Wall Mount Bathroom

Clean Clean Clean! I want my bathroom to be easy to clean. Consider designing a wall-mounted bathroom

Your cabinets can be wall-mounted. They allow for a more open feeling in the bathroom with easier cleaning since you can sweep or mop right under them. And did you know you could quickly, easily and INEXPENSIVELY add LED lighting on the underside of the wall-mount cabinets providing additional ambient/safety lighting?

Keuco Wall Mount Cabinet

Wall Mount Vanity

Take note of the division between shower and cabinet with the top portion of the divider being glass and the thin bottom portion being tile.

What?!! You’re afraid of wall-mount cabinets? You kids will hang on them and surely pull them off of the wall? Did you realize that your kitchen cabinets are wall hung? The same ones that have been storing your heavy dishes and glassware for years? YUP! When installed correctly, wall-mount cabinets are NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT!

The toilet can be wall-mounted, too! Surprise! When I visited Germany and Switzerland last year, I did not encounter ONE floor-mounted toilet. In all of those old hotels and in those new modern restaurants, in the airport and in the clubs, every toilet was wall-mounted. That’s because they save space and they can hold up to 800 POUNDS!! If you weigh more than 800 lbs, it’s likely you’re not using the wall-mounted toilet anyway.

I like how they had fun with tile/wood here

This is a great example of a Wet Room which I will discuss in the near future

More Pluses: they’re easier to clean under and they are height adjustable at the time of installation from about 17” to 22” – so short and tall homeowners can dictate how tall their toilet should be. The standard, chair height toilet with the seat is about 17” off the floor. And most of them are dual-flush offering you more opportunities to save water. Even if you’re on a well, it’s still good to save water, right?

Feel free to come in and discuss some of these easy to clean design ideas. We have lots of products to satisfy this objective!

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The Family Bathroom

Get away from me!! It’s MY turn! Hurry up!! Your elbow is in MY space!!

AAAAAaaah the Family Bathroom. Let’s assume you have kids. Or let’s assume there are TWO people using the bathroom. And let’s assume that there is a battle for space. And you don’t have room for two sinks. How about a larger than normal sink with TWO faucets? There are a variety of options from several manufacturers. Following up on my previous discussion regarding the Fear of Modern, I suggested tiptoeing into this design area by mixing modern with traditional. This is an example of a modern sink with two traditional faucets over it.

And how can you resist this one?

What about storage you ask? This is the same sink built in with counter space and a shelf below.

This is a small bathroom with a small vanity but STILL– two people could brush their teeth or wash their hands at the same time.

By incorporating sinks like this, in the 37” range, you can (hopefully) allow for an upright cabinet for storage.

And when it comes to the shower and a growing family, a handshower on a slidebar is a must-have. Your toddler can take a “big kid” shower at age 3 and your growing teenager can raise the showerhead to their 5’8” or their 6’5” height. (Plus, short moms and tall dads can both have the showerhead at a reasonable height). And if your plumbing codes allow it, it’s always nice to shower together with two shower heads!

When I think of little boys, or big ones for that matter, I think about the toilet cleaning issues. With this in mind, it’s hard to beat a wall-mount toilet. (I’ll address these further in a future blog) They’re easy to clean under and there is less of them to clean overall. Think of all of the space you’ll save!

I had to include this photo even though there is no slide bar because this bathroom has a wall-mount toilet IN THE SHOWER!! It’s a great space saver. You couldn’t do this with a floor-mount toilet but think of the space you could save. This is called a Wet Room and I’ll discuss this in a future blog, too.

Family is all about closeness anyway, right? So squeeze in and consider two faucets over one big sink, showering together and building a wet room.

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