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Advises of Your Bathroom Design

The typical 537-foot bath “footprint” makes a generously sized powder room and a decent-size half bath. It can be sufficient for a kids’ bath if no more than two will be using it at once and if you’ve cleverly planned in separate storage for each child. It may even be enough for a master bath if what you most want is just the convenience of the plumbing in or near the master bedroom.

A 537-foot space won’t be enough, however, for a lavish master bath with extra fixtures (bidet, separate whirlpool tub, sauna, etc.), and it may also be a bit skimpy for a shared family bath by today’s standards.

You can make up the difference visually by keeping the design scheme calm, using mirrors liberally, and specifying cabinetry that makes the best use of space (consider lazy Susans; cubbyholes; and small drawers, such as lingerie or spice drawers). Read more »