As you probably already know, there are a lot of things that you can add to your bathroom, however, not all of them are needed. What I want to talk to you about today is what are the essential items in every bathroom and why are they important. A lot of people think that as long as there is a shower, sink and toilet then they are good, however, there is more to it than that.

Something that you must understand is that every bathroom is different, but the items that they all have are usually the same. Just know that the list that I am about to show you consists of the things that every bathroom should have in them.

Essential Bathroom Items

Soap Holder – One thing that every bathroom needs is a soap holder. I say this because you need a place to put the soap as opposed to just having it lay on the counter or sink. Just remember, a soap holder is very inexpensive and they don’t take up much room either.

Trash Can – If you don’t have a trash can, then all the garbage is going to pile up in a corner or you might try to flush it down the toilet. Just don’t make the mistake of not having a trash can because they don’t take up a lot of room and you can find one that even fits the style of your bathroom.

Towel Rack – One thing that I believe is a must in every bathroom is a towel rack. It doesn’t matter if it is a wooden towel rack or a chrome towel rack, just make sure you have one. The biggest problem that some people have is they don’t have a towel rack in their bathroom, so the towel just sits there on the sink or ends up on the floor.

Mirror – If you have a bathroom with a sink, then you should have a mirror directly over that. The reason for this is so that you and your guests can see themselves as they are washing their hands or in case they need to check to see how they are looking.

I know that some of these seem pretty obvious, however, you would be surprised how many homeowners forget these things. Just think, what would you do if you didn’t have a good towel shelf in your bathroom? What if you forget to place a trash can in there? Just remember these things and you will be just fine.