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Get Chic With Teak: Three Ways To Incorporate Teak Into Your Bathroom


Date: April 23rd 2015

As a teak furniture lover, you already have items made of this wood both out on your deck, and inside your dining room. Are you ready to take your love of teak wood one step further as you get ready to renovate the smallest room in the house? Teak furniture and furnishings can bring a rustic, natural look to your bathroom, and here are three easy ways to do so. Towel Storage Why have a boring towel rack on the wall just like everyone else does? Instead, look at investing in a teak storage ladder for your bathroom. A storage ladder consists of three shelves that get smaller in size as they move up the height of the ladder. The varying shelf sizes mean you can store rolled up towels on the bottom shelf, hand towels rolled up in the middle, and face cloths or ornament bottles on the top shelf. Caution warning: if you have small children who also use this bathroom, make sure you use anti-tip safety straps to make sure the ladder cannot fall away from the wall. The weight of this teak piece could hurt their fragile little bones. Anti-tip straps can be purchased at your local department and hardware stores. Once you’ve got all the towels nicely stacked, you’re ready to look at the shower. Shower Seat As you get older, you will find that your body appreciates any chance it can get to sit down, and that includes while you are in the shower. You can combine this need with your love of teak by considering shower seating. There are two ways you can include this in your bathroom renovation plans: Fold down shower seat. This type of seat is attached to the wall, and the seat portion folds down to provide a small seat when your legs don’t want to stand up any more. The benefit of this design is that it does not take up any room in the shower once it is folded back up. This suits smaller shower cubicles where space is a premium. Shower bench. For the larger shower, a shower bench means you can sit with more comfort. Look for one that has a slat seat so the water has a chance to drain through rather than to pool on the wood. A bench with a small shelf underneath will give you extra storage space for your favourite […]

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Hi, my name is Lanna. I love choosing furniture. I especially love choosing the colours and styles that make my home look amazing. If you are interested in learning about furniture colours, how to coordinate different styles and how to integrate a palette into your home, you have come to the right blog. Here, I plan to write about all of that. Whether you like deep wood colours, soft neutral shades or bright neon colours, you can find the decorating strategies you need here. My experience is all firsthand. I have decorated my own home, and I have also helped my friends!