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5 Tips for Remodeling a Small Bathroom April 25, 2019

Waipahu, Ewa
5 Tips for Remodeling a Small Bathroom, Ewa, Hawaii

A small bathroom presents unique challenges since you’ll need to maximize every square foot. Whether you’re creating a nice guest bathroom or a master bath you want to retreat to after a long day, you can still make it happen in a tiny space. Use the tips below to make that small space feel bigger with a smart bathroom design.

5 Bathroom Design Tips for a Small Space

1. Keep It Light

Light colors make a room look larger. Use lighter colors in your finishes with some pops of color or texture for visual interest. Plenty of natural light will also make a small space feel less confined; you can achieve this while maintaining privacy with high windows or skylights.

2. Install a Glass Showerbathroom design

A glass shower is ideal for a small bathroom design because it allows light to travel through and extends the line of sight upon entering the room. Use a seamless glass enclosure for the best result.

3. Splurge on Quality

One upside of having a small space is that you can get the highest quality finishes without breaking your budget. The bathroom will instantly feel luxurious when you get a beautifully crafted vanity or gorgeous flooring and tile for the shower.

4. Use a Pocket Door

A pocket door does not swing inward or outward; it moves sideways into the wall. This works well for small spaces and water closets since you won’t run into a door while moving around.

5. Install a Large Mirror

Mirrors instantly double the visual size of the space by reflecting the room back on itself. A large frameless mirror will add both drama and perceived square footage. If you place it opposite a light source like a window or fixture, it will make the room brighter and more cheerful.


When you’re ready to begin your bathroom remodeling project, turn to the experts at Cutting Edge Builders Hawaii in Waipahu. The locally owned and operated company has served Oahu homeowners since 2014. They’ll provide open communication throughout the entire project, from starting on your bathroom design to putting on the finishing touches. Contact them online or at (808) 478-6718 to schedule a free consultation with their remodeling contractors.

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