Our clients brief for this bathroom was to remove the bath tub to create more floor space within the small bathroom.
We stripped out the bathroom and replaced wall framing which had been damaged by the leaking shower.
The old bathroom design had the vanity unit placed under the window which left no room for a mirror. We moved the plumbing and installed the new vanity onto an adjacent wall, making it possible to also install a mirror cabinet above the vanity.
Price Guide: $20,000 - $25,000
Duration: 4 weeks
Wet Room Bathroom Styles & Designs
Wet Room style bathrooms are a hot trend in Australia right now, and for many good reasons. It’s a trend that's not disappearing anytime soon. In this article, we explain what a wet room is, the different styles of wet room bathroom design commonly seen in Australia, and the Pros and Cons of wet rooms.
What is a Wet Room?
With its design roots from Japan, a traditional wet room would usually be two rooms. The first room, known as an entrance room, is used for undressing/ dressing and would also have a bathroom vanity/sink. The 2nd room would be the actual bathroom consisting of a shower and a deep bathtub. The toilet would be separate from these two rooms.
In Australia, we don’t usually see the traditional Japanese style wet room, but rather we see many versions of wet room type bathrooms, especially in the bathroom renovation industry where the renovator is often limited by the existing room size and accessibility to existing plumbing. A wet room is a bathroom in which the shower is open (might have a partial screen but not fully enclosed) and its floor area is flush with the rest of the room.
The following wet room bathrooms are the three most common wet room designs we see in Australia.
Meet Julian & Shanna Driussi, a husband and wife team with over 25 years of experience in the building & renovation industry. Sharing their knowledge and passion for bathroom renovations.