Bathrooms are one of the least considered parts of the design of a new home and yet, after cooking, we spend more time in the bathroom than anywhere else in the house . This becomes even more important when you consider that the bathroom must also be functional. Unlike the bedrooms and living rooms, the bathroom is a very busy room where often you are actively doing something and with time constraints to add to the chaos.
Complete this question below for each of the bathrooms expected in your home:
What type of house will be the bathroom?
House _____ Condo _____ Other _____
How many and who are the main users of this bathroom?
Adults _____ Children _____ Guest _____
Type of bathroom?
Master Suite _____ Hall _____ Guest_____ Powder _____
How many and what appliances in this bathroom?
Shower (separate from bathtub) _____
Combined bath / shower _____
Is this the only bathroom of your house? _____
Do you want one or two sinks? _____
Free? _____ In the counter? ______ Ship? _____
Do you want a room for a linen closet in the bathroom? _______________
How old is your house? _______________
What style is your house? _____________________
What do you like in your current bathroom? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
What do you like about your current bathroom? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Bring this information now to your architect, designer or contractor and do not be afraid to include photos from magazines, commercials and friends' houses – all that's included. it takes to get them to understand what you want the finished product to look like. This is your dream home and bathroom – make sure it's done right the first time!