Your bathroom floors are going to have to withstand heat, water, moisture, steam, and all sorts of other things that can wear it down quickly. All your bathroom floor ideas must then, include some material that can stand up to all that heavy use.

Most bathroom design ideas include a floor that is made out of one of several materials. Laminate floors have always been popular as well as vinyl (linoleum) . Resilient bathroom floors also work well in the bathroom because they do well wherever there is water or moisture present.

By far the most most used material for bathroom floor ideas is tile. You can choose from marble, ceramic, or porcelain tile and you can get so many textures and colors that it remains the favorite material. Tile is a very durable material that works quite well in wet environments and people love to use it on their bathroom walls as well. Tile can last for many years and if taken care of properly, could last as long as the house does which is another big advatage of using tile.

Other bathroom flooring options are bamboo floors, bathroom carpeting, and bathroom carpet tiles. If you have any type of carpets in the bathroom you must have a way to keep them dry and maintained. A carpet that gets wet everyday will not last long and will not look it's best for very long either. The floorboards under the carpet much be checked periodically to see that no moisture damage is being done.

Likewise, rugs in the bathroom may not a great idea because of the moisture. Many people have a mat or rug outside the shower to help prevent slipping but those rugs need to dry every day. While wool area rugs may look great, if they are in the bathroom you will have to find a way to keep them clean and dry. The bathroom is often a hot and moist place where mildew can form if not properly ventilated.


New houses can now come with a very large master bathroom. Usually, the larger and more expensive the house, the larger and fancier the master bathroom will be. This means you will have a chance to come up with some of your own master bathroom design ideas to put the finishing touches on your new bathroom.

If you are building a master bathroom, you might consider putting in a whirlpool or water massage tub. This is your chance to get the tub of your dreams put in your very own bathroom. It seems the new tubs with many jets are very popular and installing one of these in your master bathroom will give you something to enjoy for many years.

Custom large showers are also in style now and some of them are known as "party showers". These showers might have anywhere from 2 to 6 shower heads and can be quite large and elegant. Any shower remodeling idea should include all the new shower nozzles which can be big and give you lots of water or ones with jet massage streams. Modern walk in showers can also come with luxurious marble and even a place to sit.

Other master bathroom ideas include having heated towel racks and the most modern toilets that are heated and even give of a pleasant scent. Sound systems are becoming more common as well as flat screen televisions in the highest end bathrooms. If you set things up correctly, you will be able to watch your flat screen TV from your bathtub.

Whether you have bought a new house and are trying to put the finishing touches on your master bathroom or whether you are remodeling it from the start, investing in a master bathroom is something you will not regret. Having a nice master bathroom is something that can put a house over the top in an prospective buyer's eyes and may very well make your home easier to sell when that time comes.