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The essentials and the styles that please
While it may be easy to get caught up in the big-ticket items during your bathroom remodel – like the bathroom sink, toilet , shower, bath tub and even the bidet for the adventurous type – often it's the little things that take the most thought and planning for DIY plumbing. Choosing the right bathroom plumbing fixtures is as crucial as choosing any of the installations themselves, both from a style standpoint and for function.
Fixtures for Form
When choosing fixtures from an aesthetic perspective, your mind will likely first settle on your bathroom faucets – in particular, what style of bathroom faucet will best suit your decor scheme?
You'll find the widest selection of fixtures in bidet faucets, bathroom sink faucets and bath tub faucets. Available in a variety of styles, including long neck, short neck, wall mounted, sink mounted or tub mounted, these fixtures will complement any number of themes. You'll also find countless finishes on the market that will suit any color or design scheme. For example, a country or antique bathroom is typically flattered by a long neck faucet with two separate hot and cold spigots on the side. Look for finishes like antique copper or cast iron to complete the rustic design.
For a more contemporary look, brushed nickel and aluminum are visually appealing. The glossy shine combined with an updated sink made from glass or steel gives a unique twist that is sure to draw eyes. Look for goose neck faucets or faucets with a subtle arc to add a touch of elegance.
Other Bathroom Plumbing Fixtures:
Your bathroom sink is one of the most important choices you'll make for a bathroom – it's a focal point in the room, so you'll want it to look attractive, but it also needs to be functional in your everyday life.
If you're looking for a small bathroom sink for your small bathroom, a pedestal sink is a great choice. Corner sinks will also work, depending on the layout of the room. If storage is what you need (and you have the space), consider a bathroom vanity sink with multiple drawers and cupboards, or even just a bathroom sink cabinet for a little extra space.
When it comes to bathroom sink style, the choices go way beyond porcelain – a glass bathroom sink is a funky twist on tradition, while a copper bathroom sink is a great complement to a country or antique theme. Regardless of your style, be sure to combine a practical element in your choice of bathroom sink. It will make all the difference in your small space.
A bidet is not necessarily a must-have for a bathroom, but if you can afford the space and the extra cost, it might be a good idea.
Although known for their more risque associations, bidets are also useful in treating specific health conditions or for washing other body parts, such as feet. Similar to a bidet is the bidet toilet, sometimes called the Japanese toilet. Basically, it is the combination of a bidet and a toilet...