How to Choose the Right Bathroom Vanity Design

by Robert Warren

Whether you’re building a new bathroom or renovating an existing one, choosing the right bathroom vanity design is always a major decision. One of the biggest purchases you’ll make for your bathroom is the vanity units, along with the tub and shower.

It’s not just enough to get good vanity units. There are lots of factors you have to consider when buying it. Here are some things you should look out for when buying vanities for your next bathroom remodel.

Choosing the Right Bathroom Vanity Design
Bathroom Vanity Measurement
One of the biggest factors to consider when choosing your vanities is the size of your bathroom. Choosing ones that are too small will create leftover space while choosing ones that are too big will suck in all the space available for movement.

Your overall space and, most importantly, the floor plan will help you choose the right bathroom vanity design. Look at the height, depth, and width.

If you have a small bathroom that can only take a single vanity, then automatically you can avoid looking at double vanities. You also have to choose vanities that allow you to leave enough space for protruding cabinets, and for feet to pass through.

There should also be enough space for other bathroom vanity furniture

Speaking of vanities…

What kind will suit my bathroom vanity design?
There are different kinds of vanities for sale, so your overall space, floor plan, and personal style will determine the kind of vanities you’ll purchase. There is no ‘right-size’ for bathroom vanities, but there are usually standard sizes for single and double vanities

Now, there are basically 3 kind of vanities- the single, double and floating vanities

· Single Vanities
This is the commonest type of vanity. It consists of just one sink and is often used for small-sized bathrooms. The size normally ranges from 24”- 48”, but there are some as wide as 60”.

· Double vanities
Can you guess why it’s called double?

Exactly. It has two sinks. It is otherwise known as “His and Her sink”

The size often ranges from 48” to 72”, but most of these vanities are 60”. This is the best type of vanity for shared bathrooms.

Floating vanities
This is very ideal for modern bathrooms because it leaves space underneath for easy cleaning. It can exist as both a single and double vanity, although it’s mostly produced as a double vanity.

It’s great for small bathrooms because it conserves space. It’s also great for homes with lots of people, especially disabled people in wheelchairs.

Personal style
It’s not enough to simply want to buy vanities. You have to buy ones that suit your ideal bathroom vanity design. After noting your floor plan and overall bathroom size, you can now purchase vanities that suit your style of that size.

You can either choose a traditional, modern, transitional, or farmhouse look.

Modern vanities look very sleek and flashy. Traditional vanities have lots of wooden details and carvings. Transitional vanities are a blend of both modern and traditional vanities. Then, farmhouse vanities are from reused furniture and have organic undertones.

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