When people use bathrooms, privacy is of utmost importance. This is true for both homeowners as well as their guests. If you are a homeowner, you wouldn’t want your guests to see your dirty laundry right? You also wouldn’t want them to see things like your prescription medicines or other personal items. At the same time, when guests come over, it is understandable that they would like privacy when using a bathroom in another home. Adding a half bath for guests is a great way to circumvent these problems. While deciding on a half bath layout can be difficult, you can easily check the layouts available at a bathroom showroom for more ideas.
Regardless of whether you live in a large home or a small home, you can always find some space where are half bath can be added. If you have a garage, you can easily use some of the space available for a half bath connected to your living room. This can also be done if you have a gabled attic or some space under your stairs. As long as you have a few square feet of space to spare, a half bath can be added. Take a look at half bath display areas in a reputable bathroom showroom and you will see that it does not take up that much space at all. All you need is a space about 3 feet wide and 6 feet long at the minimum.
In terms of what goes into a half bath, the basic requirements include a sink, a bathroom mirror and a toilet. However, you can add other things if you have extra space such as extra cabinets or a sink countertop. With regards to toilets and sinks, there are many models are designed to save space. You can easily find wall mounted sink with a small footprint or a smaller toilet bowl from a good bathroom showroom.