Return to the Bathrooms Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Storage in Guest Bath

Posted by patty2430 (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 24, 12 at 13:04

New house built in 2003; finally constructing guest bath in garden level. We have a spot for storage that is 52" wide, 22" deep, about 80-84" high. Our first thought is to put in lower cupboards (a 36" & a 15"); a countertop with a couple electrical outlets and maybe undermount lighting, and upper cupboards. Carpenter is building storage for us, so whatever we want. Also a 60" shower stall on the same wall (it was configured for a bathtub but we changed to a shower and had to accommodate the drain placement). Any other unique ideas out there? We have a 36" vanity on the opposite wall; will also probably put in a medicine cabinet/mirror above vanity.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Storage in Guest Bath

That is a nice space. Have you thought about a make-up table with a nice counter, good lighting and mirror? Seems that accommodations, even many hotels, lack a place to set-out all the items one takes with when traveling and it is a mess having to continually locate things in a travel case.

Outlets for blow dryer, curling iron.

A large medicine cabinet or dedicated drawer with items guests may have forgotten such as new tooth brushes, personal shampoo, aspirin etc.

Train rack for extra towels.

Hope it turns out nicely.


 o
RE: Storage in Guest Bath

Thank you fnmroberts for your suggestions--we're taking all into consideration; train rack is a great idea. Lots of work but glad to have a guest bath in the house.


 o
RE: Storage in Guest Bath

How about a free-standing armoire? We were thinking about more cabinets but they turned out to be cost prohibitive. I found this at a moving sale.

Armoire


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Bathrooms Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here