Although we’re used to seeing closets and wardrobes in bedrooms, some homeowners have the required extra space in their bathrooms instead of bedrooms.
Naturally, they want to put that extra space to good use and make their bathroom fully functional without wasting any inch of space.
But is building a closet bathroom combo the best you can do with the space?
Let’s find out!
The Pros And Cons Of A Closet Bathroom Combo
As you probably imagined, there are ups and downs to having a closet in a bathroom. Let’s start with the pros.
Is Moisture Really A Problem?
If the bathroom is a new build or you’re remodeling it, you have the opportunity to create a good ventilation system.
The humidity and moisture can indeed leave a nasty smell on clothes (especially if they’re exposed for longer periods of time), but as long as ventilation is in place, you shouldn’t have any problem with this.
If, however, you’re not remodeling and you’re building the closet in the bathroom as a small home improvement project, you’ll want to be extra careful and consider getting a strong vent.
Suggestions To Get A Functional Closet Bathroom Combo
Where Else Can You Have A Wardrobe
You can install a walk-in wardrobe in different places in the house. However, several spaces are simply much more comfortable to access. For example, you wouldn’t want a walk-in wardrobe in a kitchen, but it works great in a bedroom!
A closet bathroom combo works just fine as well, but you can get a wardrobe in a laundry room, in a finished basement, in a hallway, or even in a half-bathroom on the second floor.
Here at Mortise & Miter, we can build the closet anywhere you have the required space, We’re licences and certified builders with years of experience and knowledge behind us, so your project is in good hands with us!
The master bathroom makes a great closet space, and as we’ve mentioned before, if the ventilation system is on-point and your bathroom dimensions allow it, the investment will be worth it!
What Should The Walk In Wardrobe Include?
A walk in wardrobe has a lot of cabinets and open shelves. We recommend cabinets as they offer more privacy. If you want your look to be consistent, go for white cabinets (flat panel cabinets to be specific) and task lighting.
If the floor plan allows, make sure you’re getting a space designed for shoe storage. On the other hand, if you’re dealing with a limited space, you won’t be able to add any additional storage options.
If you don’t want (or you don’t have the space) for a closet in your master bedroom, it’ll work just as fine in a master bath as long as you have a strong exhaust fan.
While there are some cons of a closet bathroom combo, the pros will outweigh them. Besides, taking all the extra caution will render the downsides insignificant.
At Mortise & Miter, we’re offering a complete bathroom remodeling service in Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Lenexa, and the surrounding areas. We’re taking care of everything, so you won’t have to move a finger.