Compared to the past, kitchens and bathrooms have acquired a fresh aura and accorded greater importance. Besides functional aspects, they need to be stylish spaces, well decorated with tiles and cabinets, appliances and appropriate lighting fixtures. Ventilation is important for health reasons and art encourages the feel good factor. Remodeling gets rid of the past designs and adopting new technology, smarter and faster. Homeowners now want to be free from grout and keeping it clean. Less maintenance, the easier with durable and affordable materials like porcelains. Cleaning mold on grout and re-caulking are headaches in greater humidity the new generation wishes to avoid.
The use of minimum maintenance products
The younger generation is constantly finding easy solutions and will not accept hard maintenance. The house requires lots of doing and some things require little effort to care for. The new trends like walk in showers with glass doors are certainly easier to maintain, and that is why they are preferred besides the aesthetic reasons. A walk in shower without a door would reduce maintenance and expense too. Is it necessary to have a tub in the master bathroom to match the new shower style?
Nowadays, go in for the jet-less soaking tubs in the contemporary style! Why not opt for the combination tub and shower? Large tiles create illusions of greater space. Vanities installed above the ground surface on the wall also create bigger dimensions.
A world of attractive fixtures of metals
The stylized bathroom metal fixtures of faucets, shower heads and fancy taps do liven up the space and uplift spirits each morning and before bedtime. Trendy designs and a range of colors and shades in silver and gold can be found in chrome and bronze along with brushed nickel.
Wonder flooring materials
Porcelains and ceramics for floors have always been in favor and continue to be so presently, available in great variety and imitation looks of natural stone and wood. Lavish vinyl is also getting popular and costs are coming down through competition. Once used in business premises alone, vinyl is now installed in homes.
Fairy tale countertops
Do you fancy glass and marble, quartz and granite?
The home spa
Adopting a minimalist approach, the idea of a spa at home is a wonderful thought for a home owner. Pastels and neutrals are the usual colors for a peaceful bathroom. Set up a tidy surrounding and prepare for a grand experience.