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The benefits of a vanity unit in your bathroom

Since the bathroom is no longer perceived as a merely functional space, one is drawn to choosing fixtures and fittings developed to enhance user comfort and bathroom aesthetics. Vanity units hold great potential for their decorative value. However, the role of vanity units is not limited to aesthetics but can improve organisation and efficiency. Read further to appreciate the benefits of a vanity unit in your bathroom.

Décor

Bathroom organisation Since vanity units provide additional storage space by way of cabinets or counter top space, they can keep the bathroom clutter-free. Items which would otherwise be strewn over ledges and bath decks can be neatly stashed away or displayed as desired. Concealing plumbing Vanity units can conceal the pipes servicing bathroom sinks. Though pedestal basins do not have this problem, accessing and cleaning the area behind the pedestal is inconvenient. Vanity units allow easy access while concealing unsightly features of the bathroom. Styling The exceptional range of vanity units in terms of material and styling makes them a much desired aesthetic object in the bathroom. Oak units can give a classic look, while stone-tops like granite and marble can impart a rich appeal. Contemporary designs can be found in white glass, metal and glass. Styling can also be based on the relation of basin units with the counter top. Designer sinks may be found in top-mounted or sunk arrangement. Wall vanity units and those that are integrated with the water closet can offer compact solutions for tight spaces. Even corner sinks and small sinks can have compatible vanity units.

Extended counter space

Vanity sinks are used for a variety of activities like brushing, applying make-up, shaving or freshening up for a special occasion. The extended counter space of vanity units allows you to place all the requisite tools for your tasks such as tweezers, hairbrushes, make-up, fragrances, creams and lotions. You can display your toiletries range or place candles and art objects adding to the ambience of the room. The counter space can be provided with light fixtures integrated with the unit. This allows improved task lighting and is useful if the bathroom lighting design cannot be easily altered.

Added storage

Other than the counter space, vanity units also allow increased storage. Cabinets under sink can be used for stowing away a trash bin or bathroom cleaning supplies out of sight but within easy reach. Storage features may be added as wall cabinets and drawers. Bath cabinets are always handy and can hold folded towels, medicines and spare toilet supplies. Some models even have an integrated towel rack. The increased comfort and aesthetic appeal of a vanity unit can add a touch of luxury to your bathroom.

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