Bathroom Remodeling Trends 2018

If you are remodeling your bathroom, then it makes sense to know about the latest bathroom remodeling trends. Here is a comprehensive article about the latest bathroom designs of 2018.
DecorDezine Staff
As a homeowner, you know how important it is to undertake remodeling work on your home every few years. Timely remodeling gives your home a much required makeover, and it also increases the value of your property if you choose to sell your home.

Bathroom remodeling is one of the most expensive remodeling projects, and therefore it should be well planned and executed. Before doing any work, it is important to consider what type of renovations you want and the extent of the same. If you have any special needs, like fitting in a second bathroom sink or installing a new bathtub, then you need to carefully plan these beforehand. If extensive remodeling is required where you change the layout of the bathroom, then it is best to hire a contractor who can better guide you on how to go about things.

Whatever renovations you might be considering, it is always best to know about the latest trends in bathroom remodeling. This will help you to update the design and ambiance of the bathroom in keeping with the latest trends. Given below are some of the most popular bathroom remodeling trends of 2018.
Bathroom Tubs
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  • Island Bath: Island bath isn't tiled into the wall and it's mainly used to highlight the floor.
  • Freestanding bath: It simply means a bathtub that isn't attached to the wall and has its own plumbing. It acts as a centerpiece of the room and it can be used in small bathrooms also. But remember, you'll need separate showering because it's only for deep soaking purposes.
  • Jacuzzi & garden tubs: Originally started in Europe, these tubs are built outside the house and they come with showers also.
Mirrors
Mirrors In Bathroom
The one part of the bathroom that is always taken for granted is bathroom mirrors. Simple, oval shaped mirrors are long gone, this year's trend is wall sized mirror with crown molding. It not only gives the space a luxurious look, but also makes the bathroom appear larger. The wall sized mirror should be installed along with a trimming of crown molding in a sleek style. The crown molding will act as the frame for the mirror and gives the bathroom a luxurious ambience.
Lighting
Bathroom Lighting
  • Instead of plain mirrors, you can opt for a backlit mirror for a glamorous look.
  • Chandeliers can be used in bathrooms if you want a warm and even glow.
  • Under cabinet lighting is the best way to highlight the floor and tiles.
  • The area in front of the mirror should be well lit for extra light.
  • The lights for showers, should be vapor-proof.
  • While lying in the tub, there shouldn't be light in front of you.
  • And the most important of all, the switches should be far away from any source of water.
Tiles
Bathroom Tiles
Although ceramic and porcelain tiles look great in a bathroom, nowadays, the use of stone tiles are more in vogue. The trick in using this trend successfully is to use it as an accent and not overdo it. You can also use slate tiles in the bathroom, which surrounds the shower for a minimalistic look. Stone tiles when combined with glass shower doors look modern and stylish.
Cabinets
Bathroom Cabinets
No bathroom is complete or functional without bathroom cabinets. You need a place to store your bath towels, toiletries, and bathroom cleaning supplies. If you feel cabinets will make your bathroom crowded, use small knobs or handles. Storage cabinets, built under the bathroom vanities not only makes efficient use of space, but also looks very trendy and chic. Paint bathroom cabinets in off white or any other pale color to give a spa like calming ambiance.
Flooring
Bathroom Flooring
Matte flooring is trending everywhere and whether it's a kitchen, or living room, or bathroom, matte will change the whole look of the room for sure. You can match it with anything. If you want to stick to a vintage look, you can add a little twist and use small tiles to make large patterns. If you want a luxurious look, go for marble floorings. It's totally natural, but a high end material and you can have any type of pattern in this type of flooring.
Color
Bathroom Colors
This year, bathroom color trends are leaning heavily towards pale and neutral colors. Off white, beige, rust, gold, copper, peach, and dove gray are some of the most popular colors in bathroom decor. You can use these colors in bathroom floors, wall tiles, bathroom counter tops, and cabinets.
Unlike fashion trends, bathroom design trends are relatively stable and there are no major changes that take place each season. If you have decided to remodel your bathroom, then keep these trends in mind, but make sure that they fulfill your needs too.