Cloakroom suites can be invaluable, and if you choose the correct products to fill them with they can slot seamlessly into the smallest of spaces. Here we share our top tips on how you can achieve a stylish cloakroom suite on a budget.
Make an impact
Chances are that your cloakroom will be the smallest room in your home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create a stylish and functional space. With some clever thinking you can still make a big impact in a small cloakroom suite by selecting the right colours, tiles and wallpaper.
Flashes of colour can be added easily with a bright towel and some accessories, or why not be really bold and make a statement by painting one wall in a daring colour? Patterned wallpaper is another fab way to make an impact; you could create a feature wall or go all out and paper each wall with something more dramatic.
White gloss furniture
Instead of going for the usual classic white basin opt for a compact white gloss vanity unit. Remember that – in a small space – any surface that bounces light around is a bonus. Whether floor standing or wall mounted, a white gloss vanity unit will make a stylish, yet highly practical addition to your cloakroom suite.
By providing you with somewhere to hide away clutter like toiletries or cleaning products storage is essential to ensuring your cloakroom suite remains neat and organised. A mirrored cabinet fitted over the basin is also ideal for creating storage space, and it’ll keep toiletries close to hand too. Another clever way to incorporate storage is to create recesses in existing walls.
There are plenty of ways in which you can maximise space in your cloakroom suite. Cloakroom basins have been specifically designed to fit in small spaces with minimum projection into the room. To open up your floor space even more, make sure to choose a wall mounted design.
Your choice of toilet is important too; compact, short-projection toilets make all the difference to the feel of a space – too big and you could be missing out on valuable floor area. You could fit a wall-hung loo to create the illusion of a bigger room and also make cleaning the floor easier.
Other ways to enhance a sense of space include choosing reflective surfaces, fitting a large mirror and keeping surfaces clear from clutter. If possible reverse the door so it opens outwards instead of inwards.
Heated towel rails are now available in more compact sizes than ever before, and they provide the best way to ensure your towels are kept warm and dry in your cloakroom suite.
If you really can’t fit a radiator or heated towel rail into your cloakroom suite, install electric underfloor heating to add a touch of luxury and to create a warm and inviting feel.
The best budget cloakroom basins and furniture
Here we have picked out some of the best budget cloakroom basins and furniture that are great for creating a stylish look, but without the hefty price tag.
CheapSuites.co.uk corner wall mounted basin, £26 – this affordable cloakroom basin fits neatly into the corner of the room to make the best possible use of space – investing in a stylish mixer tap will also help to add that all-important finishing touch.
CheapSuites.co.uk compact white cabinet and basin £120 – featuring a white gloss finish and handy under-basin storage, this compact vanity unit is just perfect for a small cloakroom suite.
CheapSuites.co.uk vanity unit and toilet cloakroom pack £207 – this white gloss furniture pack with 450mm vanity unit and WC unit with back to wall toilet features a neat, compact design to maximise space in even the smallest cloakroom suite.
There are hundreds more bathroom suite ideas and space-saving solutions for cloakroom suites to be found throughout our website store.
For now though, get planning how you want to make a cloakroom suite statement and tick off this checklist before you get ready to go –
- Make sure you make an impact
- Get glossy with the clean lines of white gloss furniture
- Max out the available space
- Turn up the heat with a compact heated towel rail
- Pay less & Get More with CheapSuites
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