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Choosing Bathroom Cabinets and Vanities

Choosing Bathroom Cabinets and Vanities

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June 19, 2007

If you're looking at starting a bathroom remodeling project, you will need to look at bathroom cabinets and vanities.  These main accessories for your bathroom allow you to create an instant look for the room, while also offering you space for storage as well as for your morning routine.  But shopping for bathroom cabinets and vanities is not always as simple as you think.  Here are three things to keep in mind when you head out the door to start changing your style:

Shopping for bathroom cabinets and vanities can start with a basic plan for what you want your bathroom to look like.  However, this is not enough when you want to add these larger elements to your bath.  You will need to begin your planning by figuring out how much space you want to take up with these items.  While you might have a larger bathroom where size is not an issue, smaller bathrooms can often become overwhelmed by the wrong choices.  Be sure to measure out the dimensions of your bathroom before shopping and then bring those numbers with you.  You might also want to figure out just how big the cabinets and vanities should be before you shop so that you stay within those guidelines.

Bathroom Cabinets and Vanities

The next part of shopping for bathroom cabinets and vanities is to determine the style of what you want to purchase.  With hundreds of styles and fashions available, you will want to limit the choices you have before you walk into the home remodeling center or store.  This might be easy when you already have wallpaper or paints that you want to keep the same, but when you are starting complete over, you will want to choose your style carefully.  To choose the style that will work for you, you might want to look at bathroom remodeling books and websites, plus take tours of the bathrooms of your friends and family to see if there's anything you might like to 'borrow' from their bathrooms.

And finally, you will want to shop for bathroom cabinets and vanities with the general price in mind.  Because the prices can range from highly expensive to moderately priced, it will help to limit your options by having a clear idea of the range that you are willing to pay.

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