Everything we do involves ergonomics and it is very important to think about them when we design our bathroom as well. The need for extra light when you are using a magnifying glass is as important as the need to have a place to sit while you are in the bathroom.
We have tried to cover the most important things you can do to make your life easier when it comes to your bathroom.
- The ability to clean it easily
When we do things around the house we want to finish as quickly as possible and this is true when we clean the bathroom. We want to do it as easily as possible and we don’t want to bend or stand on our knees while doing it. This is why it is important that nothing touches the floor – or try to prevent that as much as possible.
This way you will be able to sanitize the floor easily by being able to reach every corner of the bathroom, reducing the time you spend cleaning your bathroom.
- The ability to store things easily
People don’t usually see the importance of having the right storage space in their bathrooms. This refers to having enough space but also for the things that you store to be easily reachable. Therefore, if you have a storage cabinet in this part of the house you should make it large enough to be able to store a lot of stuff but also easy to use.
You should have drawers that are big enough to store your hairdryer, cosmetics, and even your toilet paper. Women usually have more stuff than men so if there is a woman in the house, this aspect is especially important. Some people even like to store their towels in their bathrooms, so the more reachable things are the better.
- The ability to easily reach for the toilet paper
Don’t you hate it when you sit comfortably on the toilet and you realize that you have to get up and get the toilet paper? Yes, we know, it is an unpleasant image, but we have used this example to emphasize how important it is for the toilet paper to be within reach.
There are many bathrooms that are not designed in order to efficiently cover this important aspect and in these bathrooms, usually, the toilet paper sits within reach but on the floor or on the sink. So you should try to make a special place for the toilet paper that is really close to the toilet.
- The ability to sit
There are many times when people would like to sit in their bathroom. If you have enough space to be able to install a good bathroom chair, you should definitely do that. You will feel a lot better when you want to put moisturizer on or do your hair removal routine.
A great place to put a chair is in the shower. Many people, especially the elderly, need to sit down while washing and even if you don’t have any health problems, it is a great way to relax while sitting under the shower after a long day.
The bathroom is a place that is often overlooked when it comes to ease of use because we don’t really spend that much time there. However, you can improve your experience in the bathroom, and therefore, you will be able to reduce unwanted stress and make your day-to-day life easier and a lot more pleasant by putting a little bit of effort into it.
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