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Bathroom Fixtures Work Best When Matching the Feel of a Home


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When looking to buy new bathroom fixtures for a home, it is important that a person takes into account what the rest of the home looks like. Although the bathroom certainly should have its own look and feel, there is also something in the décor of this room that should be somewhat similar to the décor in the rest of the home.

A person can do this by keeping some of the following things in mind:

  • How is the hallway? Look at the hallway that is leading up to the bathroom where new fixtures are to be added. What kind of things are in this hallway? For example, if there are a lot of family photos on the wall, there is a chance that a person might also want to include a couple of family photos in the bathroom as well. Doing this can make a transition from the hallway to the bathroom without there being too stark of a contrast.

  • Look at the tub - Take a look around the bathroom to see what kinds of things already exist in the bathroom to see what can be played off of. For example, if there is a claw foot tub in the bathroom, this means that a person could place light fixtures in the bathroom that have the same kind of steel or copper feel to them that these claw feet do.

  • Mirror size - A mirror is one of the main bathroom fixtures that is used in bathrooms. Mirrors are universally located in almost all bathrooms, therefore people expect to find these items in bathrooms. However, if a person is able to find a mirror that sets itself apart from other mirrors, it can be a pleasant surprise for a person who is in the bathroom for the first time. When it comes to mirrors, the bigger they are the better they tend to be.

  • How are the lights - The main fixtures in a bathroom are those that involve lights. While it can be expensive to do an overhaul and take out old fixtures to be able to add new ones, there is another option when dealing with these fixtures.

    By simply replacing the kinds of light bulbs that are used, the fixtures in the bathroom can be embellished. For example, if there are dull lights in the bathroom currently, there is a good chance that people do not really pay too much attention to the fixtures in which the light bulbs are held.

    On the other hand, a person who buys bright, fluorescent light bulbs to place inside of the fixtures in the bathroom will find that any silver or metallic fixtures in the bathroom will get an extra shine to them thanks to the increase in light.

    The most important thing to do when dealing with these fixtures is to be true to the rest of the home. By making sure that the home and the bathroom have the same overall feel, a person can know that he or she has done a good job in decorating the bathroom and in using bathroom fixtures that make the home and bathroom look nicer.

    Anne Clarke writes numerous articles for Web sites on gardening, biking, fashion, and home decor. Her background also includes running, yoga, and tattoos. For more of her useful information on bathroom accessories, visit Bathroom Fixtures .

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