Understanding the benefits of common materials for your bathroom.

Ceramics

Ceramics are one of the most popular materials used for bathroom fixtures and counter top accessories. Ceramic fixtures are always good options due to their versatility and unique way of fitting into most bathrooms. Ceramics are used in many sinks and toilets due to their solid durability, ease to clean and timeless look. One of the best things about ceramic fixtures or tiles is that they are very scratch resistant, giving you one less thing to worry about. Ceramic is a pretty safe and reliable material all around as well, so if you are looking for a beautiful and sturdy bathroom material, consider including some ceramic fixtures or tiles into your bathroom design. Ceramic tiles are one of the most common uses for this particular material in many bathroom designs due to the durability and design as well as an affordable price tag. It is very apparent that ceramic is very versatile, making it very easy to incorporate in your bathroom design.

Metal

Metal is another very common material used in bathroom fixtures and accessories. Metal can be used in virtually every bathroom fixture, especially faucets and showers, and of course, metal encompasses a plethora of different types of metallic materials. Most high end accessories are made of brass and steel. Lower priced accessories can be made of zinc and iron. Other than accessories, metal can be used in other fixtures such as sinks, bathtubs, traps and a variety of others. Overall, metal is one of the most durable materials that you can include in your bathroom. It can also incorporate a number of beautiful finishes that can add style to your bathroom. Theses finishes include matte and chrome among other beautiful finishes. Metal will most likely be incorporated in your bathroom in one way or another. Pipes, screws and any other aspect that can be visible should be polished in the most visually appealing.

Crystal

Crystal fixtures offer a very beautiful and classy look. Crystal can be most commonly used in vessel bathroom sinks and countertop accessories such as soap dispensers, tumblers and soap dishes. Hand cut crystal offers a design carved into the crystal why clear crystal offers a smooth texture. If you are going for a high end and classy looking bathroom design, crystal can be one of the most stunning and extravagant materials that you can include in your bathroom. A crystal bathroom sink can be one of the most eye catching fixtures to include in your bathroom due to the beautiful cuts in the crystal design. Crystal accessories are also quite common and very beautiful in a bathroom design. Crystal is a gorgeous option for your luxury bathroom bathroom.

Glass

Similar to crystal visually, glass is a very smooth and beautiful option to consider. If you are looking for a stylish and classy way to make your bathroom shine, glass is a material that you may want to consider. Glass is used for sinks, bathtubs and accessories for the most part. Glass can also be incorporated in medicine cabinets and similar fixtures to give you a comfortable and functional bathroom experience. If you are looking for a glass bathroom sink, you will most likely be in the market for a vessel sink, which is the most common. Glass vessel sinks offer a great sense of beauty and luxury to a bathroom design, so if that is your goal, you should definitely consider this type of sink.

Wood

Available in many different types and colors, wood is commonly used in vanities. MDF fiberboard, an engineered wood product, is now used in 99% of bathroom vanities on the market. Wood is good for natural or organic themed bathrooms. Wood is also one of the most common materials used in bathrooms, not only in vanities, but in many other aspects as well. Wood can be used in trims, cabinets and a variety of different accents or fixtures in order to benefit your bathroom in terms of both functionality as well as style and design. Like ceramic, wood is one of the most versatile materials that you can include in your bathroom. You can even use wood for a bathtub as well, among many other beautiful fixtures.

Stone and Marble

Less common but very beautiful, stone is durable and luxurious. Stone can be the material used for bathtubs and sinks mainly. Stone bathtubs can be custom made in size and stone type. Stone sinks are a very beautiful option for including stone into your bathroom. Depending on the style of bathroom you are going for, stone can be one of the most attractive materials because of how many different types of stone there are. Granite, limestone and soapstone are common types of stone that can be used in a multitude of different bathroom styles.

Acrylic

Acrylic material gives you many options for color and style. Acrylics can be used in many fixtures, mainly bathtubs. Acrylic is generally used in accenting features of bathtubs or in other decorative ways in order to make some fixtures stand out more brightly. This type of material is great for more eye catching bathroom designs that exhibit brighter colors, but they can also be implemented with essentially any color, such as white, black gray, etc.