The Ultimate Bathroom Cabinet & Vanity Buying Guide

Remodeling a bathroom is an exciting project that can add immense value given you follow some key bathroom cabinet and vanity buying tips. Your bathroom vanity and cabinets act as a spotlight in the room and selecting the right ones can prove troublesome when you have to consider space, style, material, color, and more.

What Size Cabinets Should I Have in my Bathroom?

Before you can pick out your new vanity and cabinets, you need to measure your bathroom. These measurements should be precise. Pay attention to where the bathroom door swings, and where the toilet is, and if you have a shower door rather than a curtain, pay attention to where it swings as well.

What Are Standard Bathroom Vanity Sizes?

When it comes to standard bathroom vanity sizes, there are a few standard widths that you are likely to encounter. These include 24, 30, 36, 48, 60, and 72 inches. However, you may occasionally come across some mid-sized options in between these sizes.

In addition to standard widths, the standard depth of a vanity cabinet is usually between 20 and 21 inches front to back. If space is limited in your bathroom, you can also find narrow depth options, only 18 inches in depth.

How Much Storage Space Should I Have?

Now that you know the dimensions of your bathroom and how much space is available for your cabinets and vanity, you need to decide how much storage space you want and need. Do you want a vanity with a lot of storage space underneath, or do you prefer a vanity without cabinets? You can also think about adding a medicine cabinet or cabinets apart from the vanity.

When you know how much space you need, the experts at Sterling will guide you in selecting the right sink, style of vanity, and so forth.

What Materials Should My Cabinets & Vanity Be in My Bathroom?

The next thing to consider is the materials for your vanity. Bathrooms typically hold substantial humidity, especially in those colder winter months where hot showers are a necessity! The materials you select should be able to withstand humidity and be easy to clean.

Most modern bathrooms use wood, metal, thermofoil, or medium-density fiberboard. If your bathroom receives heavy use and is consistently humid, wood may not be your best option as its durability to humidity isn’t great.

What are The Most Modern Bathroom Vanities?

Upon figuring out all the above attributes, you can select your preferred style and soon, your vanities and cabinets! Beyond the utility, space, and materials, consider the aesthetic of your options. The primary consideration is the physical structure, and from there, you can select a color to match the rest of your bathroom.

Do you want his and her vanity, a standalone vanity with only a sink and no cabinet space, a standalone vanity, or a wall-mounted vanity? There are countless options, so take your time and consider scheduling a visit to one of our showrooms to see how they look in person.

Where Can I Buy Bathroom Vanities & Cabinets?

Choosing a bathroom vanity and cabinets is an exciting process that takes patience and precision. Your new bathroom additions must fit perfectly, the style should provide functionality and aesthetic value, and the materials need to be durable. If you want more information about bathroom vanities and cabinets, reach out to Sterling Kitchen and Bath today!

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