Wood shelving and other shelves discussed at length

Bathroom Wall Shelves

Bathroom wall shelves and cabinets are typically wall mounted, serving as a very useful form of shelving.

One of the places in your home that you don’t normally think about shelving, but you often think about storage is the bathroom. Whether you are a bachelor or a family with five kids, there never seems to be enough space in the standard bathroom set up for bathroom wall shelves. That’s why, when chosen well, bathroom shelving can help drastically improve the feel and functionality of your bathroom.

Bathroom wall shelves come in many different styles. Some bathroom shelves are built in as part of a mirror or medicine cabinet. These are usually wall mounted bathroom shelves meant for toothbrushes, toothpaste, hair products, and other bathroom essentials. Other bathroom wall shelving is designed to be placed over the toilet. As part of a larger apparatus, this shelving unit can include mirrors, doors, drawers, baskets, hooks, or just open shelving. If you live in earthquake territory, make sure to have this bolted to the wall so it doesn’t fall on you in the event of an earthquake. Another bathroom wall shelf that might interest you is a decorative bathroom shelf that you can use for design, function, or both.

Whichever design you choose, you should check with the supplier to make sure that they have a reasonable return policy. Just in case the bathroom wall shelves don’t hold everything you want them to, or the color doesn’t match your bathroom just right, you will want to make sure you have return it without having any financial consequences.

One of the primary reasons people buy bathroom wall shelves and cabinets is to find ways to save space in their respective bathrooms. But that’s not the only reason, and neither does that have to be the only consideration you take into account when you select a bathroom wall shelf. Bathroom wall mount shelves can serve both as decorations and for practical uses. The type of materials (wood, metal, composite, plastic, whicker, et cetera), length and depth, paint colors, and even the angle at which the shelf is hung can affect the overall look of the bathroom.

One thing to keep in mind when shopping for a bathroom shelves is that the bathroom tends to be one of the harshest environments in your home for furniture (the other one would be the kitchen). One of the reasons for this is because of the amount of steam that is produced during warm baths and showers. Another thing that makes it a harsh environment is that things tend to get dirtier in the bathroom, and while you might have a high tolerance for carpet fuzz or lint, in all likelihood your bathroom dirt tolerance is really low.

Because of this, look at each potential purchase in terms of resistance to water and ease of cleaning. If the design of any bathroom shelves is so intricate that you won’t be able to get into the crevices well enough to clean them out, it might not be a good purchase if you have small kids who are going to be learning to potty train or who are going to be splashing a lot in the bathtub.

By keeping in mind these simple tips, you should already be on your way to choosing the perfect bathroom wall shelves for your lifestyle.

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