Thursday, August 18, 2011

Prepping your bathroom for the winter

Summer is almost over and for many people up north, that means it's time to prepare for the cold season. Besides purchasing the right kinds of winter apparel, it's also important that the home is prepped for the harsh climate so that you will be comfortable and warm. In the bathroom, for instance, there are some things that you can do to ensure that your time spent in it is enjoyable.

During those cold winter months, no one enjoys stepping on cold floor tiles in the morning. An easy solution is to purchase bathroom mats that will keep your toes warm and cozy. For a more permanent solution, you could have floor heaters installed so your tiles remain warm.

Another great investment for the winter would be a steam shower. Imagine being in a hot shower as the steam cleanses your skin and relaxes you in the process. You might even forget for a few minutes or so that it's snowing right outside!

A steam shower and heated floors are great investments for the bathroom, but also make sure that the space is properly insulated and that the windows are secured so no heat gets out.