Choosing Doors for Your Bathroom Cabinet
When selecting any furniture to add to your bathroom cabinet, you want to feel assured that you have fully taken into account any considerations before purchasing the particular piece of furniture. These considerations could be everything from the size of the unit to any included features. However, one factor that some people may overlook is what type of doors the unit has. This contemplation isn’t of much importance to some pieces of furniture however it is something that you should have a think about when choosing bathroom cabinet.
Known for their elegant designs and added storage space, bathroom cabinet are created with inclusive storage space and are opened by a door. While you may think that there is one generic door option to choose from, due to the popular appeal of adding cabinets to the bathroom, there is now a wide variety of different door types to choose from and each has their own signature charm.
This round-up of the door options available should help you choose the correct bathroom cabinet with the appropriate door (or doors!) to complement your existing bathroom setting.
Bathroom cabinet with a solo door are quite a frequent addition to most bathrooms. The simplicity of the design means they can effortlessly complement most bathroom set-ups or just add minimalist flair to a low-key styled bathroom. However, one thing to consider when purchasing a cabinet with a single door is whether there is sufficient storage space within the cabinet as some single door bathroom cabinets are slightly smaller than other cabinets – making them an ideal option for the more compact bathroom.
In contrast to the minimalist design of cabinets with single doors are bathroom cabinets which boast double doors. These particular cabinets are perfect for adding a bold focal feature to the bathroom as the dual doors will certainly make an impressive statement in any bathroom. Another benefit to choosing double doors is the additional storage space.
Before purchasing a cabinet with double doors, it is advisable to check that each door can open comfortably within the space of your bathroom without banging into any other vanities – therefore double door cabinets may not be a good option for smaller bathrooms or compact en suites.
Similar to cabinets with double doors, triple door cabinets also offer that ample storage space making them perfect for those who share a bathroom. As the triple doors section off different areas of the cabinet, each area can be labelled to signal a particular section or shelf for each family member – a great idea for avoiding any messy clutter in the bathroom!
Although the generous storage space of a triple door cabinet may seem ideal, remember to check the space available in your bathroom prior to purchasing a triple door cabinet as usually a cabinet this size will only complement a larger bathroom setting.
Many bathroom cabinet operate on hinges to open the doors, however this can mean you may have to lean backwards and forwards to gain access to the shelf. One type of cabinet that removes the obstruction of hinged doors is a bathroom cabinet with sliding doors.
Bathroom cabinet with sliding doors have doors which function on a smooth sliding mechanism, making them a great option for anyone who wants easy access to their bathroom cabinet. If you are interested in purchasing a cabinet with sliding doors make sure you check the side areas of the cabinet to allow for the doors to open smoothly without being obstructed by any nearby vanities or shelves.
Probably the most popular choice of door for bathroom cabinets is doors which have mirrored fronts. The appeal stems from their multi-functionality, first acting as a door to your cabinet but then acting as a mirror that can greatly assist any morning routine.
Before purchasing a bathroom cabinet with a mirrored door, it is important that you check whether the cabinet can be installed at face level to avoid any strenuous bending or reaching to access the mirror.