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How Do I Use Houzz For Bathroom Inspiration Ideas?

We Singaporeans shouldn't underestimate the importance of the bathroom in our daily lives! Consider the amount of time we spend at the beginning or end of each day here. Or even the physiological effect this space's functions and aesthetics has on our senses. You definitely wouldn't want to compromise on your bathroom renovation!

The typical Singaporean bathroom is on average between 4.1 to 5.2 square metres in a HDB or Condominium apartment, while those in semi-detached homes and bungalows are often larger. Here on the Houzz bathroom photo pages, you'll find the entire range of options available in Singapore to suit your inspiration needs. Beyond spatial concerns, Singaporean bathroom photos on Houzz can also be narrowed down bathrooms, or specific search terms can be used for picking out bathroom colours, materials, flooring finishes, and functions (such as showers, vanity cabinets or toilet)

Which Search Terms Should I Use on Houzz To Find Inspirations for Bathroom Designs?

While some may term the general space where one takes a shower and use the toilet as a "bathroom", another might simply call it a "toilet". Similar variations occur with quite a few other terms we use for the functions within this space. To make sure you find what you're looking for, here's a few points of clarification that you'll want to be aware of, especially if you're looking for small-space bathroom inspirations beyond Singapore!

1. Toilet or Bathroom?

Throughout the entire English speaking world, describing the space that we use to clean ourselves can have multiple variations. A space that includes a shower and/or a bathtub, a toilet, and a sink, is generally understood as a full bathroom. Singaporeans may be used to the word "toilet", however, this should really only be used to describe the actual fixture within the bathroom space. The proper way we would ask "May I know where the bathroom is?" is just that, without mentioning "toilet". So unless you're looking for different designs, shapes and sizes of the toilet, you're better off using the word "bathroom" in your search for a modern, sleek looking -styled bathroom.

2. Bathroom Vanity or Sink Pedestal?

What sets the bathroom vanity apart from the average bathroom sink pedestal is the former's incorporation of the bathroom sink on a surface (such as a countertop) which might incorporate various functions. (e.g. a cabinet for storage) Some Singaporeans also use the term "basin cabinet" for this functional object as well. Others would simply have a mirror cabinet for storage, along with the sink below. The term vanity can sometimes be confusing, as it describes both a dressing table, as well as the unit within the bathroom. On Houzz, this is made clearer as there exists a "vanity" section under the Bathroom photos.

3. Shower or Bath?

This one's a little more obvious - showers are more common in HDBs and condominium apartments due to space limitations and regulations. However, in some landed property and condominium bathrooms, showers might be incorporated into baths or bathtubs. You can search for these simply using the term "bathtub showers", then apply the "Singapore" location filter.

4. Bathroom Flooring or Bathroom Tiles?

A search for "bathroom floor" gives greater search results if you're simply looking for flooring options for this space. Once you've understood what sort of flooring surface you want for your shower, use specific terms such as "ceramic tile" then subsequently narrowing the home space to "bathroom". Then adding the location filter "Singapore" if you'd like to narrow the results locally.

How Do I Organise Inspiration on Houzz?

With so much going on in the bathroom, you'll want to create a separate ideabook for each function, whether it's for the cabinet, vanity, sink, or mirror. You can also create ideabooks for your preferred bathroom: That will help define your preferences and help in your conversation with a professional as well.

What Should I Do With My Bathroom Design Ideabooks?

Your Houzz bathroom ideabooks can help refine your plan - whether your preferred choices can fit into your actual space. Having these ideabooks also mean that you're not leaving any choices to chance - decisions in such an important area for renovating should not be random. The mirror you choose should be one that you've considered fitting for your planned bathroom. If you're doing the renovation yourself, these choices will help move you towards checking through your floor plans and sketches.

If you're hiring a professional (bathroom renovator, contractor, or interior designer), you'll be asking for quotes on the specific choices you've made in your ideabooks. The professional would also be able to give you help on issues regarding your bathroom design that you may not have considered. Whichever step you take, your bathroom ideabooks on Houzz will help give you direction towards realising your dream bathroom!
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Trilight Condo

J - nick_wong67


Nieve Photography http://nievephotos.com/
瓷砖的颜色不错 - webuser_727851415

pinnacle @ duxton

Overall design and colour. But lighting needs to be brighter - rachel_soon

Country Elegance @ Kim Tian

Handtuchhalter - Bad - OG - anastasia_andreas

105 Jalan Rajah

Common Bathroom. The common bathroom has an array of wood finishes & embroidery accented tiles & some dark color pallet. The walls are in panels of wood finish material in medium shades of oak wood. The opposite wall is an embroidery like accent tiles in cool colors. The bathroom sink is a concave shaped with inner white porcelain, & a matte black exterior finish. The cabinetry has a grey concrete like texture finish with black counter top. Flooring in medium wood tiling.
making the inevitable pipes look nice.... - tess_tseng

Grey Grandeur


117A Jalan Tenteram

Hidden lights and pipes in ceiling - raymond_fong78

Detached house @ Saraca Road

Altar at Attic
Love the style the wood and closet - mitch_cabling

5-Room BTO HDB - Edgedale Plains

Common bathroom idea - shalini_devi7

Camden Park Bungalow House

Bathroom (with Jacuzzi) feature wall: Metalicus Granite Floor: Travertine Unfilled, brushed All materials & photos by Polybuilding.
Nice walls are nice and look nice so they are nice and they have lighting if the texture is smooth, it is very nice. - nick_wong67

Bishan Summit

Tacman Photography
Nice overall design, but pipe is not nice - nick_wong67


Marcus Lim
Possible to do the pebbles? - annabellekwok

Calrose Condo @Yio Chu Kang Road

Storage space is idea and Color combination is nice. No need for open space and don’t like the choice of sink - shiling_choo

585 Pasir Ris

三位一体?一个朝向? - webuser_727851415

Homey Gardens Resale Condo

Bathroom design - joshua_wong69

Colonial Bungalow

Consideration for common toilet - webuser_891309652

Interior photography

The bathtub is lower than the floor and two separate sinks. Don’t like the floor - cheryl_ng7

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