Lighting: Because most of your day’s (and night’s) preparation takes place in the bathroom, it is perhaps most essential that you light this space in your house right. Too much, too little, or otherwise improper lighting around the vanity could result in garish grooming, so you don’t want to skimp on your lighting budget. While it may be wise to install dimmable recessed lighting around the rest of the room, such lights are dangerous around the vanity, where they can cast deceiving shadows on the face. Instead, vertical fixtures or sconces mounted on either side of the mirror will provide even light. These task lights should total 150 watts, providing sufficient brightness that won’t wash out the face’s features.
Countertop: Usually, home remodelers devote weeks of deliberation to their kitchen countertops only to flippantly choose the material that makes up their bathroom vanities. However, vanity countertops are just as integral to the room’s design – if not more so, considering the smaller space. By hiring a reliable cabinetmaker, you can select from a bevy of countertop materials, including: granite, marble, quartzite, laminate, tile, wood, concrete. Of course, some countertop materials will be easier to maintain than others in the humid bathroom environment. For example, wood counters, unless immaculately sealed, will soak up steam like a sponge and rot. Tile, though amply customizable, may be difficult to clean with the small, rough grout lines. Generally, the safest and easiest choices are granite and marble, which create a sophisticated, stunning look and little hassle.
Sink and Fixtures: The sink is perhaps the most flexible and creative decision you have to make for your bathroom vanity. Bathroom sinks – unlike largely utilitarian kitchen sinks – are major design elements, and they come in all different styles and scopes to suit your tastes. Pedestal. Best for guest baths where storage isn’t a necessity, pedestals are sleek and simple. Wall–mount. Like pedestals, what wall–mounted sinks lack in storage they make up in chic simplicity. Under–counter. Allowing for plenty of counter space, under–counter sinks lack rims and look especially clean. Vessel. Dramatic focal points in the bathroom, vessel sinks sit on top of counters. Drop–ins. The most common style of bathroom sink, drop–ins are highly functional and easy to install. Once you choose a sink, you can dress it up with faucets that match its design. Like sinks themselves, bathroom bling comes in all shapes and sizes, but it is drastically easier to change fixtures if you decide you want a change. Thus, you should feel comfortable experimenting with different styles as your vanity tastes change.
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