Would you be a lot happier with your bathroom if it had the storage space that you really need? For most people there is never enough storage space in a bathroom. Take our quiz and find out whether you know what to do to solve the problem.
Where is a good place to store appliances that you use in the bathroom?
Store them in a wire basket strategically placed inside the vanity.
Store them in the hall closet and take them into the bathroom as required.
Use an over the door shoe bag where each appliance can have its own home.
What is a logical choice when you want to add shelving in the bathroom?
Skinny shelves are the ideal size to fit:
around your medicine cabinet
between a commode and tub
over the sink or vanity
In addition to storing items, what else can adding skinny shelves accomplish?
They can give a perception that the room is larger.
They can act as a drying rack for facecloths and towels.
They can give a perception of height and provide a focal point.
What can you do if storage is already tight and you want to replace your vanity with a pedestal sink?
If storage is tight its best to stick with your vanity.
Go for the pedestal sink and add wire shelves designed for a pedestal sink.
Consider a vessel sink that sits on a vanity or counter and has the look of a pedestal sink.
What is a good example of task-specific storage designed for a bathroom?
a caddy rack that hangs on your showerhead
a wall mounted hair dryer
a decorative soap dish
How can you spice up task specific storage in your bathroom?
You can spray paint items to complement your bathroom finish.
You can replace older metal items with modern stylish units.
You can add decorative items such as woven baskets.
According to ABC News, how much time does the average American spend in the bathroom each year?
What is another good way to add extra cabinet space to a bathroom?
You can add custom cabinets above the bathtub.
You can cupboards above the commode.
You can add a triangular cabinet in that empty corner.
What is one method you can use to store spare towels?
Store spare towels in your linen closet until you need one.
Store spare towels in a wicker basket on the floor.
Store them neatly folded on the toilet tank.
What can you do with your personal necessities when storage is limited?
Store them on the bathroom counter.
Swap items like lotions out of the medicine cabinet to make room.
Put them in a cosmetic bag and take them into the bathroom as needed.
Approximately how many Americans drop their cellphone in the toilet every year?
about half a million
about five million
about seven million
What is one fact to consider when you are organizing your bathroom storage?
You cannot always buy a solution.
Space fills quickly with unnecessary items.
Larger items are best stored on the lower shelves.
There is no more room for storage, what now?
You can utilize the space on the edge of the tub for shampoo, bath oils and bubble bath.
Make up a bathroom kit for each household member to carry back and forth as required.
Rotate seasonal items like sunscreen in the winter to storage in another room.
How often should you inventory the bathroom to clear up unwanted or unused items?
once a month
every three months
twice a year
What is a great way to store your kid’s wet tubby toys?
Store the toys in a plastic box placed in the vanity.
Store the toys in a wicker box beside the tub.
Store them in a nylon fishnet sack.
What is an important consideration when arranging storage in the bathroom?
What is the most important thing to check if you plan to use appliances stored in the bathroom?
Check that appliances do not have worn or frayed cords.
Check that appliances will not reach the bathtub while they are plugged in.
Make sure that a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) protects the outlet.
What is a unique way to achieve more bathroom storage that is often overlooked?
Built in cupboards that are flush with an interior wall.
Shelving that straddles the commode and gives storage above the tank.
Task oriented racks that fit in the corner and rest on a conventional tub.
What is a last word of good advice when designing bathroom storage?