Built-In Bathroom Cupboards

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Bathroom cupboards are home to the majority of household bacteria. A cluttered bathroom counter only creates more opportunities for bacteria to grow. A quality bathroom cupboard will help you maintain a cleaner and healthier bathroom. Read this advice on bathroom cupboards.


Begin by measuring the space for a bathroom cupboard. It will be a waste of money to purchase or build a cupboard that does not fit in your bathroom.

Selecting a Cupboard

The cheapest and easiest option is to purchase a prefabricated cupboard from a bed and bath store. Prefabricated cupboards usually require some assembly, but the amount needed will be minimal compared to building a cupboard from scratch. For an extra fee, the store may assemble the cupboard for you.

Use small self-adhesive plastic squares on the bottom corners of the cupboard. They lift the cupboard by 1/8-inch to prevent deterioration.


For the most natural look, design a built-in bathroom cupboard. Building a bathroom cupboard is usually a much more involved process, but generally results in a better result. If you are not comfortable designing the cupboard yourself, consult a furniture maker.


Once the cupboard design has been prepared, you can build the cupboard yourself or hire a contractor. This is a good choice if you are not comfortable tearing out the walls or countertops, or if you need to change the plumbing in any way. It can also be a good choice if, like many homeowners, you do not own the necessary tools for major building projects.