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Turn a small space into a kid-friendly bathroom

Zenergy Communications

By Zenergy Communications

Weekend Reno – Turn a small space or update an already existing bathroom into a kid-friendly one

Looking to give your kids their own place to wash-up? Is your family climbing on top of each other to get ready in the morning? An extra bathroom could be a huge time-saver, not to mention help get everyone up on the right side of the bed. So why not turn a small, unused space in your home into a kid-friendly bathroom? Take a look at some of the tips below to make this weekend reno, quick, easy and budget-friendly!

Add a step to the sink or lower the vanity
It can be hard for kids to reach the sink or mirror, often leading to more spills and messes than anyone would like. Consider lowering the vanity countertop or build a step that pulls out of the bottom of the vanity for a longer-term solution. When kids are younger they can step on it to reach the sink and when they are older you can pull the step out to create a drawer with more storage space!

Put the toilet at the perfect height
Turning a small space like a closet into a bathroom can be a challenge with traditional plumbing, but upflush toilets like the Sanistar from Saniflo make it a breeze. The compact, self-contained unit is eco-friendly, wall-mounted and can be installed in as little as one day since there is no need to break the floor. This means you can choose the exact position and height of the toilet - whether it’s raised for adult comfort, or lowered for younger children. And with recent attention about the ideal way to position yourself on the toilet, adding a Sanistar is a great opportunity to get in perfect position. Plus the soft-close toilet seat makes it extra appealing for adults!

Create non-slip surfaces
Little feet are always on the move and it’s important to think of safety, especially when wet surfaces are involved. Test out tiles when wet before applying them and consider using small ceramic with a lot of grout lines to provide traction.
You can also add a non-slip mat or treads to showers, baths and even beside the fixtures where water is likely to fall.

Whether you are creating a new space in your home for young children or just want to add a few additions on to an already-existing space, these tips are perfect for a weekend project. For more ideas, please check out the Saniflo website.

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