Every bathroom has a good amount of toiletries and other essentials, from shampoos, lotions, and other potions to various appliances such as hair dryers, shavers, and the like. And if you have a small bathroom, your bathroom storage space must be groaning with all the weight of these necessities. You may even have to make do with a cupboard located outside your bathroom just to store all your bathroom essentials in.
But there’s no need to make drastic changes just yet (such as expanding your bathroom or moving to a different home altogether!). There are some things you can do to improve your bathroom’s storage capacity, and they do not need to be major changes, either.
Install Narrow Shelving
More tiny bathrooms today are benefitting from the right-sized shelving. And by this, we mean narrow shelving. The beauty about narrow shelves like these is that they can be installed upwards rather than outwards. So if you have a lot of smaller bathroom items such as tubes of lotion or moisturiser, you can easily store these on your narrow shelving rather than on a cupboard or vanity. You can find narrow shelving which can be as small as eight inches in width, and you can stack up to five shelves on your bathroom’s walls. Narrow shelving also adds a bit more height to your bathroom, which is perfect for bathrooms with low ceilings as well.
Make Use of Specially-built Utility Shelves
Another type of shelving you can use for a small bathroom is those specially-built shelves which can easily fit around your basin’s pedestal or over your bathroom’s showerhead. You can even make these utility shelves look more attractive by placing small towels or tiny potted plants on them.
Make Use of your Bathroom’s Corners
If you would really like to enhance your bathroom’s storage capacity, you can also add a small cupboard to the bathroom’s corners. Bathroom corners are often overlooked, simply because we are not used to placing anything in the corners aside from plants. A stand-alone cupboard installed in your bathroom’s corners can give the space a more quaint and charming look as well.
Enhance your Privacy with Wooden or Wicker Containers
If you already have standard shelves for your bathroom but are a bit uneasy about displaying all your toiletries for everyone to see, you can always purchase small wire, wicker, or wooden containers where you can store your items with ease.
Install Illuminated Mirrors for your Bathroom
One really advantageous addition to any modern bathroom is an illuminated mirror. Illuminated bathroom mirrors can be found at suppliers such as www.lightmirrors.co.uk, and they can also come with built-in cupboards where you can store small items as well. Additionally, these LED bathroom mirrors are equipped with features such as anti-mist or fog properties and even built-in sockets where you can plug in your electric shaver, toothbrush, or hair dryer. The LED lighting in these modern bathroom mirrors with lights are also energy-efficient and give your bathroom a much brighter look which also gives the illusion of space.
And when all is said and done, one other change you can make to improve your bathroom’s storage space is to simply avoid clutter. How do you do this? Just be more organised with all your bathroom items, and keep a tab on which ones need to be thrown away and which need to be replaced. It also helps to have a system of rotation where you can easily see which items are no longer necessary.