wouldn't be such a necessary resource. In reality, they are and we're about to show you why! 

We've figured out some of the key secrets that designers use to make bathrooms really pop, as well as some easy cleaning tips and handy other uses for your space.

So, if you've been considering a revamp of your bathroom design, this is an unmissable article. And even better, all our tips are budget-friendly. You're welcome!

1. Heated rowel rails look good

But they also make light work of keeping towels hygienic and add value to your home!

2. Add spice racks to your wall

Town House, Sussex.: classic Bathroom by CHALKSPACE
CHALKSPACE

Town House, Sussex.

CHALKSPACE

To easily display beauty products in an orderly fashion.

3. Screw a magazine holder to the inside of a cabinet door

Battersea Town House: modern Bathroom by PAD ARCHITECTS
PAD ARCHITECTS

Battersea Town House

PAD ARCHITECTS

Perfect for holding your hairdryer.

4. Hang wrinkled clothes on the back of the door while you shower

Bamboo: modern Bathroom by Pixers
Pixers

Bamboo

Pixers

The steam from your shower will help de-crease them.

You didn't think your bathroom was just for bathing, did you?!

5. Clean the shower screen while you shower

Modern flat – Loft Extension and Renovation, Fulham, SW6: modern Bathroom by TOTUS
TOTUS

Modern flat – Loft Extension and Renovation, Fulham, SW6

TOTUS

This makes things much easier and quicker.

6. Add coat hooks to your room

Apartment Refurbishment – Richmond-upon-Thames, London: modern Bathroom by Cube Lofts
Cube Lofts

Apartment Refurbishment – Richmond-upon-Thames, London

Cube Lofts

So everyone can have their own towel spot.

7. Stick magnetic strips to the inside of cabinet doors

Dyar park twin house: eclectic Bathroom by THE Studio
THE Studio

Dyar park twin house

THE Studio

To give you somewhere to store pesky hair grips.

8. Fit a bookshelf above the door

Apartment Refurbishment – Richmond-upon-Thames, London: modern Bathroom by Cube Lofts
Cube Lofts

Apartment Refurbishment – Richmond-upon-Thames, London

Cube Lofts

For hidden but vital storage.

9. Create more space on your vanity

Hadley Wood - North London: modern Bathroom by New Images Ltd
New Images Ltd

Hadley Wood—North London

New Images Ltd

By using a cake stand as a toiletries display.

10. A dry sink will amplify your phone perfectly

So you'll never miss a call and can enjoy some tunes while you shower!

11. Tumble dryer sheets wipe away soap scum in one go

So less time wasted scrubbing.

12. Fill Ziploc bags with vinegar

Extensive landscaping including creation of wetlands lake ensures this new home blends seamlessly into landscape: classic Bathroom by Des Ewing Residential Architects
Des Ewing Residential Architects

Extensive landscaping including creation of wetlands lake ensures this new home blends seamlessly into landscape

Des Ewing Residential Architects

Then attach to taps and shower heads and leave overnight to remove limescale.

13. Make the room seem bigger

A collection of four contemporary Iroko timber-clad modern family homes: modern Bathroom by Des Ewing Residential Architects
Des Ewing Residential Architects

A collection of four contemporary Iroko timber-clad modern family homes

Des Ewing Residential Architects

By installing the biggest mirror possible.

14. Roll your towels instead of folding them

Bathroom - Belsize Park: modern Bathroom by Roselind Wilson Design
Roselind Wilson Design

Bathroom—Belsize Park

Roselind Wilson Design

To squeeze out a little more storage space.

15. Add a stone feature wall for less cleaning

A simple blast with the shower is all that's needed.

16. If you need more hanging space

Add multiple towel rails to your door.

For more bathroom inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: Clever tricks to overcome your small bathroom pains.

Which of these bathroom ideas will you put into practice?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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