What is a Bathroom Vanity Unit?

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When designing a new bathroom, one of the features that you may be looking at is a vanity unit. While it’s not essential for every bathroom, there are many benefits to investing in one.

Here is everything you need to know about bathroom vanity units, what they are used for, what sizes and styles are available, and how to choose the right design for your home.

What is a bathroom vanity unit used for?

The main purpose of a vanity unit is to add essential storage space in the most ergonomic way possible. A sink and vanity combo means you don’t need to fit a separate basin and storage cupboard, maximising your floor space.

Luxury bathroom vanity units also add a wonderful aesthetic, and can transform a dull space by injecting colour and texture.

Do I need a vanity unit?

A vanity is great for storing things like toiletries, bath products, toilet roll, spare towels or cleaning sprays. It’s a fantastic way of keeping all your clutter hidden away, so if you prefer a clean and tidy home, a vanity unit could be for you.

What styles are available?

There are many different styles of cabinets available, including wall mounted vanity units, standing vanity units, as well as corner vanity cabinets. So no matter the layout of your bathroom, you should be able to find something that works.

Plus, there are endless options when it comes to colour or materials. From rustic solid oak and luxury Carrera marble to granite, there are many countertop and cupboard door combinations to choose from.

What sizes are available?

There are many sizes ranging from small to extra large, serving different purposes with practicality and design. For instance, small floating units are ideal for tight spaces such as the downstairs toilet. While larger bathrooms could benefit from some of the double units.

No matter the size of your family and your storage needs, there’s a vanity for you. If you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, it’s also possible to get a custom design service. At Aspenn Furniture, we offer a bespoke service for our customers, tailoring vanity units to the exact space, look and feel they require. We have a 6 step process that allows you to build your dream vanity online. Design yours now.

How do I find the right one for my bathroom?

With so many beautiful vanity cabinet designs to choose from, it can be hard to find the right one. Here are some important factors to consider:

  • Design – is your bathroom traditional or contemporary?
  • Size – how much storage space do you need?
  • Price – what’s your budget and are you looking for a short or long term solution?
  • Placement – do you need a wall mounted vanity unit, a standing vanity or a corner vanity cabinet?

How do I install my vanity unit?

We make luxury bathroom vanity units to order, and deliver them fully assembled and ready-to-fit to your home. You supply your own sinks and taps, and to install the plumbing you will need to hire a plumber.