First and foremost, the bathroom must be safe and functional. Bath rugs and mats should feature anti-skid backing to help avoid any potential slips and falls; towel bars should be securely affixed to the wall and grab bars should be installed in and around the tub and commode for added safety. Bathing can be hazardous – a shower bench or chair lets you sit while shampooing hair or showering; this can be helpful when you are fatigued or if you have balance or stability issues.
One of the most useful additions to any bathroom is a hand held showerhead and it is not that difficult to install; most are easy to mount without having to call in a plumber. A handheld showerhead makes it easy to shower or shampoo hair while seated and it allows you to direct the water spray precisely where you want it. Soothe aching muscles with a water massage, bathe children, wash pets or even water plants; with a handheld showerhead it is much easier to clean the tub or shower enclosure too.
Another very practical bath décor solution is a hookless shower curtain – most have the liner already attached and they are easy to install in minutes. Since experts recommend replacing your shower curtain and liner on a regular basis you can skip the hassle of fussing with shower curtain hooks or rings when you make the change to a hookless shower curtain. Often a hookless shower curtain will slide more easily as there is no chance for the hooks to get hung up plus they offer a cleaner and more contemporary look.