Q: Can wood be used in a bathroom or is it a “no-no?”
A: For many years there has been somewhat of a silent battle between necessary practicalities and designers’ ideas when it comes to wood in the modern bathroom. But yes, in short, you can use wood in the bathroom.
For the Tub
One way you can use wood in the bathroom is with your bathtub. Though a lot of people may say that water and wood are incompatible, this is one way to go against the grain and do something unique! After all, keep in mind that small tubs, casks and troughs have all been made of various types of woods and worked well over the centuries. You might even consider a wooden bathtub to be a distant descendant of its archaic ancestors.
Maybe not for Bathroom Fixtures…but
Wood may not be fit for bathroom fixtures, but a general trend to sacrifice more functionality for glamorous exterior has brought blocks of rich woods back to circulation.
What’s Becoming Popular?
Here are several ways that wood is becoming very popular in bathrooms.
A Bit of History
For a bit of history on the compatibility of wood and water, consider the last several last centuries, in which practically all vessels, which crossed the oceans, were built only from wood. It was from this idea that the idea for building bathtubs from wood evolved.
Woods chosen for their ability to resist moisture include:
There are a host of ways you can implement wood into the bathroom, whether though using wood furniture, trashcans, crates, flooring or even tubs. Talk with us today about how we can help you bring your dreams to life!