Is a walk-in shower a good idea?
Sure, the walk-in shower is a must-have in bathroom! It's chic; it's airy ... But is it possible to integrate one in your bathroom? Indeed, under its aesthetic simplicity a few technical difficulties are hidden. It will be necessary to verify that it is possible to embed the whole system (receiver, evacuation, etc.) in your floor. The true Italian shower is on one level. In floor, your possibilities to dig will be reduced. Nevertheless, if you really care for your Italian shower, you will always be able to raise the floor of your bathroom - by means of heavy work or raise the shower on a walk.
Which coating to choose for your bathrooms?
The bathroom is not a room like the others so your choice of bathroom coverings should not be normal. On the floor as on the wall, the coating you will choose will have to withstand the conditions of hygrometry of the places. Preferred coatings are tiles and mosaics - which must be accompanied by a waterproofing system under tile or SPEC for the intimates and also paint suitable for wet rooms to guarantee their durability and facilitate maintenance.
Do not neglect the electrical standards
In the wet environment of the bathroom, electricity is even more a sensitive subject. This requires an installation that meets the standards of NF C 15-100. Respect the four security volumes always and install dedicated Class 1 and Class 2 electrical equipment. Care should be taken to follow these rules to ensure your safety and to make your insurance valid.
Bathroom fitting and aeration
Who says humid rooms need no aeration! Not to mention the fact that the bathrooms are usually rooms of reduced dimensions. Good ventilation is therefore essential to renew the air of your room and to fight against molds and bad odors. Even if your bathroom has a window, mechanical ventilation (VMC) is recommended. As for the rooms without window, a VMC is a must.
What lighting for your bathroom?
A bathroom does not illuminate as a living room or as a kitchen. Think in a bathroom you do precision work like beard trimming for some, makeup for others. A ceiling light will not be enough. Multiply the light points for a homogeneous and shadow-free light. So add functional lighting (wall lights, portholes, rails, spotlights or lighting in the bathroom cabinet) for top bathroom lighting. And of course, respect the electrical standards!
Small bathroom: do not forget the storage!
Makeup, shampoos, bath towels, etc. Where will you store all your beauty products and towels ? A minimalist bathroom has its charm but do not forget to integrate storage! Even small bathrooms right there uses vanity units; shelves above the toilets- use all available spaces.
Be careful not to block access to piping
When you renovate your bathroom , you choose beautiful tiles, a nice washbasin, etc., but you never think of the worst: the leak. Always have fitted hatches access to the taps thereby not destroying walls and floors in case of unexpected water damage.